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Old Doors Open at New Macy's

Updated: 09/10/2006 - Just the other day it was Foley's, but now Macy's has taken over. The store held it's official grand opening Saturday morning a Post Oak Mall. Eager Brazos Valley shoppers waited in line before the store opened.

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Kolache Capital Hosts Annual Festival

Updated: 09/10/2006 - The 22nd Annual Kolache Festival has taken over Caldwell for the weekend. The festival is held to celebrate the deeply rooted Czech heritage in Burleson County.

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Fiestas Patrias Underway

Updated: 09/10/2006 - Back in the Brazos Valley, the local festival celebrating the Hispanic Culture kicked off Saturday afternoon. Fiestas Patrias cultural and educational event was held and the George Bush Presidential Library.

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Diesel Spill Stalls Hwy 290 Traffic

Posted: 09/09/2006 - As the Aggies kicked off their second game of the year, there were many Houston and Louisiana-Lafayette fans late arriving after a major accident on Highway 290 between Houston and Hempstead.

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Baseball Bat Assault Lands Man in Jail

Updated: 09/10/2006 - A Bryan man remains in jail after assaulting a College Station man with a baseball bat. Mike Hernandez, 25, was arrested Friday night. He allegedly swung and hit a 23-year-old in the stomach after they had been involved in a minor traffic accident.

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Gates Inducted Into Corps's Hall of Honor

Updated: 10/28/2006 - Surprised and obviously pleased, Texas A&M President Robert M. Gates was inducted into the university’s Corps of Cadets Hall of Honor Saturday—the only person ever to receive such recognition who is not a former member of the institution’s 130-year-old corps.

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Bush Library Remembers 9/11

Updated: 09/11/2006 - The fifth anniversary of the September 11th attacks is only days away, but the memory of the event will always remain. The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum has an exhibit to remember those who lost their lives and honor those that continue to serve.

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Gas Drop Trend Continues in Texas

Posted: 09/09/2006 - How low can they go? It's been five straight weeks that Texas retail gasoline prices have fallen. The weekly AAA Texas gas price survey out today finds the statewide average price of regular, self-serve gas at the pumps is averaging $2.57 per gallon.

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State of The University Address

Updated: 10/28/2006 - Rudder Theater was packed Friday afternoon as students and faculty members listened to President Robert Gates' state of the university address. According to Gates the current state of A&M is progressive and good.

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9/11 Documentary Will Air on KBTX

Updated: 09/10/2006 - The much-talked about French 9/11 documentary will air unedited Sunday night on KBTX. The program will featured unedited footage from inside the World Trade Center, along with profanity and strong images.

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Texas A&M Launches Solar Decathlon Project

Updated: 10/28/2006 - Construction on Texas A&M University's entry in the Solar Decathlon will begin at 4 p.m. Friday at the College of Architecture's facility at the Riverside Campus off Highway 47.

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Brazos County Health Department: More Possible Cases of Human WNV

Updated: 09/08/2006 - The Brazos County Health Department announced Friday three additional human cases with presumptively positive lab tests are awaiting confirmation. The cases are being tested by the Texas Department of State Health Services laboratory.

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Watkins Addresses Auburn Resignation

Updated: 09/09/2006 - He's spent more than three decades in city government. Now, David Watkins may spend more as Bryan's city manager. However, that lone finalist for the position did have to answer about his short stint in Auburn, Alabama, one that ended earlier than expected.

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Local Baker Prepares for Caldwell Kolache Baking Contest

Posted: 09/08/2006 - The Caldwell Kolache Festival is Saturday and if you're in need of the sugary pastries, you can find dozens upon dozens in Burleson County. One of the most famed attractions at the festival is the State-Wide Kolache Baking Championship. Hundreds of competitors vie for the grand champion title, and Shayna Kindt has won the title twice over the years.

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Judge Recuses Self in UT Case

Posted: 09/08/2006 - An Austin federal judge has removed himself from a lawsuit against the University of Texas. That's after the plaintiff's attorney questioned his acceptance of free Longhorns football tickets.

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Friedman Calls for Legalized Gambling

Posted: 09/08/2006 - Independent candidate for governor Kinky Friedman renewed his call for Texas to legalize casino gambling. Speaking to reporters in Dallas Thursday, the author and entertainer said the move "is common sense."

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Investigators Say Reserve Officer Spun Carjacking Yarn

Posted: 09/08/2006 - A reserve officer with the Kilgore Police Department told authorities a story of kidnapping and assault that stretched from East Texas to Oklahoma City. But investigators say it isn't true.

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Wrongly Accused Man Wants Apology

Posted: 09/08/2006 - One of three men wrongly accused of planning a terror attack on a Michigan bridge says he plans no legal action. He says he just wants authorities to issue a public apology.

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Alleged Computer Porn Leads to Indictment

Posted: 09/07/2006 - A College Station mom's discovery of sexually explicit emails sent to her teenage daughter has led to the indictment of a Bryan resident. Olie Grauke, 50, was indicted today on multiple charges including two counts of sexual performance by a child, four counts of child pornography, and selling or distributing harmful material of a minor.

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Stolen Mattresses Recovered

Posted: 09/07/2006 - Trailers with stolen mattresses from Brenham have been recovered in Dallas. Brenham Police say someone broke into the Sealy Mattress Company on Sunday and took two trailers with $60,000 worth of mattresses

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Palestine Doctor Indicted

Posted: 09/07/2006 - A Palestine doctor is behind bars charged with medicaid fraud. An Anderson County grand jury indicted Dr. Robert J. Byrnes with felony identity theft and possession of dangerous drugs.

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Step Forward for New Middle School Plans

Updated: 09/07/2006 - A Brenham Company will be the builder behind Bryan's new middle school. The plans were all approved Thursday for Collier Construction to take on the 20+ million dollar project.

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Bryan Chooses Watkins for City Manager

Updated: 09/08/2006 - Bryan has a choice for its city manager. All that's left is for him to say yes. Thursday, the council selected David Watkins of Auburn, Alabama, as the lone finalist for their top staff spot. But a visit in 10 days could make or break the deal.

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Suspected Home Burglars Arrested

Updated: 09/07/2006 - Two men arrested in a Bryan mobile home park have only been charged with one burglary, but police expect more charges soon. Three mobile homes in the Oakwood Subdivision, off 2818, were broken into Thursday afternoon.

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Blinn Hosts CSI Day

Updated: 10/28/2006 - Blinn College has enlisted the help of community businesses to get students involved on and off campus. For the third year, Blinn hosted Community Scene Investigation, or CSI Day.

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