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Duct Tape's Many Uses

Posted: 07/11/2006 - Even in space, duct tape may work wonders. Astronaut Piers Sellers has suggested using some duct tape to fix a safety-jet backpack, after it nearly came loose from him in the middle of his spacewalk yesterday.

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Fort Hood Soldier Dies in Wreck

Posted: 07/11/2006 - Services are tomorrow for a Fort Hood soldier who died in an East Texas traffic accident the same weekend he returned from Iraq. Twenty-two-year-old Sergeant Casey Wayne Jones of Troup died early Sunday in a one vehicle wreck.

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Two Survive Georgetown Plane Crash

Posted: 07/11/2006 - Authorities say two men escaped serious injury after their small plane crashed into some trees in a Georgetown yard. The single-engine plane ended up -- vertical -- in the trees and near a small shed.

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Convicted Killer of Two Houston Girls set to Die Tonight

Posted: 07/11/2006 - The US Supreme Court is being asked to block tonight's scheduled execution of Texas death row inmate Derrick Sean O'Brien. Prosecutors say the street gang member faces execution over the 1993 torture killing of two Houston girls.

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Trying to Beat the Heat

Posted: 07/11/2006 - Some Aggie nursing students are taking time out of the classroom to help the elderly fight the brutal Texas heat. Texas A&M Corpus Christi's College of Nursing has teamed up with the local charity Elder-Aid to collect fans for low income seniors in the Brazos Valley.

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Burton Bank Robber Caught On Tape

Updated: 07/11/2006 - The Washington County Sheriff's office is trying to get the community's help in an unsolved case. Surveillance photos were recently released from last month's armed robbery at Burton State Bank.

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Animal Control Changes?

Updated: 07/10/2006 - Brazos County is getting ready for the upcoming 2006-2007 budget year. Monday the sheriff's office asked for a change in how animal control is handled in the county.

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Jerry's Kid's are Locking Us Up

Updated: 07/10/2006 - Thursday could be the last day on air for Bob and Michelle! MDA has found out about their big hearts and is putting them behind bars. They need your help to get out of jail!

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Prostitution Sting Nets 20

Updated: 07/10/2006 - A prostitution sting in Bryan over the weekend resulted in 20 people arrested. The two day operation run by the Direct Deployment Team targeted prostitutes who solicited undercover police officers.

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Suicide Attempt Eyed in NY Building Blast

Updated: 07/10/2006 - Could this morning's explosion that demolished a Manhattan building have been part of a suicide bid? Investigators say they're looking into that.

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Two Teens Injured in Burleson County Accident

Updated: 07/10/2006 - Two teenagers are recovering after an accident Sunday night in Burleson County. The accident happened about a mile off Texas 36 west of Lyons.

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First Lay Memorial Service Held

Posted: 07/09/2006 - ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling and lawyer Daniel Petrocelli joined scores of people in Aspen Sunday at a private memorial service for company founder Kenneth Lay. Lay died Wednesday in Aspen while he and his wife, Linda, were vacationing and awaiting sentencing for his role in one of the nation's biggest corporate frauds.

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U.S. to China: Get Tough on Korea

Posted: 07/09/2006 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States wants China to exert more pressure on North Korea to end its missile tests and return to international nuclear disarmament talks. Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns says the aim is to show that Kim Jong Il's government has "no support in the world."

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Discovery Cleared to Return to Earth

Posted: 07/09/2006 - JOHNSON SPACE CENTER (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery's astronauts have gotten some happy news: It's safe to fly home. Mission Control has informed the crew of six that the ship's thermal shielding is "100 percent cleared for entry" in another week.

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TEEX Spanish Fire School Begins This Week

Posted: 07/09/2006 - Everyday firefighters around the world put their lives on the line to serve their community. This week, many of those courageous men and women have travelled thousands of miles to College Station for Spanish Fire School.

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Aggie Completes 7 1/2 Hour Space Walk

Posted: 07/08/2006 - HOUSTON (AP) - A key test of a daring yet wobbly spacewalking technique that could be used someday to repair space shuttle heat shields worked well Saturday. It got good reviews from two of Discovery's astronauts who may have to put it to work for real on Wednesday.

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Congressman to Evacuees: Get a Job

Posted: 07/08/2006 - HOUSTON (AP) - Some people in Houston are starting to lose patience with Hurricane Katrina evacuees still jobless after the August storm devastated New Orleans. Congressman John Culberson wants what he calls "deadbeat" evacuees from New Orleans out of the city.

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Beat The Summertime Heat

Posted: 07/08/2006 - With the warm temperatures in the Brazos Valley many residents are heading outdoors for summertime fun. While it feels great to be outside for recreational activities and exercise in the summer, too much exertion can lead to serious health problems such as heat stroke.

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Motorcyclists Injured in Texas 30 Accident

Posted: 07/08/2006 - Two people were injured in Brazos County after a motorcycle rear-ended a car on Texas 30 Saturday. DPS, Brazos County Sheriff's deputies and Precinct 3 volunteer firefighters were called to the scene.

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Brazos County Prepares for Office Shifts

Posted: 07/07/2006 - With more space on the horizon for Brazos County, commissioners will have to decide who'll move and who will stay in the courthouse offices.

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Car Crash Claims Iola Man

Posted: 07/07/2006 - A former Iola student killed in a fiery car crash will be laid to rest this weekend. Nick Abbott died early Thursday morning after losing control of his vehicle on FM 244 between Iola and Carlos.

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Rift Remains Between DA, Davis

Updated: 07/07/2006 - Judge Rick Davis issued an official statement regarding the court of inquiry he called to investigate Assistant District Attorney Shane Phelps, a two-day hearing that further highlighted the division between the two sides.

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College Station Rezoning Debate

Posted: 07/07/2006 - Residents in four College Station neighborhoods were feeling victorious Friday. Hundreds showed up at a planning and zoning meeting Thursday night to oppose the rezoning of property on the corner of Rock Prairie and the Highway 6 bypass.

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Chet Edwards Honored

Updated: 10/28/2006 - Congressman Chet Edwards was in town Friday. The Texas A&M University System recognized Edwards at an appreciation luncheon at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.

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Court of Inquiry Cost in the Thousands

Updated: 07/07/2006 - The dust may have settled regarding the Judge Rick Davis Court of Inquiry request of Shane Phelps, but the bill remains. Brazos County will be paying the thousands of dollars of attorneys’ fees and other costs accumulated during the inquiry.

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