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New Proposal Could Keep Political Cash a Secret

Posted: 09/21/2006 - The Texas Ethics Commission is considering a proposal that would permit state officials to accept cash without declaring the amount received. Commission lawyers wrote that politicians could comply with Texas disclosure laws by reporting any gift of money as "currency," "check" or "money order" without listing the amount.

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Lawmakers Moving to Strengthen Border Security

Posted: 09/21/2006 - The pre-election effort by congressional Republicans to show they're serious about cracking down on illegal immigrants is continuing on both sides of the Capitol. The Senate continues to debate a proposal to erect 700 miles of double-layer fencing along the nation's border with Mexico. The House, which has already passed the fencing bill, Thursday focuses on cracking down on smugglers who would bring illegal immigrants into the US.

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Space Shuttle Atlantis Lands Safely

Updated: 09/21/2006 - Space shuttle Atlantis and its six astronauts glided to a safe landing in darkness early Thursday, ending a mission to the international space station whose smooth success was briefly upstaged by the high drama caused by mysterious floating debris.

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Area Volunteers Free of WTC Illnesses

Updated: 09/20/2006 - Research has shown a number of first responders at Ground Zero have developed long term respitory problems. Several area members of the Texas Task Force 1 were at Ground Zero for days, but so far none of the local volunteers have developed signs of the World Trade Center illness.

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Smoke, Smell Force Small School Evacuation

Updated: 09/20/2006 - Crockett Elementary students had to be evacuated after a minor construction incident. Students in one wing of the building were forced outside after smoke and a bad smell started coming from a construction site on the campus.

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Judge Davis Faces New Charges

Updated: 09/20/2006 - For a second time, Judge Rick Davis will face formal proceedings for alleged wrongdoings. The 272nd District Court judge will face a public trial, with his judicial career on the line.

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Aggie Waiting for Dad's Arrival from Space

Updated: 09/21/2006 - NASA has given the shuttle Atlantis the go-ahead to land Thursday morning after an inspection found no damage from nearby floating debris, and one Texas A&M student certainly has a vested interest.

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Strayhorn Stumps in College Station

Updated: 09/20/2006 - One Tough Grandma said Wednesday that she plans to clean the Governor's Mansion in Austin. Independent gubernatorial candidate Carole Keeton Strayhorn was in College Station to lay out her "Shake Austin Up" plan.

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CS Woman Jailed on Assault Charge

Updated: 09/20/2006 - A College Station woman was arrested Tuesday accused of stabbing her boyfriend, according to College Station police. April Thurman, 27, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Driver Escapes Truck Fire

Updated: 09/20/2006 - A Bedias man was recovering Wednesday after his truck rolled over and caught fire in Kurten. Lawrence Stephen Muse, 58, was driving on Oak Lake Road around 11 p.m. Tuesday, when he lost control of his pickup truck, skid and flipped, according to the Department of Public Safety.

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Gag Order Issued in Sexual Assault Case

Updated: 09/20/2006 - A gag order has been issued in the case of the 13-year-old boy who is accused of committing several sexual assaults in Washington County. On Wednesday, Washington County Judge Matthew Reue put all attorneys involved in the case under a gag order.

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Rita Evacuee Finding Success in the Brazos Valley

Updated: 09/20/2006 - It has almost been a year since Hurricane Rita swept through the gulf coast. As many residents rebuild their lives, one Rita evacuee has found success in the Brazos Valley. A year ago Gordon Abbott had no idea he would be living in College Station, much less owning a successful restaurant.

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CS Names New Deputy City Manager

Updated: 09/20/2006 - An empty staff position for the city of College station is filled. Terry Childers was named Deputy City Manager.

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Consol Graduate Remembered

Updated: 09/20/2006 - An A&M Consolidated graduate and former Tiger football player has been laid to rest. Hundreds of Ed King's friends and family members remembered him at a funeral service at Central Baptist Church Wednesday morning.

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Man Freed after 12 Years in Prison

Posted: 09/20/2006 - A man granted a new trial after serving 12 years in prison is now free after the murder charge against him was dropped. Alejandro "Alex" Hernandez was convicted of stabbing and beating to death a homeless man with a steering column lock in 1994.

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Border Agent Accused of Letting Drugs Pass

Posted: 09/20/2006 - A 21-year veteran of the Border Patrol has been arrested on charges that he accepted bribes to allow drugs through a border checkpoint. Federal investigators accuse the 47-year-old of accepting payments to allow cocaine and marijuana through a checkpoint where he was stationed in El Paso County, according to a criminal complaint.

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Six Inmates Sought after South Texas Jailbreak

Posted: 09/20/2006 - Authorities are searching for six federal inmates who escaped a South Texas jail by overpowering a guard and cutting through at least four fences. Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino says the six men escaped at about 11:30 Tuesday night from the East Hidalgo Detention Center.

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Students Get Closer Look at E-Voting

Updated: 10/28/2006 - Texans are getting equipped to cast their votes this November. Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams was at Texas A&M Tuesday, urging the future leaders of Texas to help him mold a better generation of Texas voters.

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Milestone For The Med

Updated: 09/20/2006 - Less than twelve months after opening the area's first level three neonatal care unit, the one hundreth baby to need the facility was delivered at The College Station Medical Center.

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Bring Your Bucks: Expo Center's Costs Approved

Updated: 09/20/2006 - Prices have been posted for the Brazos County Expo Center. Tuesday evening, commissioners approved the costs for renting the facility, which has been under construction for four months.

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Teen Accused of Sexual Assaults

Updated: 09/20/2006 - Allegations have surfaced surrounding a 13-year-old boy in Washington County. Authorities believe he molested as many as 10 victims under the age of 10. Friday Washington County Judge, Matthew Reue, released the boy from custody, and now the alleged victims' families are speaking out in disapproval of the judge's decision.

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Meeting Set to Discuss Highway 6 Safety

Updated: 09/20/2006 - On Friday, officials from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) will meet to discuss driving safety on Highway 6 in south Brazos County. The meeting comes after the latest accident on that road, the six-car accident that killed four. What may be one of the lone options would be to lower the speed limit 10 miles per hour.

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Watkins Accepts Bryan City Manager Job

Updated: 09/19/2006 - Bryan officially has a new city manager. David Watkins has accepted the city's offer to head up the staff. His first day on the job will come October 30.

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Students Kick Off Fundraising Campaign

Updated: 09/19/2006 - Hundreds of high school students geared up for another year of fundraising for the United Way Tuesday. The United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet held its 7th annual Youth Leadership Day.

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