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Another A&M System Board of Regents Special Meeting

  The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents held a special meeting Friday morning to fill a key academic vacancy. The purpose was to select one person to perform three positions. Dr. Margaret Katherine Banks of Purdue University was named the sole finalist as director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES). That appointment […]

Harris County Commissioner Resigns As Part Of Court Deal

HOUSTON (AP) _ A Harris County commissioner who had been facing a retrial on charges he took more than $100,000 in bribes to help a Houston developer obtain millions of dollars in contracts has pleaded guilty in the case. Jerry Eversole pleaded guilty in Houston federal court on Friday to a charge of making a […]

Consol wallops Ellison, 49-0

Before last night’s game against Kileen Ellison, A&M Consolidated Coach David Raffield boldly said it was a game they were supposed to win and he expected to win big. Well his players stood up for his prediction at Leo Buckley Stadium as the Tigers romped and stomped with a 49-0 blanking of the Eagles, a […]

Barbara Bush Surprised by “Ganny’s Garden” Dedication

  KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) _ Former President George H.W. Bush is a former CIA director who knows how to keep a secret. That helped him pull a fast one on his wife, Barbara. The 86-year-old former first lady was surprised Thursday by the dedication of a garden in her honor on the village green in […]

Federal Court Order Blocks Redistricting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A federal judge has ordered Texas not to move forward with redistricting plans for congressional and state legislative seats until they are approved by the courts. A coalition of Democratic politicians, minority groups and civil rights activists have sued the state over the plans. They say the Republican majority drew the […]

TX Transportation Commission Awards Projects in Bryan District

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced Thursday the awarding of six road projects in the Bryan district by the Transportation Commission. The total cost is $44,238,020 dollars. Brazos County received two projects with a combined total cost of over $21 million. As previously reported, the state is contributing over $4.6 million to expand the Rock […]

Senator John Cornyn Addresses B/CS Chamber Audience

A sellout audience attended the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, featuring Senator John Cornyn. Following the Chamber visit, Cornyn went to the Texas Forest Service to receive a briefing on response efforts to this year’s wildfires. The Senator met with firefighters, received a briefing from the State Forester, and viewed the latest technology […]

Vikings Prepare for Shoemaker Grey Wolves

STORY BY: CHACE MURPHY The Bryan Vikings take the show on the road to Killeen Friday night as they face off against the Shoemaker Grey Wolves. It’s the Vikings’ (3-1, 1-0) second district game and second consecutive game against a Killeen school after last week’s 56-7 drubbing of Ellison. Shoemaker (0-4, 0-1) is coming off […]

Rudder Rangers Host Bastrop Bears for Homecoming Game

STORY BY: JORDAN MESEROLE  If one thing can be said about the Rudder Rangers’ season so far, injuries have certainly put the team at a disadvantage all season long. Still lacking a few key starters, Rudder is looking to get back in the win column Friday night when they face off against the Bastrop Bears […]

Infomaniacs: September 29, 2011 (Full Audio)

Infomaniacs: September 29, 2011 (Full Audio)

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