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Send-Off Planned for Couric as She Heads to CBS

Posted: 05/29/2006 - An era comes to an end Wednesday when longtime "Today" show host Katie Couric bids farewell and heads off to rival CBS to anchor the evening news. Couric says she hasn't really thought about how she'll react.

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ID Tags for Children

Posted: 05/29/2006 - A company has donated 65-hundred shoe tags to the Galveston school district in hopes that they will serve as identification in case families are separated by hurricanes. The Galveston Independent School District is distributing the tags to its elementary school students during end-of-the-year awards presentations.

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Deadly Attack on CBS News Crew

Posted: 05/29/2006 - Two members of a CBS News team, veteran cameraman Paul Douglas, 48, and soundman James Brolan, 42, were killed and correspondent Kimberly Dozier, 39, was seriously injured Monday when the Baghdad military unit in which they were embedded was attacked.

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Texas Rain

Posted: 05/29/2006 - It's a soggy Memorial Day in parts of Southeast Texas. Up to 12 inches of rain is reported in the rice fields from Houston to Beaumont overnight. That's led to flooded streets and underpasses in the Beaumont area.

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Memorial Day

Posted: 05/29/2006 - Americans around the country will be attending parades and ceremonies today that will honor the nation's war dead. Yesterday there were ceremonies in advance of the holiday.

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Brazos County Man Shot after Two County Pursuit

Posted: 05/28/2006 - A Brazos County man is recovering from a gunshot wound after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase, and then pulling a gun on officers. It started about 10:20 p.m, Saturday, in the 2500 block of OSR in Benchley

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Bryan Man Shot to Death

Posted: 05/28/2006 - Bryan Police are investigating the shooting death of a man over the weekend. Police received a call of shots fired in the 1200 block of West William Joel Bryan Parkway shortly after 2 a.m., Sunday.

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Iola Man Dead in One-Vehicle Accident

Posted: 05/28/2006 - An Iola man is dead after a one-vehicle accident in Grimes County Saturday afternoon. Authorities say Tommy Lawson veered off the side of County Road 103 and hit a tree.

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College Station Seeking Applicants for Comprehensive Plan Committee

Posted: 05/28/2006 - The city of College Station is asking for your help in finalizing long-range plans for the city. The city is beginning the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan and is seeking six residents, including a student, to serve on an advisory committee. They are also seeking one resident that lives in the county.

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City to Inspect Water Tower, Could Cause Discoloration

Posted: 05/28/2006 - If you notice some strangely-colored water starting Monday, the city of College Station says 'don't panic'. City crews will slowly drain the Greens Prairie water tower Monday night for a routine inspection.

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Cities, Colleges Closed on Memorial Day

Updated: 05/28/2006 - The Memorial Day holiday means lots of closings around the area. Of course, many businesses, including local banks will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. But don't expect city offices to be open, either.

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Local Family Uses Holiday To Remember Loved One

Posted: 05/28/2006 - From boating on the lake to cookouts with friends, Memorial day weekend is official start of summer for many. But for one local family, it is a time to come together and remember a family member that is no longer with them to celebrate.

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Fumes Force Evacuation of Bryan Office Building

Posted: 05/27/2006 - Paint thinner fumes forced the evacuation of a Bryan office building Saturday night. It happened at the Galleria Village office tower. Fire crews were called out shortly after 6 p.m.

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Bryan High Seniors Graduate

Posted: 05/27/2006 - For about 700 students, the end arrived Saturday. The end of mandatory schooling anyway. The Bryan High class of 2006 walked the stage at Reed Arena. It was a packed house as family, friends and faculty shared the occasion.

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U.S. Pleges $500,000 in Initial Aid to Indonesia

Posted: 05/27/2006 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is sending a half-million dollars in emergency assistance for earthquake victims in Indonesia. A statement released by President Bush says the U.S. will offer "financial and material support" and is standing by to offer additional assistance as needed.

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Bush Sealed Jefferson Records as Compromise

Posted: 05/27/2006 - WASHINGTON (AP) - We're learning about President Bush's role in defusing a confrontation between the House of Representatives and the Justice Department. The focus of the dispute was the FBI's search of Louisiana Congressman William Jefferson's office. Jefferson is being investigated for bribery.

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Boating Safety, Just As Important as Traffic Safety

Updated: 05/27/2006 - 60 people died in boating accidents in Texas last year. In 85 percent of those fatalities, the victims weren't wearing life jackets. If you plan on hitting the water, officials say it's important to know state and federal boating laws if you want to avoid a fine.

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County Cautious Over Hotel/Conference Center Proposal

Posted: 05/26/2006 - After two unsuccessful attempts, the city of College Station is once again pursuing a new hotel and conference center. And like before, the project's first major deal maker, or deal breaker, will be Brazos County.

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Texas A&M Life Sciences Building

Posted: 05/26/2006 - Two days after breaking ground on a new physics building, Texas A&M is at it again. The largest, single construction project in the school's history is underway. It's a multi-million dollar Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building.

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Memorial Day Travel

Posted: 05/26/2006 - Memorial Day weekend and high gas prices is not a great mix. But are pump prices having any affect on holiday motorists?

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Thief Steals CD's, Stereo, and Tampons

Posted: 05/26/2006 - It's not your typical car break-in, however, Bryan police caught a burglar in the act, taking some pretty unusual items. Two Bryan police officers patrolling the area of Jaguar and Cobblestone on foot heard a car horn sound and car door slam shut just after three o'clock Thursday morning

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Storm Damaged Cars Flooding Used Car Lots

Posted: 05/26/2006 - If you're in the market for a used car, be on the lookout for vehicles damaged in last year's hurricanes. Cars and trucks with hidden flood damage are showing up on car lots across the state.

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Texas Retail Gas Prices Dip

Posted: 05/26/2006 - Texas retail gasoline prices dipped this week -- just in time for the Memorial Day holiday. The weekly Triple-A Texas gas price survey released today shows self-serve regular is averaging two dollars 79 cents per gallon -- down six cents from last week.

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Bail Set for Kidnapping Suspects

Posted: 05/26/2006 - Bail has been set at 500-thousand dollars each for two women held in Waxahachie in the snatching of a six-week-old Los Angeles boy from his teenage mother. The two are accused of taking the baby to the Dallas area.

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Toddler Killed in Apparent Drive-By Shooting

Updated: 07/30/2013 - (05/26/06 - 07:41AM) An 18-month-old girl was fatally wounded as she slept overnight in what police say was an apparent drive-by shooting in a Dallas suburb. A Farmers Branch police spokesman says the child was asleep in a back bedroom of her family's corner house shortly before midnight when the gunfire erupted.

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