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Dean Repeats Call for Withdrawal of Troops from Iraq

Posted: 06/24/2006 - Democrats are blaming the Bush administration's Iraq policy for turning U-S soldiers into targets for Iraq's insurgency. In the party's weekly radio address, Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean said the Republican plan to "stay the course" is not an option.

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Bush Pushes for Passage of Line-Item Veto

Updated: 06/24/2006 - President Bush is urging Congress to give him more power in dealing with budget matters. He's using his weekly radio address to push for a line-item veto.

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Protests One Week After Huntsville Man's Death

Updated: 06/24/2006 - Hundreds of people showed up at a protest rally and candlelight vigil in Huntsville. The family of Courtney O'Bryant, 25, spoke out at the rally claiming his civil rights had been violated.

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Leon County JP Dies

Updated: 06/24/2006 - Funeral services are set for a Leon County justice of the peace. Donald Lee Carr died Thursday at the age of 68. He was justice of the peace for Precinct 1 in Buffalo.

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Animal Shelter Board Announces Major Change

Updated: 06/24/2006 - An executive session of the Brazos Animal Shelter's board ended with a major announcement. The three current board members will be stepping aside, and 15 people will be stepping on board in the coming weeks.

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Highway 40 Now Open

Updated: 06/24/2006 - There's a new road to travel in College Station. State Highway 40 opened Friday afternoon. Planners hope it will help alleviate congestion through town.

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San Antonio Now US's 7th Biggest City

Posted: 06/23/2006 - Population estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau show that San Antonio is now larger than San Diego – by 969 people – and has leapfrogged to seventh on the list of the 10 largest U.S. cities.

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TX Gas Prices Drop After Two Weeks of Gains

Posted: 06/23/2006 - Texas motorists are getting a little relief from rising retail gasoline prices this week, according to the weekly AAA Texas gas price survey released Friday.

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Burton Bank Robbery

Updated: 06/24/2006 - For the second time in 18 months, Washington County authorities are investigating an armed robbery at the Burton State Bank. The robbery happened around nine o'clock Friday morning.

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Terror Plot Uncovered Inside US?

Updated: 06/23/2006 - An FBI spokesman in Washington says there is no threat to the public in connection with the arrests of seven people for allegedly plotting attacks against US buildings.

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CS Approves Northgate TIRZ; County Next

Updated: 06/23/2006 - It's being called the next step towards big changes in Northgate. Thursday, College Station's city council approved a tax increment reinvestment zone for that part of town, one which would help fund a hotel-convention center.

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Books Dedicated for College Station Cop

Updated: 06/23/2006 - A former policeman with a passion for learning was remembered Thursday at the College Station Library. Assistant Chief Michael Patterson died suddenly just more than a year ago.

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Ready to Roll on Highway 40

Updated: 06/23/2006 - Highway 40 will finally open Friday. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 AM just past the east construction barricades off Highway 6.

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Endangerment Indictment Handed Up

Posted: 06/22/2006 - A Huntsville man accused of child endangerment has been indicted by a Brazos County grand jury. Drake Doughty is accused of putting his six-month-old in harm's way.

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U.M. ARMY Invades B/CS

Updated: 06/22/2006 - It's not your typical camp in the woods and there's no arts and crafts. It's hammer and nails, paint brushes and saws, and a mission to help others. It's a community service camp called United Methodist Action Reach-Out Mission by Youth, or U.M. ARMY.

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Highway 290 Improvements

Updated: 06/23/2006 - More talks about transportation needs in our area, this time in Washington County. The city of Brenham and Washington County Commissioners are working together on improvements for Highway 290.

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House to Vote on Estate Tax Proposal

Posted: 06/22/2006 - The House is expected to vote later today on a bill that would reduce estate taxes after 2011. House Republican leaders have been trying to rework the current law, which eliminates the tax in 2010 but brings it back a year later.

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Group Wants Police to Question Immigration Status

Posted: 06/22/2006 - A Houston group wants police to be allowed to question people about their immigration status. The group -- called Protect Our Citizens -- is conducting a petition drive to force a vote on what it calls the city's --quote-- "sanctuary policy."

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County to Bill Countries for Treatment of Foreign Indigents

Posted: 06/22/2006 - Dallas County plans to bill foreign countries for the cost of treating their indigent citizens -- but county officials acknowledge it's unlikely they'll be reimbursed. Parkland Memorial Hospital earlier this week began documenting the number of indigent foreign nationals it treats, says John Gates, the hospital's chief financial officer.

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Dallas Fire

Posted: 06/22/2006 - The investigation continues into what caused a six-alarm fire that destroyed a historic Dallas theater and several neighboring businesses. There were no injuries reported in yesterday's fire in Dallas' Lower Greenville Avenue entertainment district -- that destroyed the Arcadia Theater and at least two restaurants.

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Jury Selection Beginning in Yates Retrial

Posted: 06/22/2006 - Jury selection starts today in the Houston retrial of 41-year-old Andrea Yates. The Houston woman is accused of drowning her five children in a bathtub. Her 2002 conviction was overturned on appeal last year because of erroneous testimony.

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Anderson Celebrates Champion Owls

Updated: 06/22/2006 - The Anderson-Shiro High School Owls took home the 1A state baseball championship. Wednesday, the city celebrated in style. The baseball title is the first for a team from Anderson-Shiro.

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Bryan Toddler Nearly Drowns, Taken to Hospital

Updated: 06/21/2006 - A Bryan ISD administrator's daughter is fighting for her life. School officials say Shannon McGehee's 21-month-old daughter almost drowned Wednesday.

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Brazos School Administrators Resign

Updated: 06/22/2006 - Two Brazos School Administrators voluntarily stepped down Wednesday night. Dr. Robert Slater, the school's founder and superintendent resigned along with the board's president Thomas Reynolds.

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West Nile Arrives Again in Brazos County

Updated: 06/22/2006 - For the first time this year, Brazos County neighborhoods have tested positive for West Nile Virus. Mosquitoes collected at a pair of Bryan neighborhoods last week were found to have West Nile.

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