U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed the use of executive orders and his strategy to stop them on The Infomaniacs Friday, March 6.

Click below to listen to Congressman Bill Flores’ discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

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Update: The deadline for the MonuMetal sculpture competition has been extended to Monday, March 16.

Click HERE for the entry packet from the downtownbryan.com website.

Sandy Farris of the Downtown Bryan Association visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the schedule for First Friday, how to enter for the annual MonuMetal competition, a proposed fundraising project at the Queen Theater, and proposed changes to this September’s Texas Reds Festival.

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Brazos County state senator Charles Schwertner of Georgetown discussed a letter sent to the President about Medicaid funding, health care in Texas, using a budget surplus to pay down debt, and more during his call to The Infomaniacs, Thursday, March 5.

Click below to listen to Senator Charles Schwertner’s discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

 

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U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress, the passage of a “clean” DHS funding bill, and more during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs Thursday, March 5.

Click below to listen to Congressman Bill Flores’ discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

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If you live and/or work in the area of 29th and Villa Maria, the city of Bryan invites you to an open house Thursday afternoon to learn more about a draft plan for a health and wellness district.

Director of Strategic Projects Lindsey Guindi says stakeholders…who come from residential neighborhoods, businesses, and St. Joseph Health System…have developed ideas for the short and long range future.

The open house starts Thursday at 3 p.m. at city hall. That’s followed by a planning and zoning commission meeting when the advisory body will consider whether to issue a recommendation to the city council.

Click here to download the 280 page February 2015 draft plan.

Click below for comments from Lindsey Guindi, visiting with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.

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Screen shot from http://www.bryanwellnessplan.com/

Screen shot from http://www.bryanwellnessplan.com/

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The Brazos Valley Food Bank has several projects underway…in addition to the daily responsibility of collecting and distributing.

Friday and Saturday they’ll be at Brazos Valley Recycling, where there’s free compost for making cash and food donations.

Director Theresa Mangapora says they’re also preparing for additional needs for food donations and volunteers during spring break.

And the Food Bank’s capital campaign…Because Hunger Won’t Wait…continues to solicit $1 million dollars in order to receive a $500,000 dollar matching grant from the Mabee Foundation.

Click HERE to be directed to the Brazos Valley Food Bank’s website.

Click below for comments from Theresa Mangapora, visiting with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.

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Flyer with details of the Brazos Valley Food Bank's compost promotion.

Flyer with details of the Brazos Valley Food Bank’s compost promotion.

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College Station Mayor Nancy Berry discussed updates from the volunteer bond committee meeting on Tuesday, a single-stream recycling pilot program, and more during her regular appearance on The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, March 4.

Click below to listen to Mayor Nancy Berry visit with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

 

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District 12 state representative Kyle Kacal discussed teacher retirement funding, the upcoming legislative schedule, and more during his weekly visit on The Infomaniacs Friday, February 27.

Click below to listen to Representative Kyle Kacal’s discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

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David Brower from the College Station community development office talked about the upcoming homebuyer education course, programs for existing homeowners, and Jay Socol with more on The Infomaniacs Friday, February 27.

Click below to listen to the entire interview.

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District 14 State Representative John Raney of Bryan discussed balancing tax cuts and spending increases, legislative activities, and more during his regular update on The Infomaniacs Thursday, February 26.

Click below to listen to State Representative John Raney’s discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

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