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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!

College Station Council To Study Implementing Impact Fees A Third Time

The cost of future streets, waterlines, and wastewater lines in College Station could be paid by those directly affected by the improvements…instead of the city at large. The city council has directed staff to move forward with its third study in the last six years on impact fees.     The council was told that […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary November 19

Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski on WTAW

Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski visited with Scott DeLucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Wednesday, November 18 2015. Topics included Bryan’s new ambulance discount for uninsured patients, opportunities for public input in the city’s next comprehensive plan and master parks plan, a recap of this month’s city council election, and a reminder of upcoming events.

Appraisal District Board To Meet Brazos County Commission Next Week

Officials with the Brazos Central Appraisal District will meet with the county commission next Tuesday seeking support of its proposal to buy land and build its own offices. That announcement was made by two BCAD board members who met with the College Station ISD (CSISD) school board earlier this week. BCAD representatives John Flynn and […]

Congressman Bill Flores on WTAW

Congressman Bill Flores of Bryan visited with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia on Wednesday, November 18 2015 about legislation that puts a pause on the Middle Eastern refugee program, the impact of continuing lower gas prices in the oil industry, and co-sponsoring legislation that forces the TSA to allow concealed carry permits as acceptable identification.

BTU Working Along The Freeway Near The WJB Exit

From Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU): Bryan Texas Utilities is replacing electric lines that cross Highway 6 near the William J. Bryan Parkway intersection. This project will help create the space needed by the Texas Department of Transportation to construct a new entrance ramp to southbound Highway 6. BTU’s contractor will be pulling new wires across […]

Three Texas A&M System Agencies Receiving Four CPRIT Grants

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has announced awarding 73 new grants totaling approximately $112 million dollars. Members of the Texas A&M University System received almost $2.5 million dollars from four grants. Two are going to the Health Science Center, a third to the flagship campus, and the fourth to AgriLife Research. […]

UPDATE: Madison County Man Executed Following Temporary Reprieve

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The latest on the Wednesday execution of Texas inmate Raphael Holiday (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A Texas inmate has been executed for setting a fire that killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two young half-sisters at an East Texas home 15 years ago. Raphael Holiday became the 13th convicted killer […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary November 18

State Board Of Education Rejects Textbook Proofreading On An 8-7 Vote

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Texas has rejected allowing university experts to fact-check its public-school textbooks in the wake of a 9th grade world geography book mistakenly calling African slaves “workers.” The Republican-controlled Board of Education approves textbooks for statewide use. It defeated 8-7 on Wednesday a proposal that would have included scrutiny from academic experts […]

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