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Spending Limit Poses Challenge for Legislature

Posted: 01/12/2007 - Texas lawmakers adopted a state spending limit yesterday that may curtail their access to money to pay for property tax relief or teacher pay raises. The action in Austin came despite a record budget surplus.

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Texas Congressman Prepares for Presidential Bid

Posted: 01/12/2007 - Texas Congressman Ron Paul has taken the first step toward launching a second presidential bid -- this time as a Republican. The iconoclastic nine-term congressman from Lake Jackson yesterday filed incorporation papers to create a presidential exploratory committee. The physician was the Libertarian nominee for president in 1988.

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Lackland Battlelab Considered for Closure

Posted: 01/12/2007 - A Lackland Air Force Base lab which works to improve the safety of troops is under threat of closing by fall. Air Force budget plans outline closing the Force Protection Battlelab at Lackland and doing away with its 23 jobs by fiscal 2008. It's one of seven similar labs targeted by the Air Force as it tries to reduce costs.

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American Embassy in Greece Hit by Rocket

Posted: 01/12/2007 - The US ambassador to Greece is condemning a rocket attack on the US Embassy in Athens Friday. Charles Reis says "there can be no justification for such a senseless act of violence." The embassy was occupied at the time but no one was hurt.

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Body Found in Trash-Filled Brazos County Ditch

Updated: 01/12/2007 - The remains of a badly decomposing body are being examined by Brazos County authorities after a gruesome discovery Thursday night. Sheriff's officials worked through the night at the site, located on FM 159 just west of Navasota.

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Senior Center's First Outlook Unveiled

Updated: 01/12/2007 - In 1998, the project was just a dream. Thursday, the College Station Senior Center's conceptual design was finally unveiled. Preliminary designs were presented to councilmembers at their afternoon workshop.

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Tip Lands Three in Jail on Drug Charges

Updated: 01/12/2007 - Bryan Police pocketed a sizeable stash of drugs and put three people behind bars as a result. Officers received a tip that people at a 25th Street residence had meth in their possession.

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Residents Protest as Lawmakers React to Bush Plan

Updated: 01/12/2007 - Many local residents strongly opposed to the President's plan took to the streets Thursday evening to make their opinions known. The so-called "emergency rally" was coordinated through MoveOn.org, which showed some-500 similar rallies across the country.

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Effects Of Wage Increase

Updated: 01/11/2007 - Judy Hare is the owner of Aggieland Flowers, and she said as the minimum wage goes up, so will everything else. "I think it's all just going to be a domino effect," Hare said.

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Mixed Reactions to Bush's Plan

Updated: 01/11/2007 - "If he didn't believe in it, he wouldn't be doing what he is doing," said College Station Senior Officer, Karla Wiesepape, of her husband who is currently serving in Iraq.

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41 Planning on Another Jump

Posted: 01/11/2007 - As he recovers at home from hip replacement surgery, former President George H.W. Bush is already thinking about jumping out of an airplane --- again. Bush plans to mark his 85th birthday in June 2009 by skydiving like he did when he turned 80.

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Jewelry Store Break-In

Updated: 01/11/2007 - Alert witnesses help police capture three suspects accused of burglarizing a College Station jewelry store. Early Wednesday morning, an alarm sounded at Sherilyn Gilmore Fine Jewelry.

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Gunshot Wound Cause of Death in Conroe Mystery

Updated: 01/11/2007 - There are still a lot of unknowns surrounding Tuesday's discovery of a body in Conroe. But there's one thing that's now crystal clear: it was a murder.

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Health Science Center Dedicates New Facility

Updated: 01/11/2007 - Designed to train and educate students with the latest tools and technology in a hospital environment, the Texas A&M Health Science Center Health Professions Education Center hosted an open house and dedication ceremony Wednesday for its new facility.

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An Eye-Witness To History

Updated: 01/11/2007 - When Robert Huffaker was a reporter for KBTX, covering the news allowed him to report stories that affected his community. Little did he know that less than a year after he left the Brazos Valley, he would cover a story that greatly affected the nation.

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Texas Executes First Inmate of 2007

Posted: 01/10/2007 - Death row inmate Carlos Granados has been executed Wednesday night over the 1998 stabbing death of a Georgetown boy in a domestic dispute.

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Bush: Current Iraq Situation "Unacceptable"

Updated: 01/10/2007 - In an address to the nation, President Bush has committed more than 20,000 additional American troops to Iraq. The President says that the situation there is "unacceptable" to him and to the American people and his plan is a "strong commitment." Plus, reaction to the speech.

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A&M Helps Fat Fidos Slim Down

Updated: 01/10/2007 - There is now pretty much a diet pill for anyone, even your dog. The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new drug, to help some fat Fidos slim down.

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Milam County Authorities Hope Cold Case Turns Hot

Updated: 01/10/2007 - Earlier this week, we told you that Milam County authorities are trying to solve a 20-year-old cold case. In 1986, the body of a young girl was found near Rockdale. Now, with new DNA technology, authorities hope to find an answer.

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House Approves Minimum Wage Increase

Posted: 01/10/2007 - The Democratic-controlled House has overwhelmingly voted to increase the minimum wage by more than $2, to $7.25 an hour. The vote was 315-to-116. It would be the first increase for the nation's lowest-paid workers in almost ten years.

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Execution Set for Three Year Old's Killer

Posted: 01/10/2007 - Appeals are pending as Carlos Granados faces execution tonight over a 1998 deadly stabbing in Georgetown during a domestic dispute. The victim was his girlfriend's three-year-old son -- Anthony Jiminez. Katherine Jiminez suffered from some two dozen stab wounds -- but survived to testify against Granados.

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Man Charged in Stabbing of Five Year Old

Posted: 01/10/2007 - A man accused of repeatedly stabbing a five-year-old girl with an ice pick is facing capital murder charges. Twenty-one-year-old Michael Eugene Moorman of Morgan is accused of stabbing the girl in the chest and then stabbing himself.

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Alleged Baby Shaker Has Bond Set

Posted: 01/09/2007 - Bond has been set a $30,000 for a Spring man accused of injuring his infant twins. Joshua Powell, 26, remains in the Montgomery County jail charged with two felony counts of injury to a child.

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Body Found Near Conroe; Murder Suspected

Updated: 01/10/2007 - A mystery is unraveling in Conroe after a man's body is found in a secluded, wooded area on the southeastern edge of the city. As of Tuesday evening, investigators have no idea who the man is, how he got there, or how he died. But they do suspect murder.

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