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Vanderbilt Downs Aggies at Reed, 68-54

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Luke Kornet and Matthew Fisher-Davis scored 12 points apiece and five Commodores scored in double digits as Vanderbilt defeated Texas A&M 68-54 on Tuesday night. The Commodores (11-11, 4-5 Southeastern) started hot by scoring the game’s first eight points, and kept the Aggies (11-10, 3-6) at arms’ length the rest […]

Texas Board of Education Mulls Changing Science Standards Questioning Evolution

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The Texas Board of Education will decide whether to scrap a requirement that public schools teach high school students to scrutinize “all sides” of a scientific theory after hearing from academics who say that was meant to water down lessons on evolution. Supporters of the existing high school science curriculums told […]

Texas A&M’s Fred Kerley earns National and SEC Athlete of the Week honors

Running the fastest lead-off split ever on a 4×400 relay earned Texas A&M senior Fred Kerley (Taylor, Texas) the National Athlete of the Week honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as well as the SEC men’s Runner of the Week. Kerley’s split of 44.96 seconds is the […]

CS Council Approves Cemetery Foot Markers Eight Months Following A Citizen’s Initial Request

Eight months of perseverance pays off for a private citizen wanting a change in College Station’s regulations that now allows cemetery foot markers. Last May, a citizen’s request was denied by the parks and recreation advisory board. That led the citizen to a council meeting last July then a meeting last October that included director […]

Transcript of Governor Abbott’s State of the State Speech

Governor Abbott delivered his state of the state speech Tuesday morning. In addition to naming four emergency items to the legislature, Abbott also announced state agencies will impose an immediate hiring freeze through the end of August. Abbott says that should free up about $200 million dollars in the current state budget. Abbott also called […]

Bryan Police Make Arrest In $18,000 Jewelry Theft

Last September, Bryan police received a report of $18,000 dollars of jewelry taken from a home. Last Friday, a College Station woman was arrested. According to BPD, 18 year old Abigail Sharp admitted to the theft and selling the items at a local pawn shop. An attempt to recover the property was not successful. As […]

Bryan Council Approves Giving Downtown Developer More Time

In December 2015, the Bryan city council approved an economic development agreement to turn a portion of the north downtown area into a $30 million dollar complex of residential, commercial, and retail space. On Monday, the council unanimously approved the developer’s request for another six months to obtain building permits. Chris Lawrence of the Jordan […]

United Way of the Brazos Valley Update

United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the 2-1-1 Texas service, UWBV’s upcoming staff garage sale on 2-1-1 Day (February 11), and provides an update on the organization’s community and state employees campaigns.

Barnes, last-place Mavs topple James, Love-less Cavs, 104-97

DALLAS (AP) _ Harrison Barnes scored 24 points and the last-place Dallas Mavericks knocked off a title contender for the second straight night, beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-97 on Monday. Wesley Matthews had 21, and rookie point guard Yogi Ferrell scored a career-high 19 in the second game of a 10-day contract, […]

Texans add Welker to coaching staff

HOUSTON (AP) _ The Houston Texans have added Wes Welker to their coaching staff as an offense and special teams assistant. Welker wrapped up a 12-year playing career in 2015. He had 9,924 yards receiving and scored 50 touchdowns playing for five teams, including spending six seasons with the New England Patriots. Houston also made […]

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