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Weather Service Confirms F-2 Tornado Hit Waco

Updated: 05/08/2006 - Meteorologists have determined it was a tornado that hit Waco Saturday morning. The National Weather Service confirms it was an F-2 tornado. An F-2 is the third weakest measurement on the Fujita scale, which measures tornadic strength on a scale of 0 to 5.

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Local Leaders Head For DC

Updated: 05/08/2006 - 31 area business leaders will spend the next week in our nations capital lobbing for local interests. The group is leaving with a five major agenda.

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Bryan Man Jailed in Alleged Kidnapping

Updated: 05/07/2006 - A Bryan man remains in Brazos County Jail, accused of kidnapping a woman at gunpoint. It started Friday afternoon about 4:45 when a caller told Bryan Police a woman was kidnapped at gunpoint from the 2900 block of Minnesota.

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Nucor Worker's Death Ruled Accidental

Posted: 05/06/2006 - Leon County authorities say a Nucor Steel plant employee's death was accidental. They say the 44-year-old electrician was pinned under a stacking machine Friday and died before he could be life-flighted to a hospital.

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Bell, Strayhorn Criticize Perry on Education Issues

Posted: 05/06/2006 - HOUSTON (AP) - Gubernatorial challengers Chris Bell and Carole Keeton Strayhorn attacked Governor Rick Perry's leadership Saturday and claimed he's turned his back on teachers and public schools. Bell is a Democrat and former U.S. congressman. Strayhorn is the state's comptroller who's running for governor as an independent.

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Five Men Detained After Dallas Flight, Later Released

Posted: 05/06/2006 - NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Five men detained after an American Airlines flight landed at Newark Liberty International Airport pose no threat and were released, an FBI spokesman said. Authorities said the men - identified only as four Angolan military personnel and an Israeli - were traveling back to their home countries.

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Shindig Before Service

Posted: 05/06/2006 - The Texas Army National Guard is getting ready to send men and women from all over the Brazos Valley off to basic training. A farewell party was held for the group Saturday in Bryan.

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Powerful Storms Pound Central Texas

Posted: 05/06/2006 - Powerful thunderstorms that produced recorded winds of as high as 87 miles per hour early Saturday morning left a trail of damage behind stretching from Speegleville and Woodway down Highway 84 and Franklin Avenue and into Robinson.

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Bryan -- Changing the Way You Watch City TV

Posted: 05/05/2006 - You'd hardly think of city-run television as must-see-TV. But month-by-month, the city of Bryan is changing that. An inside look at "An Inside Look" proves just that.

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Cox-to-Cebridge Change Begins

Posted: 05/05/2006 - It isn't visible on your TV and computer screens, but the wheels of change are turning over at Cox Media. Friday, Cebridge Communications began the necessary steps to complete their purchase of the Cox Communications provider in Bryan-College Station.

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Worker Killed at Jewett Steel Plant

Updated: 05/06/2006 - Leon County authorities are investigating the death of a worker at Nucor Steel in Jewett. It happened Friday morning. Authorities were on site that morning investigating the accident.

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Council Votes No for Brenham Landfill

Posted: 05/05/2006 - After over two decades of debate, a decision has finally been made about a proposed landfill for Brenham. In a 6 to 1 decision, the city council voted down the dump deal by agreeing to sell the proposed site near Highway 290 without a landfill permit.

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Snakes in the Brazos Valley

Posted: 05/05/2006 - Sunny skies and booming development aren't anything to gripe about. But believe it or not, there may be a reptilian repercussion to both.

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Do Diet Soft Drinks Make You Fat?

Updated: 01/10/2007 - It's an idea that has caught the diet drink consumer by storm. The idea that diet soft drinks make you fat. But is it only a myth?

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Child Safety Seat Check-Up

Posted: 05/05/2006 - The College Station Medical Center is keeping kids safe, through the State Farm Car Seat Check-up. Saturday marks the second year safety seat technicians have checked the car seats for free.

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Mexican Consulate Offering Consular Cards in Bryan

Posted: 05/05/2006 - A mobile unit from the Mexican Consulate's office in Houston is making a stop in Bryan. Saturday, Mexican immigrants can apply for matricula consular identification cards and passports. The unit will take applications from 8:30am to 12:30pm at Santa Teresa Catholic Church at 1212 Lucky St., in Bryan.

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Enron Case Heading to the Finish Line

Posted: 05/05/2006 - The end could be in sight for jurors at the Enron trial. The defense teams aim to rest their case Monday or Tuesday, followed by what prosecutors said would be up to ten rebuttal witnesses.

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Texas Gas Prices Drop

Posted: 05/05/2006 - Good news for Texas drivers. Triple-A is reporting that gas prices have dropped slightly after an eight-week rise.

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Road Construction Causes Delays on 47

Posted: 05/05/2006 - Traffic delays will continue for about two weeks on Highway 47 in Bryan. Some of the pavement has broken up in the road just south of FM 1179.

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Inmate's Cause of Death Unknown

Posted: 05/05/2006 - The death of a Milam County inmate still remains a mystery. Ricky Dale Shaw was found dead in his cell Monday.

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Body Found in Montgomery County

Posted: 05/05/2006 - An unidentified body has been sent to a Conroe morgue for an autopsy. Montgomery County authorities found the body in a field.

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An UnCommon Occurance for University Residents

Updated: 05/05/2006 - While College Station authorities comb through rubble, residents of an apartment are moving belongings out of their burned building. And even though the cause of the University Commons fire is still under investigation, students who lived there are breathing a sigh of relief.

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CS Council: More Road Work to be Done

Posted: 05/04/2006 - College Station's city council wants even more TxDOT work to be done near some busy intersections, and they say they're willing to chip in to start with.

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Suspected Pot Farmer Arrested

Posted: 05/04/2006 - A truck driver accused of moonlighting as a marijuana farmer remains in the Robertson County. Richard Langford, 44, was taken into custody during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon in Hearne. His bond has been set at $350,000.

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Bryan Man Guilty of Animal Cruelty

Posted: 05/04/2006 - A Bryan man was sentenced Thursday to 320 days in jail after investigators say he cut off the ears of three pitbulls. Antwynne Ballew, 26, pled guilty to three counts of animal cruelty, which is a Class A misdemeanor. He also must pay a $4,000 fine for each count.

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