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‘Scouting for Food’ Coming up Saturday

Boy Scouts from all over the Brazos Valley will be out Saturday morning collecting non-perishable food items to benefit needy families. Click to hear WTAW’s Chris Clift talk with Vonda Bob and Dan Augsburger: The Scouts have distributed about 23,000 bags asking for donations of non-perishable food items. Their goal this year is 30,000 pounds. […]

First Friday in Downtown Bryan

It’s time once again for First Friday in downtown Bryan. Click to hear WTAW’s Chris Clift talk with Frame Gallery owner Greta Watkins: First Friday starts at

Controversial Issue on Bryan Ballot

Probably the most talked about issue on the charter amendments coming before Bryan voters is Proposition 4. City Secretary Mary Lynn Stratta says a citizen petition was filed to put the issue before voters. In August of 2008 the Bryan City Council voted to change the number of members required to put something on a […]

Swine Flu Scams Popping Up

The local Better Business Bureau is warning the public of an increasing number of swine flu related scams. Click to hear WTAW’s Chris Clift talk with BBB President Larry Lightfoot: Press release from the BBB: College Station, Texas

Bryan ISD Working on Merrill Green Stadium

Bryan ISD is working on a plan to replace damaged light poles at Merrill Green Stadium. BISD’s Grady Slayton says he is preparing information for the Board of Trustees. If the weather cooperates Merrill Green Stadium could be open to the public for walking and jogging by this time next week. Slayton says the poles […]

BPD Conducts ‘Operation Railroad Crossing’

Bryan Police were cracking down on violations at railroad crossings Wednesday morning. Click to hear WTAW’s Chris Clift talk with Officer Jason James: Press release from BPD: On April 29, 2009, the Bryan Police Department Traffic Safety Unit partnered with Union Pacific in

Texas Swine Flu Death Had Health Issues

HOUSTON (AP) _ A Mexico City toddler on a family trip to visit relatives spent his last three weeks critically ill in Texas hospitals, finally becoming the first U.S. death from the swine flu. Swine flu has killed hundreds in Mexico and sickened thousands worldwide. The Texas Department of State Health Services says the boy, […]

Fort Worth Schools Close Over Swine Flu

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ Fort Worth schools are the latest to close after confirming one case of swine flu at one of its middle schools. Fort Worth Independent School District Superintendent Melody Johnson announced last night that the district would close through at least May 8 and only essential personnel would be working. The […]

Lawmakers Consider Accountability Overhaul

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The Texas Legislature is considering a major overhaul of the state’s public school accountability system. Both the House and Senate on Wednesday debated versions of a bill that would lessen the importance of standardized tests. The measures instead are aimed at shifting the focus to student success after high school. The […]

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