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Elvis Fans Celebrate 70

Updated: 01/08/2005 - Nearly three decades after his death, "The King" still reigns supreme in the hearts of fans around the world. Saturday, fans gathered at Graceland to honor the man who changed music forever on what would have been his 70th birthday.

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Hollywood's Hottest Couple Finished

Updated: 01/08/2005 - Pop-culture icons Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston always drew attention together, whether they were on the red carpet or an island beach. Now, the actors have ended their marriage amid constant speculation the separation was inevitable.

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After Nearly Two Weeks, 150,000 Confirmed Dead

Updated: 01/08/2005 - As the death toll continues to rise, officials on the ground say so far, there has been no sign of a spread of disease. Fears are that if such an outbreak occurred, tens of thousands more could die.

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School Bus Driver Saves Lives

Updated: 01/07/2005 - A Huntsville couple is grateful for the quick thinking of one school bus driver. They say his actions saved the lives of their children and authorities say the close call illustrates a growing problem.

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Bryan's Boot Camp Cut

Updated: 01/07/2005 - A program behind the walls of the women's Federal Prison Camp in Bryan will soon be gone. Officials got word Wednesday, the Intensive Confinement Center, a prison boot camp, will no longer exist at the facility thanks to budget cuts.

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Former Texas A&M President Dies at 79

Updated: 01/07/2005 - Frank E. Vandiver, a renowned historian who served as president of Texas A&M University from 1981-88, passed away Friday at his home at age 79. Funeral services are pending.

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Death Toll From Tsunami Climbs to 147,000

Updated: 01/07/2005 - The official death toll from the Asian tsunami climbed dramatically to 147,000 Friday and authorities held out little hope for tens of thousands still missing. Flying over miles of ravaged shoreline, a shaken U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan asked: "You wonder where are the people? What has happened to them?"

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Transforming Protein Discovered at Texas A&M

Updated: 01/07/2005 - It was a transforming moment. Researchers could barely believe their eyes. A molecular blob of a protein reshaped itself into a molecular Pacman in order to free new viruses from the inside of a bacterial cell.

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Central Texas Based Insurer Fined

Updated: 01/07/2005 - A Texas-based insurance company Friday was ordered to refund 1.3 million dollars to Fort Benning, Georgia, soldiers. Investigators say the soldiers were improperly sold life insurance policies.

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Execution Blocked

Updated: 01/07/2005 - A federal appeals court has blocked this month's scheduled execution of Texas death row inmate Jose Briseno. Lawyers for Briseno argued he's mentally retarded and that a jury hasn't been allowed to make that determination.

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2004 Job Creation Is Best in Five Years

Updated: 01/07/2005 - U.S. employers added 157,000 workers overall to their payrolls in December, bringing the year-end total of new jobs to 2.2 million, the best showing in five years. The unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 percent.

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Reputed Klansman Pleads Innocent

Updated: 01/07/2005 - Reputed Ku Klux Klan member Edgar Ray Killen responded loudly with "not guilty" three times Friday as he was arraigned on murder charges in the slayings of three civil rights workers more than 40 years ago. The prosecutor said he was the only person indicted in the case.

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General Warns of 'Spectacular' Iraq Plots

Updated: 01/07/2005 - A top U.S. military official said Friday he expects that insurgents may try to carry out "spectacular" attacks as the Iraqi election draws near, while Sunni religious leaders called for unity but persisted in their demands that the vote be delayed.

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Jury Seated in Abu Ghraib Abuse Case

Updated: 01/07/2005 - A 10-man jury was seated Friday in the military trial of the accused ringleader in the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal. Opening statements were scheduled to begin Monday in the court-martial of Spc. Charles Graner, the first soldier to be tried in the case.

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TxDot Will Discuss Road Projects at Public Meeting

Updated: 01/06/2005 - As people who drive the roads of Brazos Valley, the Texas Department of Transportation wants to hear from you. TxDot will hold a public meeting Monday to discuss the progress of numerous road projects around the area.

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Anderson-Shiro Secondary School Opens New Wing

Updated: 01/06/2005 - A multi-million dollar school expansion project in Anderson is finally ready to open it's doors. The improvements are part of a $4 million bond package that was approved by voters in 2003.

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Minimum Wage Is Not Enough

Updated: 01/06/2005 - Hourly wages in the U.S. have risen about 2.6 percent this year, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics. For the last 11 years, Bryan-College Station has had the lowest unemployment rate in the state, but statistics can be misleading.

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Tar Wars

Updated: 01/06/2005 - Local physicians are waging war against young people using tobacco. The Brazos Family Medical Center is presenting Tar Wars, a tobacco education program.

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Soldiers Adjust to Being Home

Updated: 01/06/2005 - Several area families received a nice present when their loved ones from the 420th Engineer Brigade out of Bryan returned home from Iraq, just days before Christmas. But some soldiers are finding out that coming home from war takes some getting used to.

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World Leaders Vow to Aid Tsunami Victims

Updated: 01/06/2005 - World leaders pledged Thursday to work together to help tsunami-shattered regions recover from the worst natural disaster in living memory, saying it was a race against time to get aid to survivors before they succumb to disease.

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Gonzales Vows to Follow Prisoner Treaties

Updated: 01/06/2005 - Attorney general nominee Alberto Gonzales vowed on Thursday to abide by international treaties on prisoner treatment if confirmed, but Senate critics asserted that policies he supported led to the torture of terrorism detainees and protested his closeness to President Bush.

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Yates Murder Convictions Overturned

Updated: 01/06/2005 - Andrea Yates' capital murder convictions for drowning her children were overturned Thursday by an appeals court, which ruled a prosecution expert witness gave false testimony at her trial.

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Bryan Offers Internet Safety Class

Updated: 01/05/2005 - At times, the internet is a wonderful tool for learning, but can also be a medium for sexual predators. The Bryan Police Department and the city have teamed up to present a class on internet safety for parents.

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Texas A&M Scientist Prepares for Sri Lanka Expedition

Updated: 01/05/2005 - After last month's deadly tsunami in Sri Lanka emotions run high. Survivors are trying to live through the heartache and destruction. Meanwhile, a team of American scientists will try find out more about the tragedy that has killed hundreds of thousands.

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