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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!

Owners of Neglected Horses Ordered to Pay $485,000

CONROE, Texas (AP) _ About 200 neglected horses seized from a Houston-area ranch will remain with an animal protection group and the owners must pay $485,000 in care costs. A judge in Conroe declined to return the horses to Herman and Kathleen Hoffman. They appealed an initial court ruling that granted custody to the Houston […]

Eight Prostitution Arrests Following A Joint Investigation

Local, state, and federal law enforcement investigating a human trafficking operation in the twin cities resulted in the arrests of eight women Wednesday on prostitution charges. Three DPS undercover investigators offered up to $300 dollars to women staying at one apartment in College Station, three motels in College Station, and one motel in Bryan. According […]

President George H.W. Bush Tweets His Thanks

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) _ Former President George H.W. Bush is showing he has a sense of humor about falling at his Maine summer home and fracturing a bone in his neck. The 91-year-old tweeted a smiling photo showing him in a neck brace and giving two thumbs up Thursday. He tells his followers, “Who knew […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary July 30

More Details About New Texas A&M Student Housing

Two years from now, Texas A&M and the A&M system expect to open a $355 million dollar student housing complex at the corner of George Bush and Penberthy. Last week, WTAW News reported about the public-private arrangement to build and operate the “Park West” development of 1,300 apartments and townhomes. Click HERE to see the […]

Curb Your Electric Consumption

Statewide electric consumption has set records for the month of July three consecutive days this week. ERCOT, the state’s electric grid operator, has asked us to reduce usage during the peak hours between 3 and 7 p.m. Timothy Crabb, the director of electric services at College Station Utilities (CSU), says we’re affected by less wind […]

One CSISD Board Incument Seeking Re-election, Another Will Not

One of two incumbent members of the College Station school board is not running for re-election. The board’s current vice president, Paul Dorsett, will step down after completing his second term. Meantime, Carol Barrett filed for re-election on Wednesday. She is seeking a third three-year term. The filing deadline for Bryan and College Station school […]

Former Aggie Danielle Adams Suspended by the WNBA

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ The WNBA suspended Danielle Adams of the San Antonio Stars for three games without pay for an unspecified violation of the league’s anti-drug program. The move was announced several hours before Wednesday night’s home game against Atlanta. Adams will miss that game as well as Friday’s game against Washington and Sunday’s […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary July 29

Bryan Council Hears From Uber Drivers and Opponents

UPDATED July 30, 2015 6:30 a.m.*** The Bryan city council at this week’s meeting postponed consideration of regulating ride sharing companies like Uber. But that didn’t stop five speakers from addressing the council during the public comment portion of the meeting. Four of the five said they drove for Uber. The fifth was a taxi […]

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