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Twin City Resident Reflects On Loss

Updated: 08/27/2006 - It's was a week ago Sunday that a dormitory of the Twin City Mission in Bryan, the area's only homeless shelter, was lost in a fire. The cause of the fire is still unknown and so is the fate of the building.

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Commuter Plane Crew Evidently Used Wrong Runway

Updated: 08/27/2006 - Preliminary evidence shows that the crew of a commuter jet that crashed moments after takeoff early Sunday morning at Blue Grass International Airport in Lexington, Ky. used a short runway, National Transportation Safety Board investigator Debbie Hersman told reporters Sunday evening.

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Third College Station Hotel Robbed in Two Months

Updated: 08/26/2006 - For the third time in less than two months, a College Station hotel has been robbed at gunpoint. Police say a black male, about six feet tall and wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt robbed the Hampton Inn on Texas Avenue about 4:20 a.m., Saturday.

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A&M Student Killed in Train Accident

Posted: 08/26/2006 - A Texas A&M senior is dead after being hit by a train early Saturday morning. Police say Robert Walker Best and some of his friends were attempting to board a moving train near George Bush Drive and Wellborn Road.

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Bryan Council Interviews Fourth Manager Finalist

Updated: 08/26/2006 - For the second Saturday in a row, Bryan City Council spent the morning interviewing city manager candidates. This tims, council interviewed former Auburn, Alabama, city manager David Watkins, who is also a finalist for one of two assistant city manager openings in College Station.

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SouthPoint Brings Jobs to Grimes County

Updated: 08/27/2006 - Grimes County has gotten an economic shot in the arm. A new manufacturing facility has brought close to 100 jobs to the area in recent months.

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NASA Delays Atlantis Launch

Posted: 08/26/2006 - KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (AP) - NASA has delayed Sunday's launch of the space shuttle Atlantis by 24 hours. NASA managers say they want more time to see if there was any damage from a lightning strike Friday.

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Authorities Urge Drunk Driving Awareness

Updated: 08/25/2006 - There is never an opportunity that law enforcers pass up to discuss what is much more than just a passionate topic for them. Texas continually ranks among the highest when it comes to alcohol-related driving incidents.

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Meeting Announced for Super Announcement

Updated: 08/25/2006 - Monday could mark the official beginning of the Eddie Coulson era at College Station ISD. He is expected to be named superintendent at a meeting that evening.

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Federal Narcotic Investigation Leads to 11 Indictments

Posted: 08/25/2006 - A two-year effort to disrupt narcotic trafficking in Madison County has led to the indictments of nearly a dozen suspected drug dealers. And this time, the charges are coming from the Feds.

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Baseball Back in Bryan

Updated: 08/25/2006 - Get out the peanuts and the baseball caps, a collegiate baseball team has officially made it to the Brazos Valley. Friday it was announced that the Brazos Valley Bombers, the 10th team in the Texas Collegiate League, will make Travis Field their home.

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Pair Arrested in Club Shooting

Updated: 08/25/2006 - Two men were arrested this week accused of shooting at a Brazos County Constable at a Bryan nightclub. David Martinez, Jr. was arrested at his home Wednesday night and Jesse DeJesus turned himself into authorities Friday.

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Aggie Astronaut Says Atlantis is Ready

Updated: 08/25/2006 - Conditions for a Sunday launch of the space shuttle Atlantis have dipped a bit. Storms are expected a few hours before the afternoon launch. It's now a 40 percent chance the shuttle will be grounded.

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Immigration Talks

Posted: 08/25/2006 - Governor Rick Perry kicked off a meeting of ten border governors Thursday, saying the US and Mexico must share prosperity while tightening border restrictions and enforcement. Immigration and border security will top the agenda for the two-day meeting in Austin.

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Prosecutors Negotiating with Teacher in Sex Assault Case

Posted: 08/25/2006 - Cameron County prosecutors are trying to reach a deal with a former high school teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with one of her students. The case suffered after the student and his family refused to cooperate with authorities.

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Officials Urge Getting a Whooping Cough Vaccine

Posted: 08/25/2006 - State health officials are advising adults and teenagers to get vaccines against whooping cough. Last year, Texas reported 2,224 cases of whooping cough, marking the worst year for the disease since 1963.

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Dallas Episcopalians Comtemplate Break

Posted: 08/25/2006 - As a moderate Episcopalian in the conservative Diocese of Dallas, Dixie Hutchinson doesn't find her strength in numbers. But she may soon find herself even more isolated as the debate over the Bible and gay relationships tears at the church.

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Bryan Traffic Sting Yields Encouraging Results

Updated: 08/24/2006 - When it comes to emergency vehicle protocol, Bryan motorists apparently know, and follow, the rules of the road. Bryan Police conducted Operation Move Over Wednesday to see if drivers would follow the law regarding stationary emergency vehicles.

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Bryan City Manager Search Contines Saturday

Posted: 08/24/2006 - Bryan's city council has announced another special meeting for their city manager search. The group will meet again this Saturday morning to discuss the position.

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Tinted Water Not Unclean, Says Somerville

Updated: 08/25/2006 - Faucets in Somerville are producing water with a less than desirable color. And that water may not seem clean, but city officials say the brown tint is part of the process to make the H2O A-OK.

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Morning After Pill Available Over-the-Counter

Updated: 08/24/2006 - Women can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription, the government declared Thursday, a major step that nevertheless failed to quell the politically charged debate over access to emergency contraception. The manufacturer, lawmakers and other advocates said they will press the government to let minors purchase the pills over the counter.

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Twin City Mission To Rebuild, But Not in Downtown

Updated: 08/24/2006 - Less than a week after fire destroyed the longtime home of the Twin City Mission, eyes are already on the future. The shelter announced Thursday it will not be rebuilding in downtown Bryan.

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Energy Leaders to Speak at A&M

Posted: 08/24/2006 - Key energy leaders from government, industry and academia will gather in College Station next Thursday for a one-day symposium, “The Energy Policy Act of 2005: One Year Later, a Look to the Future,” at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at Texas A&M University.

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