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Local Lawyers Taking Action

Posted: 04/26/2006 - 650 juvenile cases are tried each year in Brazos County. It's an increase that's forced the District Attorney's Office to go from having a part-time prosecutor to two full-time prosecutors trying juvenile cases.

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High Court Considers Legality of Execution Method

Posted: 04/26/2006 - The Supreme Court is considering whether a prisoner can challenge the way he is executed. Convicted murderer Clarence Hill is challenging Florida's execution method of lethal injection -- specifically, the drug being used.

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Uninsured Americans

Posted: 04/26/2006 - Some working-age Americans may be losing touch with health insurance. A new study shows 41 percent of people with moderate to middle incomes didn't have health insurance for at least part of last year.

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NASA Budget

Posted: 04/26/2006 - NASA's chief says a new spaceship could be ready to replace the nation's aging shuttle fleet by 2011. That would be three years ahead of schedule.

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U.S. Companies in Mexico Object to Boycott

Posted: 04/26/2006 - The call is moving quickly through Mexican cyberspace -- Boycott US companies and restaurant chains in Mexico to pressure Congress to legalize undocumented migrants in "El Norte." But American executives say the attack is misguided.

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Padrick Sentenced

Posted: 04/26/2006 - One of the conspirators in the Tommy Andrade murder plot pleaded guilty to robbery charges. Bradley Padrick was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison.

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Dangerous Driving Suspect

Posted: 04/26/2006 - A College Station man is behind bars, charged with driving drunk with an infant in the front seat. Thirty-four-year-old Pedro Ebran Tumax was stopped by College Station police for driving on the wrong side of the road.

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Venting in Grimes County Over Gas Leak

Updated: 04/26/2006 - A week ago Tuesday, the lives of residents in the Todd Mission area were changed by a natural gas well explosion. The leak has long been stopped, but local passion is still going.

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Bryan Scraps Major Road Project

Updated: 04/26/2006 - Thanks, but no thanks. That's the city of Bryan's response to road improvement plans for Highway 1179, otherwise known as Briarcrest and Villa Maria.

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Cell Phone Mapping Capabilities

Updated: 04/26/2006 - At Brazos County 911 they're facing the problem head-on. They now have a computer program that plots the longitude and latitude of a caller's location on a map.

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Real Gas Savings

Posted: 04/25/2006 - We've all heard of some common tips for saving gas like checking your tire pressure or using cruise control. While they're certainly worth doing, do they really improve gas mileage?

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Shelter Rally

Posted: 04/25/2006 - Local emergency management officials are trying to stay ahead of hurricane season. A shelter rally was held Tuesday at the Brazos Center.

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Charges Against Activist Dropped

Posted: 04/25/2006 - Charges have been dropped against a local pro-life activist accused of impersonating a city of Bryan official. The Brazos County Attorney's Office dismissed the case against Donald Parsons, 69.

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Juror's Racist Remark Prompts Mistrial

Posted: 04/25/2006 - A juror's racist remarks about the defendant in a Central Texas capital murder trial have prompted the judge to declare a mistrial. Michael Paul Boyd of Copperas Cove was indicted last year on charges he killed apartment manager Kenneth Ray Haney at an apartment complex in Killeen.

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Famed Prison Journalist Paroled

Posted: 04/25/2006 - A convicted killer who won awards as an inmate journalist and called attention to a 1980's Louisiana pardon-selling scandal -- is now out of prison. Officials say the next stop for Billy Wayne Sinclair is Houston.

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Shots Fired Between Suspected Immigrant Smugglers

Posted: 04/25/2006 - Houston authorities say rival immigrant smugglers are probably to blame for a gunbattle yesterday. The shootout occurred at a Houston drop house for undocumented immigrants.

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Highlights from the Texas Legislature

Posted: 04/25/2006 - The Texas House has approved a three-point-four (B) billion-dollar expansion of the state business tax. Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst was hoping the House would pass all the bills under consideration so they could go to the Senate.

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Tuition Deregulation

Posted: 04/25/2006 - Some university administrators are standing by double-digit tuition increases in Texas. The school officials say they needed higher tuition to compensate for state funding that hasn't kept up with inflation or enrollment growth.

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Man Charged with Child Endangerment

Updated: 04/25/2006 - A Huntsville man is in jail after allegedly dragging his girlfriend into the backseat of a car while she was driving. Authorities say Drake Doughty was in the backseat with the couple's six-month old child as they returned from a night of partying.

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Longtime A&M Professor Dies

Updated: 10/28/2006 - A Texas A&M professor, who's work with fiber optics may be used in border security, has died. Henry Taylor died Monday morning after battling cancer.

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Jail Altercation Raises Questions About Security

Updated: 04/25/2006 - The woman who was injured during a weekend scuffle outside the Brazos County Detention Center was cited Monday for assault. Authorities say Serina Boylan actually started the altercation that led to her being injured by a woman with a box cutter.

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Playboy Looking For Aggies

Updated: 10/28/2006 - Playboy magazine is in College Station for two days hoping to recruit some A&M students for an upcoming Big 12 issue. A&M is the last stop on the magazines Big 12 tour, but officials for the magazine say response has been good.

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TX House: Fund Schools With Surplus

Updated: 04/25/2006 - The Texas House today tentatively approved a plan to use $2.4 billion of the budget surplus to help fund public schools. The money would help support a property tax cut as lawmakers face a June 1 court-ordered deadline to revamp the way schools are funded.

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