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Nancy and I arrived in B/CS in April 2010. First recollection of being a radio geek was as a 9 year old riding my bicycle around the neighborhood with a transistor radio in the front basket. First experience in a radio studio was KWDM-FM at Valley High School, West Des Moines, IA. Then on to Northwest Missouri State University (GO BEARCATS!). I've been blessed to enjoy great radio in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. Two adult daughters...though they'll always be my little girls!

Two Tuesday Night Traffic Reminders

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has no plans to make Highway 21 a four lane from the Madisonville to the Brazos County line. But if you’re interested in a possible bypass around Madisonville, TxDOT is holding a public hearing Tuesday from five until seven at the convention center, which is located downtown behind the […]

Three Hospitalized Following Home Explosion in Montgomery County

WILLIS, Texas (AP) _ Three adults have suffered severe burns in a Central Texas house explosion that leveled the home. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says the fiery blast happened before dawn Tuesday at a home near Willis. That’s about 40 miles north of Houston. Montgomery County Fire Marshal Jimmy Williams says it could be […]

Texas Impacted By Federal Court Ruling on Obamacare

The Obama administration says health care subsidies will keep flowing despite a federal appeals court decision Tuesday morning that affects Texas and 35 other states who purchased their coverage through the federal marketplace. The two to one ruling from a panel in Washington D.C. states that Obamacare, as written, only allows insurance subsidies in states […]

Freeway Temporarily Closed After Stopped Car is Rear Ended

A crash Tuesday morning shortly before 10 shut down the north bound lanes of the Rudder Freeway at Emerald Parkway for 45 minutes. College Station police report a car that was stopped on the on-ramp was rear-ended by a pickup. The collision sent the car into the center median. The driver of the car was […]

Bryan School Board Formalizes $132 Million Bond Package Proposal

The Bryan school board has unanimously approved a $132 million bond election for this November. Replacements, expansions, and renovations are based on the board’s prior decision to realign grades. Elementary schools would become pre-kindergarten through fourth grade, intermediate schools would house fifth and sixth grade, and middle schools would serve seventh and eighth grades. $33.9 […]

Update on City Council and School Board Politics

Monday evening update: Bryan school board member John Street says he has filed for re-election. That means all incumbent Bryan and College Station school board and city council members who are eligible to run again have either filed or have told WTAW News they plan to seek re-election. Monday afternoon update: Incumbents who filed Monday […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary July 21

Crash Involving Accused Drunk Driver Shuts Down CS Intersection

College Station police report two intersections along Longmire between Rock Prairie and Deacon were closed during the Monday afternoon commute due to a major crash. Investigators believe a SUV was headed north on Longmire when it left the roadway, veered to the right, went over a curb, down the sidewalk, and struck a light pole […]

Texas National Guard Troops Headed to the Border

Governor Perry announced Monday the deployment of up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the border. Perry said “Operation Strong Safety” was to combat criminal activity along the border. Perry said state funding would pay for the $12 million dollar a month cost, adding he expects the federal government to reimburse the state. Click […]

Do You Know This Suspected Bicycle Thief?

Bryan police released a YouTube video Monday of a suspected bicycle thief. The theft took place June 14 at 6 a.m. in the 4300 block of Nagle. If you have any information about this case please contact Officer Dera at 979-209-5300 or ndera@bryantx.gov. Refer to case #14-0600652.

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