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United Way Campaign Update & Profile: Twin City Mission

WTAW’s Bill Oliver visits with Ron Crozier of Twin City Mission, one of the agencies that receives funding from United Way of the Brazos Valley (UWBV).   WTAW listeners also received an update on the state employee charitable campaign and the community campaign from UWBV senior relationship manager Dan Dickenson.

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary September 30

CSISD Striving for Community Accountability

The College Station School Board at its last meeting decided to strive for community accountability even after Governor Rick Perry vetoed a bill that would have helped to develop an alternative to the STAR test. College Station Superintendent Eddie Coulson says the vetoed bill had been unanimously approved by both the Texas Senate and House, […]

Sources: Longhorns Dodds Stepping Down

By Kirk Bohls and Ralph K.M. Haurwitz Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds will announce Tuesday afternoon that he will step down next August after 32 years in the position, three well-connected sources told the American-Statesman on Monday. Dodds, 76, will announce his retirement after vigorously denying a report earlier this month that he would leave his job before […]

Legendary UT Quarterback James Street Dies

By Kirk Bohls American-Statesman Staff James Street, the fiery, undersized quarterback who led Texas to an unbeaten season and football national championship in 1969, died Monday morning. He was 65. Street, who arrived at Texas as a seventh-string quarterback from Longview, finished his college career with a perfect 20-0 record. He was best known for his […]

Military Pay Protected If Federal Government Shuts Down

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Senate has adopted a bill to pay members of the military in case the government shuts down. The unanimous voice vote Monday sends the legislation to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature. The development came with just hours before a shutdown deadline at midnight. During a shutdown, essential federal […]

Three Guilty Pleas in Brazos County District Court

A teenager who became a father with two women within ten days is headed to prison for causing multiple skull fractures to one of his children. Jason Daniel Duran of Bryan was 17 at the time he struck his then nine month old daughter in the head and threw her in the crib. Duran, who […]

Scott & White and Baylor Health Care Complete Merger

News release courtesy of Baylor Scott & White Health: The governing boards of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare announced today the completion of the merger of the two health systems to form the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas. The deal creates a new $8.3 billion (based on […]

AP Top 25 Poll September 29

1              Alabama (55)                       4-0 2              Oregon (5)                           4-0 3              Clemson                              4-0 4              Ohio State       […]

Mueller Tabbed SEC Defensive Player of the Week

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M sophomore defender Karlie Mueller was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday. The Sioux Falls, South Dakota native was recognized for her efforts in a week in which the Aggies were the only SEC team to record multiple shutouts, with an 8-0 win […]

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