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A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for most of the Brazos Valley until 12pm. A FLOOD ADVISORY is in effect for southeast Burleson, Washington, eastern Waller, west central Montgomery, and southeastern Grimes county until 7am, eastern Brazos, northern Grimes, northwestern Walker, and Madison counties until 8:15am, and Leon county until 8:30am. A line of thunderstorms -- containing gusty winds, heavy rain, thunder, & lightning -- is sliding east toward the Brazos Valley. 1 to 3 inches of rain could fall as this line continues to move east.
A published report says dietary supplements containing ingredients forbidden to NCAA athletes were purchased by athletic departments at Texas A&M University and the University of Texas.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Monday that the schools spent nearly $120 thousand on twenty one products containing certain muscle-building ingredients and substances banned by the NCAA.
The purchases were made between fall of 2000 and spring of 2004.
A Texas A&M official said the school did not know banned substances were being purchased until it reviewed records requested by the newspaper.
A U.T. official said it is trying to see if purchases containing added amino acids, a banned muscle-building ingredient, were made in error.
One of products purchased by Texas A&M contains synephrine, a substance similar to ephedra, the stimulant that has been linked to more than 150 deaths and was taken off the shelves by the federal government in 2003.
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