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Congress OKs 1-Week Bill to Keep Homeland Security Open
- Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.
Aggies' New Defensive Coordinator Sues LSU,A&M; LSU Also Files Suit
- Texas A&M's new football defensive coordinator filed a lawsuit against his new and former employer, LSU, over a contract dispute.
Aggies' Defensive Coordinator Sues LSU, A&M Over Contract Issue
- Texas A&M University's new football defensive coordinator has filed a lawsuit against his new employer and his former one, Louisiana State University, over his contract situation.
House Rejects Homeland Security Funding
- The Republican-controlled House unexpectedly rejected short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, increasing the prospect of a partial shutdown at midnight of an agency with significant anti-terrorism responsibilities.
Navasota ISD Teachers Getting Big Pay Raises
- The Navasota ISD School Board recently approved the largest raises for teachers in years.
Exhibit Honoring Texans Lost in Vietnam War to be Honored at Local Museum
- A College Station museum is set to display a unique exhibit honoring Texans killed in the Vietnam War.
Game of Thrones Author Makes Rare Donation To Texas A&M
- He's best known for the book series, Games of Thrones, which spawned the popular HBO series.
Leonard Nimoy, Famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek', Dies
- Nimoy's son, Adam, says the actor died Friday morning in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83.
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