Bryan deputy fire marshal William Bouse visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about fireworks and outdoor cooking.

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Officer Kelley McKethan of the Bryan police department visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about looking for suspicious activity, a former officer rejoining the department, another officer being promoted, safety tips for children at home alone this summer, and locations of increased traffic enforcement.

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More about the promotion of Officer Cary Beason to Sergeant:

On Friday, June 26, 2015 at 2:30pm, The Bryan Police Department will promote Officer Cary Beason to the rank of Sergeant in a ceremony with family and friends. The ceremony will take place in the Secondary Courtroom of the Bryan Justice Center. The public is welcome to join us in this celebration.

Officer Cary Beason is a 21 year veteran of the Bryan Police Department. Officer Beason started his career on patrol in 1991 after serving the US Marine Corps and being recalled to active duty for Operation Desert Storm. During Officer Cary Beason’s 21 years of service to his community, he has served many areas such as:

• Criminal Investigation Division as a Detective 1999-2001
• Training and Recruiting Office 2001-2008 and 2012-2015

Officer Cary Beason has received other awards as well:

• 1993 Meritorious Service Citation – For a vehicle pursuit and apprehension of two suspects after they shot a female driving on Hwy 21.

• 1995 Police Commendation – superior training provided to new officers for 18 months straight.
• 2002 Life Saving Citation – saving a chocking victim at Buppy’s Restaurant

• 2007 Meritorious Service Citation – Disgruntled bank customer shooting inside of a bank. Officer Beason and Officer Rockett went into the building just before the man committed suicide. No civilians were injured.

• 2007 Police Commendation – Developing a pilot program for the Officer Survival School which has proved beneficial to Officers as well as the Department.

Officer Cary Beason received his Master Peace Officer Certificate in 2006. Officer Beason has been instructing officers for approximately 9 years teaching them how to be safe while responding to the communities needs and will continue to do so in his new assignment.

Sgt. Beason’s future assignment will be to supervise a patrol unit in the Patrol Services Bureau. Sgt. Cary Beason will bring exceptional experience to the team and be an asset to the department as a supervisor. Please join us in congratulating Sgt. Beason on his promotion.

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College Station Mayor Nancy Berry visited with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Wednesday, June 24 2015.

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Congressman Bill Flores of Bryan visited with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Wednesday, June 24 2015.

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State Senator Charles Schwertner of Georgetown, whose District 5 territory includes Brazos County, says he was “very pleased with some of the progress we made” during the recently completed legislative session, adding “We kept Texas moving in a very positive direction.”

Senator Schwertner visited with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about reducing taxes and fees, his fight to control rising college tuition costs, legislation affecting Texas A&M, new bills affecting border security, mandating e-verify for state employment, keeping more mental health professionals in the state and regulating nursing homes; and observations about the reorganization and new leadership at the Texas Department of Health and Human Services.

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College Station city councilwoman Blanche Brick visited with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Friday, June 19 2015.

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Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski discussed plans for a future “superpark,” a new trap and release program for feral cats, the city’s role in development, and more during his regular appearance on The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, June 17.

Click below to listen to Mayor Jason Bienski visit with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.

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U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed reaction to any Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act, war authorization and troop drawdown, his shift to opposition of the Ex-Im Bank, and more during his weekly Washington update on The Infomaniacs Wednesday, June 17.

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

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It was time for someone to brag about the accomplishments of President George H.W. Bush.

That’s why his first chief of staff, former New Hampshire Governor John Sununu, wrote a book titled “The Quiet Man: The Indispensable Presidency of George H.W. Bush”.

Sununu, who was at the Bush Library on the 91st birthday of the 41st President, visited with reporters about the book and about the 2016 Republican presidential candidates.

Click below for comments from John Sununu to reporters at the Bush Library:

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John Sununu at the Bush Library, June 12 2015.

John Sununu at the Bush Library, June 12 2015.

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College Station Mayor Nancy Berry discussed bond committee recommendations, new walking trails from Lick Creek to Creekview Park, annexation, and more during her regular appearance on The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, June 11.

Click below to listen to Mayor Nancy Berry visit with WTAW’s Kevin O’Conner.

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