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Humor Propels Bryan to Top Awards

Updated: 06/12/2006 - A crazy calendar and a quirky TV show is earning the city of Bryan state accolades. The city's 2004 water report, which was published in calendar form, was recognized this weekend with a Tami award from the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers.

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Fish Daddy's to Rebuild

Updated: 06/12/2006 - Fish Daddy's announced Monday it still plans to open a restaurant in College Station.

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Bryan Police Crack Down on Illegal Drug Trafficking

Updated: 06/12/2006 - Bryan Police are cracking down on illegal drug trafficking. The department's Directed Deployment Team arrested more than two dozen suspected drug dealers and issued warrants for another 20.

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Donated Flags to Mark Soldier's Funeral Procession

Posted: 06/12/2006 - Residents of Danbury are honoring a fallen soldier by placing thousands of donated flags along the route of his funeral procession today. Volunteers in the town 40 miles south of Houston hope the flags will bring comfort to the family.

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Plan to Limit Chain Restaurants on River Walk Stalls

Posted: 06/12/2006 - A proposal by the San Antonio mayor to limit the number of chain restaurants on the River Walk has run into opposition. Some business owners say the proposed ordinance is unfair.

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Passenger Detained after Threat on Southwest Flight

Posted: 06/12/2006 - A passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight has been detained after allegedly making a bomb threat. An airline spokeswoman says the threat was made on Flight 45, on its way from Albuquerque to Dallas last night.

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Wildfire Consumes Several Acres in Burleson County

Posted: 06/12/2006 - The hot and dry conditions this weekend may be to blame for a wildfire that kept a Burleson County fire crew busy. Firefighters from Cade Lakes and Caldwell fought a multi-acre pasture fire Saturday afternoon.

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Home Burglary

Posted: 06/12/2006 - A College Station woman whose home had recently been burglarized warned police it might happen again. Thanks to her tip, two juveniles were arrested for burglary of a habitation.

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Local Soldier Returns Home From Afghanistan

Posted: 06/11/2006 - It was a big welcome home for a College Station soldier, back after a seven-month tour in Afghanistan. Colonel Michael Wilson returned home Sunday and his family and friends were anxiously awaiting his arrival at Easterwood Airport.

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City of Bryan To Hold Class on Internet Safety

Posted: 06/11/2006 - The City of Bryan is hosting another class to educate parents and children about internet safety. Monday, there will be two seminars held to inform the community on the safe and unsafe ways to use some popular internet sites.

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Alberto Targets Florida Gulf Coast

Posted: 06/11/2006 - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Most of Florida's west coast is under a tropical storm watch as Alberto spins over the Gulf of Mexico. But a senior forecaster at the National Hurricane Center says Alberto is not likely to become a hurricane because "the system remains poorly organized."

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National Gas Prices Hold Steady

Posted: 06/11/2006 - CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - Gasoline prices have remained steady the last three weeks. According to the Lundberg Survey, the average nationwide price for a gallon of self-serve regular was $2.93 on Friday, a fraction of a penny lower than it was three weeks ago.

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Sailor Carjacked, Killed in Front of Dallas Home

Posted: 06/11/2006 - DALLAS (AP) - A Naval chief petty officer home on leave from the Middle East was shot and killed by a carjacker just three days before he was to report back for duty. Kameron Pratt was shot by an unidentified carjacker who dragged him from his pickup truck at his parents' home in Dallas on Friday night.

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Firefighters Battle Grass Fire in Burleson County

Updated: 06/10/2006 - Hot, dry conditions make good fuel for wildfires. And that's what kept firefighters in Burleson County busy Saturday. Firefighters from Cade Lakes and Caldwell fought a multi-acre pasture fire.

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Flag Day Ceremony Honors Local Veterans

Posted: 06/10/2006 - It's a little early, but the spirit was still good. Post Oak Mall hosted a flag day celebration on Saturday to honor those who have served our nation. The celebration, called Old Gloryous, is held in more than 500 malls across the country.

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Edwards Addresses State Democratic Convention

Posted: 06/10/2006 - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Barely a day after leaving office, former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was anything but off the hook among Texas Democrats at their state convention. U.S. Representative Chet Edwards reveled in Delay's departure as the crowd cheered wildly.

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Texas Libertarians Hope to Have November Impact

Posted: 06/10/2006 - HOUSTON (AP) - Libertarians were hopeful during the party's state convention today that they could win a variety of offices in November, saying their group offers better values than the Democratic and Republican parties. Wes Benedict, the party's executive director for the state, touted Libertarians as "fiscally conservative and socially tolerant."

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Rape Crisis Center Fundraiser Grows

Posted: 06/10/2006 - 12 teams took the field to play in the Cross Town Show Down, the annual softball fundraiser for the Brazos Valley Rape Crisis Center. Traditionally, the tournament has only had teams from law enforcement agencies, but this year the competition grew.

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Bryan's Broncos Reunite for 50th

Updated: 06/09/2006 - Fifty years ago, high schoolers in Bryan attended Stephen F. Austin High. Now, SFA is a middle school, and the former students are little more than middle-aged.

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Another Meeting on Creel Set for Tuesday

Posted: 06/09/2006 - The next special meeting of College Station's school board has been set. Tuesday evening at 5:30pm, the board will again meet in executive session to consider the job status of Superintendent Jimmy Creel, who was placed on administrative leave back on May 30.

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Gilbert Guilty in Restaurant Robbery

Posted: 06/09/2006 - The verdict is in for an armed bandit involved in one of the highest-profile crimes in recent history. Stephen Gilbert was found guilty Friday evening of aggravated robbery.

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Bryan Man Arrested for Forgery

Posted: 06/09/2006 - Police say a Bryan man was caught in the act trying to cash a forged check next to its rightful owner. According to Bryan Police, Richard Parkinson, Jr, 19, was trying to cash a check at the First Victoria Bank on Thursday when the clerk became suspicious and called police.

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Home Builders Blitz Ends

Posted: 06/09/2006 - For an entire week, a common cause has brought construction competitors together. Now 10 families are reaping the benefits.

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College Station Drug Bust

Posted: 06/09/2006 - A major drug bust in College Station leads to the arrest of nine men. College Station and Bryan police and the Department of Public Safety narcotics unit executed search warrants for two homes Thursday.

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Owner of BCS FOX Affiliate Files for Chapter 11 Help

Posted: 06/09/2006 - The owner of Bryan-College Station's FOX affiliated TV station has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Communications Corporation of America, also known at ComCorp, owns KYLE in Bryan-College Station and KWKT in Waco.

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