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House Fire Leaves Family Homeless

Updated: 09/24/2006 - A pair of Edge residents have been displaced after a house fire. It happened just before 6pm Saturday evening on Jack Manning Road in the north Brazos County community. A lightning strike is believed to be the cause.

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More Chaos: Hwy 6 Shut Down After Accident

Updated: 09/24/2006 - Déjà vu on Highway 6. Just eight days after four people died in South Brazos County, another major accident on Highway 6 stopped traffic. The accident happened early Saturday afternoon about three miles north of FM 2154.

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Young Girl Has Big Heart, "Locks of Love" To Give

Updated: 09/24/2006 - A young girl, with a big heart gladly made a unique donation to some needy young patients. 7-year-old Kaylee Ramos first heard about Locks of Love during the summer of 2004, and decided then that she wanted to donate her hair to children suffering long-term medical hair loss.

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A&M's Mrs. Gates Honored at Ceremony

Updated: 09/24/2006 - Texas A&M's Children's Center was renamed for Becky Gates Saturday morning. The center received a major endowment by Arthur and Dorothy McFerrin, Jr., and also a generous grant from the Rashal Foundation.

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Gas Prices Fall for 7th Week

Posted: 09/23/2006 - Gas prices continue to fall across Texas for a seventh week running. The AAA Texas gas price survey released Friday finds the retail price of regular, self-serve gasoline averaging $2.33 per gallon statewide -- 12 cents less than a week ago.

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Osama Dead? Reports Conflicting on Terror Leader

Posted: 09/23/2006 - French President Jacques Chirac says a report that Osama bin Laden may be dead is "in no way whatsoever confirmed." A French newspaper has printed what it says is a copy of a confidential document from the French foreign intelligence service DGSE.

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Nye Center Dedicated for Student Athletes

Updated: 10/28/2006 - The Alice and Erle Nye Academic Center has been dedicated on the campus of Texas A&M. In all, there are 29 tutoring rooms, a 50-station computer center, and the facility is large enough for all 600 athletes to use at the same time.

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More Signage Likely in Hwy 6 Construction Zone

Updated: 09/24/2006 - It was September 15's fatal accident that prompted a meeting Friday morning. The Texas Deparment of Transportation and the Department of Public Safety, along with State Senator Steve Ogden and others met to discuss steps they could take in the wake of the wreck.

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Most Wanted Jailed, Bail $1 Million

Updated: 09/24/2006 - Larry Brown, one of Bryan Police Departments most wanted men, is behind bars tonight. A judge set his bail at one million dollars.

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A&M Regents Select New TTI Director

Updated: 10/28/2006 - Dr. Dennis L. Christiansen, deputy director of the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) since 1993, was named the sole finalist for the position of director of TTI Friday in a unanimous vote by the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System.

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FBI Investigating Cold Case in Grimes County

Updated: 09/24/2006 - FBI and Grimes County officials aren't saying much about an on-going investigation. Thursday, authorities acted on a tip, but found nothing in the Roans Prairie area after an extensive search.

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Observance of Rosh Hashanah

Updated: 09/24/2006 - At sunset Friday, Jews across the nation will gather to celebrate one of their most important religious holidays, Rosh Hashanah. For those of the Jewish faith, Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the year 5767. According to Rabbi Peter Tarlow, the emphasis of the holiday is not on the change of year, but on the change of the person.

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Former Brazos County Employee Headed to Jail

Updated: 09/24/2006 - Queen Walker, a former Brazos County employee, will spend 120 days behind bars. Friday she paid $100,000 as part of her punishment. Walker was found guilty in May for embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the district attorney's office.

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Bryan High Graduate Remembered

Posted: 09/22/2006 - Friends and family have said goodbye to 18-year-old Bryson Thompson. His funeral service was held Friday at New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Bryan. Thompson was a 2006 Bryan High graduate. He was currently attending Prairie View A&M University majoring in English.

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Children's Allergies on the Rise

Updated: 09/24/2006 - Children's allergies are increasing worldwide, and doctors are scrambling to find causes and treatments for the growing problem. Experts say the very young are most affected. "Allergies are usually runny noses and the kid can be fussy and congested," Andrew de Jong, a Brazos Valley Pediatric EMT said. "Just depending on the age, the symptoms can vary."

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Older Americans Gain Jobs Fastest

Posted: 09/22/2006 - Newly revealed statistics suggest the most compelling quality a job seeker can possess in today's employment market apparently is to be over the age of 55. An analysis of federal employment data by the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas shows the number of people in their 50s, 60s, 70s and even 80s who are working is at a record high.

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Hutchison Removes Antitrust Wording from Bill

Posted: 09/22/2006 - Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison says she has removed language from her Wright Amendment bill that opponents saw as unwarranted antitrust protections. Hutchison said the change gives her a majority in moving forward with the legislation, which would lift restrictions on long-haul flights from Dallas Love Field after eight years.

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Terror Arrest in Houston

Posted: 09/22/2006 - A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he tried to build and sell a bomb to an al-Qaida affiliate in Houston. Prosecutors have contended the man was angry with the government over losing custody of his children in 2002 when they were ten and three.

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Astronaut Looking For More Stars

Updated: 10/28/2006 - Apollo 15 Astronaut Colonel Al Worden was on the Texas A&M campus on a mission. His mission was to award the Astronaut's Scholarship to Justin Wilson and to encourage students to go beyond the standard.

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Rodeo Stabbing Victim Identified

Updated: 10/28/2006 - The Robertson County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a woman stabbed to death on Saturday night. Angel Williams of Brazos County was killed when she was stabbed several times.

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Magnolia Man Arrested After Explosives Found

Posted: 09/21/2006 - A Magnolia resident faces six indictments after allegedly possessing dozens of explosive devices. Eugene Williams surrendered to federal authorities Thursday morning.

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Health Science Center Talks Withdrawn For Now

Updated: 10/28/2006 - A decision on a new home for the A&M Health Science Center won't be made during this set of Regents meetings. The agenda item was withdrawn Thursday after a clerical error.

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One Arrested in Trinity Shooting, Armed Robbery

Updated: 09/21/2006 - There's been a major break in the case of a shooting and carjacking that happened in Trinity. Police said Thursday that four suspects were involved in a September 12 armed robbery.

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Second Teen Wreck Victim Laid to Rest

Updated: 09/21/2006 - A Bryan High graduate killed September 15 on Highway 6 was laid to rest Thursday. Hundreds celebrated the life of Sarah Nichols, 17, during a morning service at Shiloh Baptist Church.

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Spinach Scarce In B/CS

Updated: 09/21/2006 - The nation-wide spinach scare has spinach scarce in the Bryan/College Station area. Even though Texas has had no reported cases of E-coli, many local restaurants have pulled spinach off of their buffets.

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