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Brazos Animal Shelter E.D. Resigns

Updated: 07/13/2006 - After weeks of speculation, the executive director of the Brazos Animal Shelter resigned Thursday. Shelter board member and County Judge Randy Sims says Kelley Durham announced her resignation Thursday morning.

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Church Break-in and Arson

Posted: 07/13/2006 - A juvenile is locked up after police say he broke into a Bryan church and tried to set it on fire. The-16-year-old male was arrested and charged with arson, burglary, and evading arrest.

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Hwy 6 Traffic Detour

Updated: 07/13/2006 - Get ready for a major traffic detour on Highway 6 this weekend. On Saturday, the Texas Department of Transportation will be shift traffic from Highway 6 to the frontage roads, between Greens Prairie and the Texas World Speedway.

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Study Shows More Birth Defects in Corpus Christi Area

Posted: 07/13/2006 - A study finds that babies born in the Corpus Christi area are more likely to have birth defects than those born in other parts of the state. It found that Corpus Christi babies were 17 percent more likely to have a severe birth defect. They're also nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with any birth defect.

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Yates Trial

Posted: 07/13/2006 - Prosecution rebuttal testimony continues today in the retrial of Andrea Yates in the drowning of her five children. A sheriff's deputy who overheard Andrea Yates' interview with a jail psychiatrist testified yesterday that he heard Yates say she knew what she did was wrong.

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British Bankers to Face Enron-related Charges

Posted: 07/13/2006 - Three bankers facing Enron-related wire fraud charges in Texas left Britain today -- bound for Houston. David Bermingham, Gary Mulgrew and Giles Darby - the so-called NatWest Three - boarded a commercial flight in London.

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Houston-area Murder Suspects Caught at the Border

Posted: 07/13/2006 - Two 18-year-olds from Sugar Land accused of murdering a classmate are in custody today after trying to cross into Canada. Fort Bend County Sheriff Milton Wright says Sean Brown and Matthew McCombs were caught yesterday in Port Huron, Michigan.

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Early Morning Accident Kills Local Teen

Posted: 07/13/2006 - A College Station teenager is dead after an early morning accident. Officials say 19-year-old Casey Wolf was driving his motorcycle on Harvey Mitchell Parkway Thursday morning when a car turned in front of him.

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Warrant Issued for Alleged Bryan Murderer

Posted: 07/12/2006 - An accused killer is on the loose, and Bryan police need your help tracking him down. A murder warrant has been issued for Efrain Gomez, 19, of Bryan.

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CS Council Could See to Packed CPAC

Posted: 07/12/2006 - College Station's city council is poised to appoint citizens to what should be an active board. During Thursday 7pm meeting, the council could fill eight open slots on the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee (CPAC).

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Aggie Astronaut Makes Final Spacewalk

Posted: 07/12/2006 - Two spacewalkers, including Aggie Astronaut Michael Fossum, sheepishly lost a spatula in orbit on Wednesday. But NASA engineers didn't mind much, because the two accomplished their main task of testing a method to apply emergency patches to a shuttle heat shield.

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New Cars for Sheriff's Office

Posted: 07/12/2006 - The Brazos County's Sheriff's office has some new vehicles to add to the fleet. The department has five new 2006 Dodge Chargers outfitted with high-tech equipment ready to work patrol.

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Leon County Deputy Accused of Burglary

Updated: 07/12/2006 - Leon County authorities have arrested one of their own after he allegedly burglarized a Madison County property. Deputy Casey Moreland is accused of stealing $3,500 worth of tools from a storage shed in North Zulch back in April.

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Alleged Knife-Wielding Wife Jailed

Updated: 07/12/2006 - A College Station woman was jailed after police say she attempted to stab her husband. Twenty-four-year-old Fatimah Hankins was arrested by College Station police and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Queen Walker Sentenced

Posted: 07/12/2006 - A former Brazos County employee who stole thousands of dollars from the district attorney's office could spend the next eight years behind bars.

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Rimes Recovering from Leg Surgery

Posted: 07/12/2006 - Country star LeAnn Rimes is resting after surgery in Los Angeles for a leg infection. The 23-year-old entertainer, who grew up in Garland, canceled three performances on her "This Woman" tour to undergo outpatient surgery for a tissue tear.

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Maroon Out at NASA

Posted: 07/12/2006 - In a demonstration of "Aggie Spirit", some Houston Aggies are planning a few activities to make sure the first Aggie in space, Mike Fossum, knows they are rooting for him. Today will be Maroon Out day at The Johnson Space Center.

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Third Spacewalk an Important One

Posted: 07/12/2006 - With NASA confidence growing that the space shuttle program is back on track, two astronauts are getting ready for an important spacewalk today to further cement the belief. They'll be testing techniques to repair damaged heat shield tiles in orbit.

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North Texas Governments Fuel Opposition to Airport Deal

Posted: 07/12/2006 - Two congressmen say they won't support a deal before Congress to settle a North Texas airport dispute over the Wright Amendment. The congressmen are worried about the deal's potential ramifications for other regional airports. They're scheduled to testify today at a House hearing on the matter.

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Two Children Die in Jasper House Fire

Posted: 07/12/2006 - A house fire in Jasper County has left two children dead. Officials say the parents of the victims were not home when the fire broke out around midmorning yesterday.

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Touchdowns to Get Bigger at Kyle Field

Posted: 07/11/2006 - Kyle Field's new big board is starting to rise. Though the Mitsubishi screen is still a few weeks away from being installed, the support beams are rising at the south end of Kyle.

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Jail Officer Fired, Arrested for Inmate Encounter

Updated: 07/12/2006 - A Burleson County jail officer faces felony charges after admitting to having sexual relations with an inmate. Authorities say it's an isolated incident, one the sheriff's office dealt with immediately.

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Arlington Schools Ban New Face Fads

Posted: 07/11/2006 - Grills and gauging will soon be outlawed in the Arlington school district. The district has expanded its dress codes to include bans on mouth jewelry known as "grills" and the earlobe-stretching practice known as "gauging."

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Bryan Man Gets Probation for Computer Porn

Updated: 07/12/2006 - A Bryan man will not spend time in prison even though police found more than 100 pictures of child pornography on his computer. Rvey Stringer, 39, was sentenced to 10 years probation today.

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Bring in the Clowns

Posted: 07/11/2006 - The 135th edition of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey's "Greatest Show on Earth" has made it to College Station. Monday afternoon the animals walked to Reed Arena. That's where the three ring circus will take place.

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