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Albertsons Announces Store Closures in Texas

Posted: 06/07/2006 - Albertsons says it will close 30 grocery stores in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma as part of a national move to shed unprofitable stores. The Boise, Idaho-based company says the closures include eleven stores in the Dallas area, nine stores in the Austin area, one store in Georgetown and one store in Waco.

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Updated: 06/07/2006 - One man is dead after an early morning motorcycle race ended in a crash at the finish line. According to Department of Public Safety officials, the two bike race reached high speeds as the drivers raced to a finish line near the intersection of Jones and Leonard roads Tuesday.

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Influential A&M Professor Moves On

Updated: 10/28/2006 - An influential member of the Brazos Valley is moving on. Dr. Rick Rigsby brought words of inspiration to A&M students and the local community for more than a decade. But life is taking him in a new direction.

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Food Bank Hopes to Peak With "Valley"

Posted: 06/06/2006 - It's a new name, but the same commitment from one of the region's biggest charitable organizations. As part of its open house Monday, the Brazos Food Bank added "Valley" to its name, and unveiled a new logo and slogan: Fostering Partnerships, Feeding Hope.

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Dead New Caney Man Mistakenly IDed

Posted: 06/06/2006 - A New Caney man who was run over and killed isn't the person authorities or his family initially thought. The accident happened just after midnight Monday. A man lying next to his bicycle on FM 1485 was hit by a driver.

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Movie Curfew For Teens

Posted: 06/06/2006 - Bryan's new movie theater is changing its policy to match the city's teen curfew. The theater will not sell tickets to juveniles 16 and under, if the movie ends after midnight, unless they have a parent with them.

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CS Convention Center in County's Hands

Updated: 06/07/2006 - It's now up to Brazos County. The city of College Station has asked commissioners to approve a tax increment finance zone to fund the city's hotel-conference center project. This is the first time the city has proposed the TIF at Northgate, and the third try for a convention center.

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AIDS/ HIV Cases Increase in the Brazos Valley

Posted: 06/06/2006 - The week of June 5th marks the 25th anniversary of the first documented AIDS case. The number of reported cases is increasing in the Brazos Valley.

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Backing-out Injuries

Posted: 06/06/2006 - A study released by the University of Utah says children are up to two-and-a-half times more likely to be backed over by a minivan, SUV or truck than by a car. And the victims are more likely to be severely injured than those backed over by cars.

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One Killed in Prison Gang Fight

Posted: 06/06/2006 - Prison officials say a fight between two rival gangs left one inmate dead and at least three others injured with stab wounds at a northeast Texas prison. Officials say the assailants were armed with prison-made knives.

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Off-Duty Deputy Injured in Shooting

Posted: 06/06/2006 - Officials say an off-duty Tarrant County sheriff's deputy was shot twice by an unknown assailant as he sat outside a Fort Worth grocery store. Deputy Michael Beeson was alert and being questioned last night by police at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital.

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Senate Continues Debating Gay Marriage Amendment

Posted: 06/06/2006 - Supporters and opponents agree the Senate effort to pass a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage will fall short when a vote comes tomorrow. Supporters say Congress is the right place to set cultural standards and that traditional marriages are the foundation of healthy societies. Opponents say the proposed amendment is government intrusion at its most personal.

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Rudder High Comes in High on Cost

Updated: 06/06/2006 - Bryan ISD is over budget by $3 million on the city's second high school. Earl Rudder High is still a couple years away from opening, and the district isn't sweating the dollars signs just yet.

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Missing Bryan Woman North of the Border

Updated: 06/05/2006 - A Bryan woman missing for two weeks has been located. Jennifer Austin, 29, gave no reason for leaving her two daughters and heading out of town. While her family still doesn't know why, they do know where she went.

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CS Staff Positions Filled...Temporarily

Posted: 06/05/2006 - The top position in the City College Station's staff is temporarily filled. As we first told you Thursday, Terry Childers has come to town as assistant city manager while they search for permanent staff. He started work at the city Monday.

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Shotgun Threat Lands Bryan Man in Jail

Posted: 06/05/2006 - A Bryan man is in jail after allegedly threatening an apartment resident with a shotgun. Bryan Police say Terrance Greene, 28, had an argument with the victim Saturday morning, but later returned to the man's apartment in the Saddlewood complex.

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Aggie General Becomes British Knight

Updated: 10/28/2006 - The Aggie in charge of the US Air Force has received one of the highest British honors. General T. Michael Moseley was given an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II last week.

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World-Renowned A&M Vegetable Breeder Retiring

Updated: 10/28/2006 - Dr. Leonard Pike has spent a lifetime growing produce, and now he's getting ready to retire. But not before dishing the dirt on pickles, onions and his world famous maroon carrots.

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Local Habitat Top Ranked

Updated: 06/05/2006 - There's housing marathon going on in Bryan this week. Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity is participating a national Home Builders Blitz.

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The Texas Film Industry

Posted: 06/05/2006 - It seems a no-brainer that the movie "Dallas" would be filmed in the same city where the long-running television series was set. But Dallas is just one of several locations battling to lure the major motion picture. Industry officials say that illustrates Texas' disadvantages in the growing competition to attract movie productions.

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Study Shows Yoga Helps Breast Cancer Patients

Posted: 06/05/2006 - Women going through treatment for breast cancer felt better when they tried yoga. That's according to one of the first scientific studies of its kind.

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Congress on Ethics

Posted: 06/05/2006 - The stench of scandal on Capitol Hill is getting stronger five months after lobbyist Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty to influence-peddling charges. Here's a quick look at what's going on in Congress regarding ethics.

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Fast West Texas

Posted: 06/05/2006 - At 80 miles per hour, Texas now lays claim to the highest speed limit in the country. Signs indicating the change from 75 miles-per-hour to 80 miles-per-hour began going up along 521 miles of interstates in ten sparsely populated counties in West Texas just days after state transportation officials approved the increase late last month.

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Amber Alert Issued for Five-Day-Old

Posted: 06/05/2006 - Police are searching for a five-day-old baby they say was abducted by an impostor nurse who befriended the infant's mother at a Lubbock hospital. An Amber Alert was issued yesterday for Priscilla Nicole Maldonado.

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