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Kevin O’Connor Kommentary February 29

United Way of the Brazos Valley Update

Emily Magnotta of Girl Scouts of Central Texas and United Way of the Brazos Valley (UWBV) president Alison Prince visit with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the use of a UWBV grant for financial literacy programs affecting 5 to 18 year old girls in Brazos County.

Texans WR Jaelen Strong arrested for marijuana possession

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) _ Police say Houston Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong has been arrested for marijuana possession in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale. A Scottsdale police spokesman say the former Arizona State standout was taken into custody late Sunday and booked into the Scottsdale City Jail. He was later released. Police say Strong was […]

Fundraising Nearly Completed For Texas A&M’s New Music Activities Center

From Texas A&M University: The Ed Rachal Foundation announced it will give $10 million to the Texas A&M Foundation, the largest gift to date in a campaign to build a new Music Activities Center at Texas A&M University. The center on the south end of campus will be home to all of the university’s orchestras, […]

Mixed Reaction to Next Year’s College Station ISD Calendar

Class times in the College Station school district will change next year. That’s after the school board this month unanimously adopted a calendar…the green option…that was recommended by all 20 members of the district’s educational improvement committee. Deputy superintendent Greg McIntyre says CSISD elementaries next year will start five minutes earlier and end five minutes […]

Following loss to Kenucky, Texas A&M Falls four spots to No. 15

RANK SCHOOL RECOIRD POINTS PREVIOUS 1 Connecticut (32) 28-0 800 1 2 Notre Dame 28-1 756 2 3 South Carolina 28-1 747 3 4 Baylor 29-1 704 4 5 Maryland 27-3 662 6 6 Texas 26-2 642 8 7 Louisville 24-6 578 10 8 Oregon State 25-4 550 7 9 Ohio State 23-6 549 5 […]

Aggie Men Rise to #20 in new AP Poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 28, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: 1. Kansas (63) 25-4 1,623 2 2. Michigan St. (2) 24-5 1,510 6 3. Villanova […]

Samantha Show named SEC Freshman of the Week

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M’s Samantha Show was named SEC Freshman of the Week, the league office announced Monday. The East Bernard, Texas native went 3-0 in the circle with three complete games and two shutouts. Show struck out 11 in 20 innings of work only giving up two earned runs, and had tossed 22.1 […]

UPDATE Identities Released in Deadly Plane Crash Near Navasota Airport

Update: The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) says those who were killed are: 53 year old Amjad Sultan of Houston, the pilot and owner of the aircraft. 11 year old Jessicka and 7 year old Erika Ayala Argueta, the daughters of Sultan’s girlfriend. 67 year old Russell Reina of Montgomery, who was the flight […]

Ian Desmond deal done, and he’s headed to Rangers outfield

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) _ Ian Desmond is in camp with the Texas Rangers after signing his $8 million, one-year contract. The Rangers announced the deal Monday morning, and Desmond was set to take part in workouts. Desmond has played shortstop throughout his seven seasons with the Washington Nationals. He will be playing left field for […]

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