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Bryan Teacher Arrested Again on Sex Charges

Updated: 01/19/2007 - A man once known for the difference he made in the lives of his students, has found himself on the wrong side of the law for a second time. Bruce Unger, of Bryan, was arrested Thursday.

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Navasota Man Arrested For Sexual Assault

Updated: 01/19/2007 - A man wanted for sexually assaulting a teenage girl in California has been arrested by Bryan Police. Byron Hightower of Navasota was arrested Tuesday by the police department's Drug Enforcement Team. The United States Marshal's Office had asked the Bryan Police Department to help with the investigation.

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Ice Likely Culprit in College Station Power Outage

Updated: 01/18/2007 - The big freeze which turned the Brazos Valley into an iced over winter wonderland, is now turning into a liquid mess. But before the ice could melt away, it may have played a part in leaving some College Station residents in the dark Thursday morning.

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Big Bopper's Son Hopes Autopsy will Answer Questions

Posted: 01/18/2007 - The son of the "The Big Bopper" says he's hired a famous forensic anthropologist to exhume his father's remains from his Beaumont grave. Jay Richardson says he's doing it in hopes of answering questions about how his father died in a 1959 plane crash -- one that also claimed the lives of rock 'n' rollers Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens.

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SMU Sees Bush Library as a Benefit to the School and Dallas

Posted: 01/18/2007 - SMU's president says building George W. Bush's presidential library will increase the school's visibility nationwide. R. Gerald Turner also says the library will lead to debate for professors and spur economic development in the city.

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Texas Lawmakers Seek Aid for Mexican Drug War

Posted: 01/18/2007 - A group of Texas Democrats has proposed legislation that would provide 850 (m) million dollars in federal aid to Mexico to combat drug cartels and border violence. The bill would give 170 (m) million dollars annually to Mexico over a five-year period for costs such as training Mexican police and improving coordination with American law enforcement.

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Power Outages Caused by Winter Blitz

Updated: 01/17/2007 - The winter weather caused some power outages throughout the area, with power companies busily making repairs in a number of counties.

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Arrest Made in Conroe Murder; More to Come?

Updated: 01/30/2007 - Authorities in Montgomery County may be one step closer to solving a murder in Conroe. Alan Whitfield, 25, was arrested Monday by Patton Village Police after a vehicle chase that ended near Humble.

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Easterwood Deals With Wintry Weather Delays

Updated: 01/17/2007 - The inclement weather battering the area and the country has put a damper on airline schedules. While major airports are bearing the brunt of the delays, smaller airports like Easterwood haven't been immune.

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Woman Charged in Washington County Murder

Updated: 01/17/2007 - A Bryan woman who had been considered a person of interest in a Washington County homicide is now charged with that murder. Georgina Blake, 18, is accused of first degree murder in the death of Rodney Parker, 44.

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Search Continues for Missing Milam County Woman

Updated: 01/17/2007 - Early Wednesday morning, the search for a missing Cameron woman resumed. Milam County officials returned to County Road 147 hoping to find 36-year-old Sharon Thompson.

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Aggie Men's Basketball Tickets

Updated: 01/17/2007 - Student ticket pull for Saturday's Big 12 showdown between No. 8 A&M and No. 12 Oklahoma State has been moved back again, to Thursday at 7 a.m.

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Aggie Women's Basketball Game Postponed

Updated: 01/17/2007 - Wednesday's Big 12 women's basketball game between No. 17 Texas A&M and Colorado at Reed Arena has been postponed due to inclement weather and icy conditions in the Bryan/College Station area.

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Another Dallas County Man Cleared by DNA

Posted: 01/17/2007 - A man convicted of raping a child in 1983 is expected to be formally exonerated today in a Dallas court. That would make James Waller the 12th Dallas County man since 2001 to be cleared based on DNA evidence. Only New York and Illinois have more DNA exonerations than Dallas County.

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Texas Tribe Wants Casino in New Mexico

Posted: 01/17/2007 - A Texas Indian tribe wants to build a casino on ten acres in southern New Mexico to replace one that the state of Texas shut down four years ago. The Albuquerque Journal reports that the Tiguas' plan is at least the third off-reservation gambling proposal to emerge in New Mexico.

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Revelers Brave Treacherous Roads to Help Perry Party

Posted: 01/17/2007 - Forget the fierce ice storm outside. With country musician Clay Walker at his side, Governor Rick Perry kicked off his second full term in office. Hundreds of guests packed the ballroom last night in elegant gowns and tuxedos despite treacherous winter weather and repeated warnings to stay off the roads.

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Icy Evening Means Sand, Sickness and Some Food

Updated: 01/17/2007 - As the wintry weather continues to prevail in the Brazos Valley, residents are reacting in many different ways. It's the first icing on winter's cake, and Day Two of freezing precipitation that forced many residents to de-ice.

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California Freeze Equals High Citrus Costs

Updated: 01/17/2007 - Temperatures in the 20s have produce growers in California struggling to save their crops, and in particular, their citrus crops. That includes oranges.

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Homeless Seek Shelter

Updated: 01/17/2007 - The cold weather has had an affect on everyone in the Brazos Valley, especially the homeless. The Twin City Mission has seen an influx at the shelter of people trying to escape the cold, brisk temperatures.

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College Student was Victim in Highway 6 Accident

Posted: 01/16/2007 - The victim in yesterday's fatal accident was a University of Texas-Dallas student. Sarah Magri, 20, was killed instantly in the wreck south of Hearne on Highway 6.

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Brazos Valley Residents Endure Wintry Weather

Updated: 01/17/2007 - As the Brazos Valley endured its first winter storm of 2007, many local schools and businesses were forced to shut down. Residents who ventured out into the wintry conditions say they had to be wary of some slippery situations.

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Band Director Accused of Relationship with Area Student

Updated: 01/17/2007 - An East Texas high school band director's alleged relationship with a former student landed him in Brazos County jail. William Watson, 27, turned himself over to authorities Tuesday and was charged with sexual assault of a child.

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Winter Weather Keeps Emergency Crews Busy

Updated: 01/17/2007 - The winter weather continued to pound the Brazos Valley Tuesday. From freezing rain, to short bursts of snow, to icy roads. We have seen it all, and relief is still hours away.

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