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Kevin O’Connor Kommentary August 31

United Way Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince and vice president of community impact Lindsey LeBlanc visit with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the organization’s four investment initiatives and invites everyone to the community campaign kickoff September 9 from 4:30 until 6 p.m. at Hub Collaborative in College Station.

Texas A&M Police Draw Weapons While Investigating A Welfare Concern Call

News release from Texas A&M University Police: At approximately 11:46 a.m. today, the Texas A&M University Police Department (UPD) receive a 911 call from an individual regarding a welfare concern. The caller reported that a family member allegedly threatened to kill his girlfriend, a SSC Service Solutions employee who works on the Texas A&M campus. […]

11 Year Old Is Punished For Beating Dog To Death

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ A judge has sentenced an 11-year-old North Texas boy who pleaded guilty to beating his neighbor’s dog to death. The Tarrant County district attorney’s office said Monday that the boy was sentenced to 18 months’ probation, community service and therapy. The boy is also not allowed unsupervised access to animals. […]

Aerial Inspection of BTU Power Lines Takes Place This Week

News release from the city of Bryan: Bryan Texas Utilities will be conducting an aerial inspection of various elements of the BTU power system beginning Tuesday, September 1. The contractor hired to do the work will be using a helicopter to inspect parts of the BTU transmission system. Work is expected to conclude on Friday, […]

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests Nearly $1.4 Million to Strengthen Workforce and Job Creation in Brenham

Courtesy of United States Department of Commerce WASHINGTON – U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams was in Texas today to announce that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a nearly $1.4 million grant to the Economic Development Foundation of Brenham in Washington County, Texas, home of “Blue Bell” ice cream, […]

Arrest Recap Includes Northgate Stabbing, Mall Robbery, Stealing Electricity, & Going 135 MPH On The Freeway

There was a stabbing in front of the Northgate promenade on Church Saturday night after the bars closed. The victim was treated and released from a local hospital for a wound to the chest. A Bryan man, 23 year old Jorge Puente Jr., was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. College Station police […]

Rep. Kyle Kacal Named To Statewide Advisory Council

Brazos County state representative Kyle Kacal has been named to represent the Texas House on an advisory council addressing rural health and economic development issues. Kacal says this will help him promote legislation in future sessions and in communicating rural issues with urban lawmakers. Speaker Joe Straus, who appointed Kacal, says the council is housed […]

Infomaniacs: August 31, 2015 (8:00am)

8:11 AM Dog tests positive for drugs Target and Walmart pricing structure 8:22 AM Brazos Valley Symphony 8:40 AM Mr. Downs

Infomaniacs: August 31, 2015 (7:00am)

7:11 AM UK parents say their kid is being stalked by a U.F.O Monk sits on wind turbine California has drought problems… some city councilmen get their cars washed 2 or 3 times a week Air Guitar Championships Iranian Deal Apple allowed ad killers 7:38 AM Random Stories

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