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On Veterans Day, the Texas A&M University System announced receiving a federal workforce training grant through the Governor’s office. Assistant Director of the National Center of Therapeutics Manufacturing Jenny Ligon says 24 Texas veterans will be selected for the four week program to become technicians in the biocorridor and elsewhere in the state. Ligon says […]
Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about officers participating in a recent fundraising marathon, a reminder of Friday’s chili fundraiser benefiting Scotty’s House, an update on recent drug overdoses involving synthetic marijuana products, the Better Business Bureau reporting a scam involving the IRS, and locations of increased traffic […]
President George W. Bush launched the release of his new book, titled “41: A Portrait of My Father”, at the George Bush Presidential Library Center. Andrew Card, who worked in the Presidential administrations of George H.W. and George W. Bush, moderated the discussion. Click below to listen to comments of President George W. Bush and […]
College Station police say someone is smart enough to list a police department phone number for potential scam victims. Lt. Chuck Fleeger says the scammer was able to “spoof” the CSPD phone number when placing calls to people who were threatened if they didn’t pay for clearing up alleged problems. Fleeger says the CSPD employee […]
CONROE, Texas (AP) _ A state district judge has thrown out the misdemeanor conviction of a Houston-area state representative. Democratic Rep. Ron Reynolds of Missouri City was convicted Friday of misdemeanor solicitation of professional employment, after originally being accused of a felony charge of barratry _ a count referring to the illegal practice sometimes called […]
Jerry Gritter of the Texas Ramp Project joins United Way of the Brazos Valley President Alison Prince and WTAW’s Bill Oliver for this week’s update. Click HERE to be directed to the Texas Ramp Project website.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A new, $1-million state initiative is seeking to bolster mental health programs for military veterans. Announced jointly Monday by Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and House Speaker Joe Straus, the Texas Veterans Initiative is funded by the Health and Human Services Commission. It will match local and private funds […]