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Mandatory Evacuations for Lewis Creek Dam Area in Montgomery County
Updated: 7:40 AM
- The County Judge Craig Doyal, The Sheriff Tommy Gage, and Commissioner Precinct 1 Mike Meador met with Emergency Officials and determined that MANDATORY Evacuations are now appropriate for residents that fall in the area of concern at this time.
Two Killed After Fleeing Bryan Police, Crashing
Posted: 10:42 AM
- Two local men are dead after trying to flee from law enforcement, but crashing their vehicle when they came to the dead end of a road in Bryan.
Man With Baby Jumps Out of 2nd Story Window to Escape Fire
- A man with a baby in his arms jumps out second story window to escape house fire.
Perry Seeks to Win Over Iowa, a Handshake at a Time
Posted: 11:08 AM
- Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time.
John Nash, Wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' Inspiration, Die in NJ
Posted: 11:37 AM
- John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.
Lawmakers OK Bill Offering Fines For Posting "No Guns" Signs
- The Texas Legislature has approved fines for governmental entities that post signs prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns in areas where licensed Texans are allowed to carry them.
Three Dead, Two Hurt in West Harris County Rollover Crash
- Three people have been killed and two others hurt in a single-vehicle rollover crash in west Harris County.
Budget Provision to Ban the Use of State Funds for High Speed Rail Voted Down
- A budget provision authored by Senator Charles Schwertner of Georgetown was voted down 6-4.
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