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Death Penalty Possible for Some Child Predators?

Posted: 02/15/2007 - A get-tough measure to punish sex offenders who abuse children has been filed in Austin -- with the death penalty option. The proposal is one of the top issues for Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in the legislative session. The plan has minimum 25-year sentences for first convictions and the death penalty option for repeat molesters.

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Junior College Player Dies after Collapsing at Halftime

Posted: 02/15/2007 - Hillsboro police say a Grayson County College basketball player died last night after collapsing during halftime of his team's game. Hillsboro police Corporal Kyle Cox says Mike Ndiribe collapsed in a locker room during a game at Hill College.

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Texas Senate Votes to Exceed Spending Cap

Posted: 02/14/2007 - The Texas Senate Wednesday adopted a resolution that would pave the way to exceed the state's constitutional spending limit. The Legislature is grappling with higher spending this year because of $14 billion promised to schools for decreased property taxes.

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Madisonville Names Interim City Manager

Posted: 02/14/2007 - Madisonville didn't have to look far to find an interim city manager. In fact the person picked already has an office at city hall. Her name is Ruth Smith, and she's spent the past 27 years as the city's director of finance.

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SMU Faculty Opposes Limiting Release of Bush Documents

Posted: 02/14/2007 - The Faculty Senate of Southern Methodist University wants President Bush to rescind his order allowing former presidents to keep White House documents secret forever. SMU is in exclusive talks with the presidential library site selection committee.

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TX Senate Adopts Elderly Property Tax Rate Relief

Posted: 02/14/2007 - The Texas Senate Wednesday approved a bill that means elderly homeowners would get the same property tax relief everyone else has already benefited from. The measure now goes to the House.

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Local Delegation Makes B/CS Voices Heard in Austin

Updated: 02/14/2007 - It's becoming a big tradition for those who oversee government in Aggieland -- a trip to Austin for precious time with the state's leaders. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the local Chamber of Commerce's delegation delivered its wish lists.

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Navasota Officials Cracking Down on Illegal Dumping

Updated: 02/14/2007 - Officials in Navasota are tired of people using areas of the city as their own personal dumping grounds. So they're fighting back with a new program called Dumper Stoppers.

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Flowers and Valentine's Day a Perfect Combination

Updated: 02/14/2007 - What goes better together than flowers and Valentine's Day? Millions of roses were given on the day dedicated to love and many of them in our area. Over 400 arrangements were hand delivered by Aggieland Flowers on Wednesday and News Three tagged along to see just how flowers brighten a day.

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Bremond Rancher Out On Bond

Updated: 02/14/2007 - The Bremond rancher charged with more than 60 counts of cruelty to animals is out of jail. Clifton Muzyka was released from the Robertson County jail after posting a $60,000 bond.

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Recognizing Meningitis Symptoms

Updated: 02/14/2007 - Officials at both Baylor and Prairie View A&M Universities are working to contain the spread of bacterial meningitis. A Baylor freshman struck by the illness is now in intensive care and a pair of Prairie View students are also receiving treatment.

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Bryan Council Discusses Rezoning, Fire Station

Posted: 02/13/2007 - There are more changes being made to the residential zoning maps in Bryan. Plus, a group of College Station architects have been contracted to help with Bryan's newest fire station.

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Bryan Approves Whitmire as Interim Police Chief

Updated: 02/14/2007 - Bryan's police department now has an interim police chief. Former Waxahachie Police Chief Bobby Whitmire was unanimously approved by the city council to fill in while the city searches for a permanent replacement for Mike Strope.

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Milam County Proposal for Sex Offender Treatment Center

Updated: 02/14/2007 - Officials in Milam County are considering the possibility of transforming an old Cameron jail, into a one of a kind treatment center. Officials say the treatment center would provide more choices for judges and prosecutors throughout the state.

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B-CS Chamber Delegation Heads for Austin

Posted: 02/13/2007 - Two days of meetings in Austin begin Tuesday night for a two-dozen-member delegation from the Bryan-College Station Chamber of Commerce. Wednesday, the group has arranged for around 50 separate meetings with state leaders.

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Preps Continue for Bryan's Signature Event

Posted: 02/13/2007 - It's four-and-a-half months and counting for Bryan's new signature event. Tuesday afternoon, the city council got an update from staff on preparations for the Texas Reds Steak and Grape Festival.

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Administrators Explain New Middle School Zones

Updated: 02/14/2007 - Questions are still flowing in the day after the Bryan Independent School District Board of Trustees agreed on a map of middle school zones. Monday night, the board approved a plan allowing middle school students to attend the school of their choosing. They also decided on a map of transportation zones for the area.

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Brazos County Assumes Hunter's Creek Roads

Updated: 02/14/2007 - Help will soon be on the way to the residents of Hunter's Creek, whose roads are in need of serious repair. Tuesday Brazos County Commissioners approved an order for improvement of the roads in the subdivision to comply with county standards.

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Unger Faces Termination from BISD

Updated: 02/13/2007 - In addition to debate on middle school zones for Bryan, the school board made a decision on the job of Bruce Unger. The Neal Elementary PE teacher's status with the district has been changed to suspended without pay, and a proposal is on the table now to terminate him.

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Bryan Middle School Zones Decided; Issues Still Remain

Updated: 02/13/2007 - The discussion lasted close to two hours, but the middle school attendance zone debate in Bryan is still not fully resolved. Monday, the school board did come to an agreement on a few items. But there is still one big issue.

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Getting to the Roots of a Valentine's Day Gift

Updated: 02/12/2007 - Looking to give an old Valentine's gift, a different twist? Then why not consider taking the gift of flowers back to it's roots. "What's wonderful about that is that you have privy to a plant that's going to provide you roses for generations, and I think that's well worth the investment," said Mike Shoup owner of The Antique Rose Emporium in Brenham.

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Legendary A&M Coach Remembered

Updated: 02/12/2007 - One of college basketball's true jewels was laid to rest Monday. Shelby Metcalf, Texas A&M's legendary men's head basketball coach, was remembered Monday afternoon at the First United Methodist Church in Bryan.

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Bryan to Maintain Mail Distribution Facility

Updated: 02/13/2007 - Through rain, sleet, snow or shine, local mail will continue to be processed in Bryan. The US Postal Service had been considering eliminating the Bryan Post Office's Processing and Distribution facility and moving those operations to Houston.

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Dining History At A&M

Updated: 02/16/2007 - Most people who visit any of the dining facilities at Texas A&M probably do not give what is being cooked or served a second thought. But for this man, it is not just a thought, it is his passion.

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Dixie Chicks Sweep Grammys

Updated: 02/12/2007 - It was a clean sweep for the Dixie Chicks. About four years after their criticism of President Bush nearly derailed their career, the country trio were the darlings of the Grammys.

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