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A&M Football Honored by Board of Regents

Item #36 on Thursday’s A&M System Board of Regents meeting was moved up to #3. That was the presentation of a proclamation honoring the A&M football team. President Bowen Loftin read an abbreviated version of the proclamation, which you can read in full below. Click HERE to read the proclamation approved by the Regents. Representing […]

Randy Travis Pleads Guilty to DWI

SHERMAN, Texas (AP) _ Randy Travis has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in a case that began last summer when the naked country music star crashed his Pontiac Trans Am. Travis received two years of probation, was fined $2,000 and must spend at least 30 days at an alcohol treatment facility. He entered the […]

A&M Women Top Vanderbilt 60-52

COLLEGE STATION — Courtney Walker matched a career high with 20 points on 10-of-13 shooting to lead No. 16 Texas A&M to a hard-fought 60-52 win over Vanderbilt Thursday evening before 4,643 fans at Reed Arena. The Aggies (17-5, 7-1 SEC) shot 71 percent in the second half en route to their 11th straight home win and fifth […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary January 31

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary January 31, 2013.

Rangers’ Cruz Denies Steroid Allegations

NEW YORK (AP) _The law firm that represents Nelson Cruz denies that the Texas Rangers outfielder used performance-enhancing drugs from a Florida clinic.   The statement came after a Miami alternative weekly newspaper reported that the 2011 AL championship series MVP’s name appeared among those of other major leaguers on the clinic’s purchase records. The […]

Texas House Committee Assignments Are Announced

House Speaker Joe Straus announced committee appointments Thursday. John Raney of Bryan is on Appropriations, Higher Education, and Government Administration committees, and says he feels like he “hit a home run.” Kyle Kacal of rural College Station is on Agriculture & Livestock and Environmental Regulation committees. Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham, whose district includes Burleson and […]

San Francisco’s Culliver Apologizes For Anti-Gay Remarks

NEW ORLEANS — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver apologized Thursday for anti-gay comments he made to a comedian Artie Lange during Super Bowl media day, saying “that’s not what I feel in my heart.” “I’m sorry if I offended anyone. They were very ugly comments,” Culliver said during an hour-long media session. “Hopefully I […]

Prosecutor Murdered East of Dallas

Update 10:45 p.m. Click HERE to read The Dallas Morning News report no arrests have been made in the murder of Mark Hasse and the Dallas County District Attorney was wrong when he said there was an arrest. Update 3:25 p.m.: WTAW News has been notified the Kaufman County assistant district attorney shot and killed […]

Green Bay’s Driver To Retire

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) _ The Green Bay Packers say veteran receiver Donald Driver is retiring. A formal announcement is planned next week for the team’s all-time leading receiver. Driver finishes as the Packers all-time leader in yards receiving, 10,137 yards, and catches, 743. He is third behind Don Hutson and Sterling Sharpe with 61 […]

Winter X Games Star Moore Dies After Crash

DENVER (AP) _ The 25-year-old innovative freestyle snowmobile rider Caleb Moore has died after being injured in a crash last week during the Winter X Games in Colorado.   Family spokeswoman Chelsea Lawson says Moore died Thursday morning. He had been staying at a hospital in Grand Junction.   Moore was attempting a backflip on […]

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