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College Station Water Outage

Updated: 11/16/2006 - Water service will be turned off to customers in a limited area along Harvey Rd. from Munson Avenue to Stallings Drive. beginning at approximately 2 p.m. Thursday.

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Plano Senator Pushes for Stricter Punishment

Posted: 11/16/2006 - A legislator who authored child protection measures known as "Ashley's Laws" has filed bills to toughen penalties for sexual predators of youngsters. The chief measure filed by Senator Florence Shapiro of Plano creates a new offense of continuous sexual abuse -- punishable by 25 years in prison.

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HS Students to Take More Math and Science

Posted: 11/16/2006 - The State Board of Education has given preliminary approval to new rules requiring high school students take four years of classes in both math and science. The board Wednesday approved adding a year to the current minimum requirement of three years in both subjects.

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Madison County Recount Changes Results By One

Updated: 11/16/2006 - When all the votes were counted election day, only 35 separated the two candidates for Madison County Judge. After Tuesday's recount, the end result stayed the same, but the race turned out a little tighter.

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CSPD Talks To, Hears From Citizens

Updated: 11/16/2006 - While they'll be the first to admit crime in College Station is among the lowest in the state, the department still needs citizens' help to keep it that way.

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Keeping Donations Patriotic

Posted: 11/15/2006 - When Congress passed the Patriot Act in 2001, the goal was to keep a watchful eye any and all possible activities of terrorists and, or terrorist supporters that may be within the borders of the United States. The scope of the Act places ordinary transactions of people under the watchful eye of the government.

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Local Reaction to Farmers Branch Stance

Updated: 11/16/2006 - Earlier this week, the Farmers Branch city council touched off a fire storm when it voted unanimously to make English the city's primary language, and to ban landlords from leasing to undocumented immigrants.

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Six Suffer Minor Injuries in Bus Accident

Posted: 11/15/2006 - More than half the occupants of a Bryan city bus had to be taken for medical attention after an afternoon accident involving a pickup on 29th Street.

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McTeer Will Head to NCPA After A&M

Updated: 11/16/2006 - The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) has named Bob McTeer as a Distinguished Fellow. McTeer, currently chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, will lead the NCPA's work on economic policy issues ranging from fiscal and monetary policy to tax reform.

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Bryan Residents Speak Out About Prostitution

Updated: 11/16/2006 - To some residents in Bryan, prostitution is no secret. It's been played out in their neighborhood for months. Now, people who see it everyday are speaking out about the issue and letting others know they are happy with how police are handling the problem.

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Brazos Valley Winds Gust to Year-High Speeds

Updated: 11/16/2006 - If you were outside Wednesday, chances are you've done one of the following: struggled to stay upright, chased papers or trash across the yard, or performed emergency repairs to your hair.

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Sheppard AFB Investigating Cheating Allegations

Posted: 11/15/2006 - Officials at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls are investigating whether some officers in the pilot training program -- cheated. An investigation started November third into possible academic misconduct by officers from the 80th Flying Training Wing.

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Some FEMA Emergency Homes Destroyed

Posted: 11/15/2006 - Hundreds of modular homes meant for hurricane victims were damaged beyond repair while unused and unprotected from weather. The failure to protect the homes from the sun and rain while they were in storage was outlined in a report by the Homeland Security Department's inspector general.

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Fort Hood Prepares to Welcome Thousands of Soldiers Home

Updated: 11/15/2006 - As Fort Hood’s 4th Infantry Division officially completes the transfer of responsibility for operations in and around Baghdad to the post’s 1st Cavalry Division, thousands of 4th ID soldiers begin to return to post later this month.

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Parole Board Blamed for Prison Overcrowding

Posted: 11/15/2006 - A state panel says Texas prisons are overcrowded with thousands of unnecessary inmates because the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles hasn't followed its own parole guidelines for releasing prisoners. Members of the Sunset Advisory Commission, which periodically reviews state agencies and recommends changes, told the parole board in a hearing in Austin Tuesday that a lack of alcohol and drug treatment programs was another contributing factor to the overcrowding problem.

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Madisonville Residents Continue Calls for Police Change

Updated: 11/15/2006 - A concerned group of Madisonville residents took their concerns directly to their city council. Tuesday night, the group formally made their demands to end what they believe is racially profiling by the city's police department.

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Planned College Station Water Outage

Updated: 11/15/2006 - Water service will be turned off to College Station customers in a limited area along Munson Avenue from Holt Street to Harvey Road beginning at 11 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, and continuing through 7 a.m. Thursday, November 16. Water will be turned off to allow College Station Water Services crews to repair a leaking water valve on Munson Avenue.

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Grand Jury Clears Madisonville City Manager

Updated: 11/15/2006 - Madisonville's city manager has been cleared of allegations he misused the power of his office. After meeting Tuesday, a Madison County grand jury no billed Tom Ginter on a misdemeanor charge of abuse of official capacity.

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From the Corps XIII: Zach Davis

Updated: 05/04/2007 - It's hard to believe there are still firsts being made in the long and storied history of Texas A&M's Corps of Cadets. But Zach Davis is one of a kind in the Corps, someone who held a vision in his mind's eye and fulfilled a dream.

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New Campus Mall

Posted: 11/14/2006 - Dormitories at Sam Houston State University are slated to be demolished. The Frels and Wilson Hall located in the middle of campus will be torn down.

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Enron Whistle Blower Urges Moral Backbone

Updated: 11/15/2006 - In the corporate world, Sherron Watkins is known as a giant slayer. Those who know her story, already know her business sense is what brought down one of the largest companies in American history.

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Keep Wild Animals Wild, Expert Warns

Updated: 11/15/2006 - Tim Harrison is a wildlife enthusiast, who has been featured on the National Geographic Channel, Animal Planet, and Inside Edition. He travels the world, preaching the dangers of domesticating exotic animals.

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Cooking with the Stars

Posted: 11/14/2006 - A College Station woman will soon be showing off her cooking skills on national television. Cindy Jarrott was chosen as a winner of the "Emeril Live" football recipe contest.

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Prostitution in Bryan: A Dirty Secret (Pt. 2)

Updated: 11/14/2006 - You may not believe it, but prostitution is happening in your own backyard. According to Bryan Police, over the past 12 months, 75 people, men and women, have been arrested for prostitution and solicitation of prostitution combined. During that same time period, four people were arrested for promotion of prostitution.

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