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Coroner: Three Miners Died of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted: 05/21/2006 - HOLMES MILL, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky authorities now believe they know how the five miners killed in Saturday's blast died. A preliminary autopsy finds that three of the five miners likely survived the initial explosion but died of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Preparing For Fire Season Danger

Posted: 05/21/2006 - Warm dry weather brings an increased risk of grass fires. Burn bans aren't in effect right now, but that doesn't mean grass fires can't easily start.

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20 Acres Burn in Grimes County Brush Fire

Posted: 05/20/2006 - What started as a relatively small brush fire grew larger this afternoon in Grimes County. The fire on County Road 215 started around 2 p.m. Firefighters requested assistance from the Texas Forest Service, but a bulldozer out of Conroe was delayed in getting to the scene.

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Burglar Caught in Act, Slashed by Homeowner

Posted: 05/20/2006 - A College Station man is behind bars this evening after struggling with the homeowner he was trying to steal from. College Station Police were called to the 900 block of Montclair Friday after the homeowner found Gary Wayne McGruder in one of his bedrooms.

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Trial for Immigrant Smuggling Truck Driver Begins This Fall

Posted: 05/20/2006 - HOUSTON (AP) - The retrial of a truck driver accused in the nation's deadliest human smuggling attempt is scheduled to begin this fall. Jury selection in the trial of Tyrone Williams was set to begin October 3. Prosecutors say Williams drove a tractor-trailer full of illegal immigrants in May 2003.

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Prosecutors Seek Reinstatement of Charges Against DeLay

Posted: 05/20/2006 - AUSTIN (AP) - Prosecutors in the case against Congressman Tom DeLay have asked Texas' highest criminal court to reinstate an indictment accusing him of conspiring to violate state election laws. The appeal filed with the Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday had been expected.

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Five Killed in Kentucky Mine Explosion

Posted: 05/20/2006 - HOLMES MILL, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's governor says relatives of five miners killed in an early-morning accident want answers. He says knowing more about what caused Saturday's explosion will "help them deal with it a little more."

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Two Counties, Two Fires, One Cause

Posted: 05/19/2006 - What started out as land clearing turned in to a wildfire in southeast Madison County. It was the same song, but a different verse in Grimes County.

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Perry Signs House Bill 3 in Bryan

Posted: 05/19/2006 - It's official -- Texas's business taxes have been reformed and the largest property tax cut has been delivered. Governor Rick Perry signed the bill into law at three locations across the state Friday. One of them was in Bryan.

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Seven Cars Hit in Parking Lot Wreck

Posted: 05/19/2006 - Seven car owners are assessing the damage after some scary moments in an HEB parking lot. The accident happened around 4:20pm Friday when a car pulling out of the College Station store hit another car eastbound on Holleman.

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Premiere Premieres 16 Screens in Bryan

Posted: 05/19/2006 - Movie-goers now have a new option to see all their favorite films. Premiere Cinemas opened 16 screens Friday afternoon in Bryan. It's just another addition to booming development in that part of town.

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Posted: 05/19/2006 - A leisurely ride through the country turned deadly for a Pasadena motorcyclist. George Griffen was on his Harley Davidson on Highway 60 near Lyons around 11 a.m. Friday.

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Strope Hasn't Left BPD Yet; May Leave Sooner

Updated: 05/19/2006 - Bryan's police chief is putting an end to speculation that he's already left his job with the city. Instead, Mike Strope says business interests may force him to retire earlier than scheduled.

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Pool Safety Tips

Posted: 05/19/2006 - As summer approaches, it's time to thing about pool safety. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning about the increase in drowning deaths in inflatable pools.

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New Decontamination Equipment for Burleson County

Posted: 05/19/2006 - There was no disaster in Caldwell Friday, but it sure looked like it. Burleson County Emergency Management officials were conducting a hazardous material drill.

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Is the Building Boom Slowing Down?

Updated: 05/19/2006 - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says "it's pretty clear" the housing market is cooling. Rising interest rates have made affordability much more difficult. But what if your not looking to buy, but to sell your home?

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Drunk Driver Up For Parole

Posted: 05/19/2006 - A former Texas A&M student who killed two local women after driving drunk is up for parole. Kyle Johnson became an example of the consequences of drinking and driving after being sentenced to do a Public Service Announcement and serve 12 years in prison.

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Gas Prices Climb Again

Posted: 05/19/2006 - After two weeks of a slight reprieve, gas prices are on the way back up across the Lone Star State. The highest prices are around Galveston, while Corpus Christi boasts of the lowest.

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Ailing Murder Suspect Dies

Posted: 05/19/2006 - An 83-year-old Dallas man has died of terminal cancer -- weeks after he was charged in the fatal shooting of his ailing wife. Family members say Roberson had feared his approaching death would leave his wife to suffer alone.

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Judge Denies Reduced Sentence for Asylum Seekers

Posted: 05/19/2006 - A federal judge has denied a request to reconsider jail sentences given three Iraqi men who entered Texas to seek asylum as persecuted Christians. Brownsville federal Magistrate Felix Recio asserted Tuesday that the six-month sentences he assessed in early May are appropriate.

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Allstate Cutting Windstorm Coverage on the Coast

Posted: 05/19/2006 - Allstate says it will drop windstorm coverage for 65-thousand policyholders in Texas coastal counties. It's a move to help limit the company's exposure to hurricane losses.

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Former Waco Officer Pleads Guilty

Posted: 05/19/2006 - A former Waco police officer has pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge. Amador Gonzalez Junior pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to one count of possession of visual depictions of sexual activity by minors.

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United Youth Find a Way to Give

Posted: 05/18/2006 - Once again, the United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet has made a nice chunk of change for local agencies. Thursday afternoon, the 17 high school students presented $12,000 worth of checks to 13 area organizations.

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City Staff Shake Up in CS

Updated: 05/19/2006 - Two new councilmembers aren't the only changes to College Station government. Four high-ranking positions are open, and a new one is being created.

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Former CIA Chief Supports Hayden

Updated: 10/28/2006 - A major figure in the Brazos Valley is keeping a close eye on the CIA confirmation hearings. Texas A&M President Robert Gates served as the director of the CIA under the first President Bush. Gates thinks General Mike Hayden should be confirmed as the next spy chief.

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