Early Voting Weekend Hours & Locations

Information from BrazosVotes.org Early voting continues in Brazos County Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. During early voting, you may vote at any of these five locations: Texas A&M Memorial Student Center, room 526 College Station Utilities Meeting & Training Facility at 1603 Graham Road Arena Hall at 2906 Tabor Road (Tabor […]

Congressman Flores’ Statement on Federal Judge Dropping IRS Lawsuits

Congressman Bill Flores of Bryan issued a statement Friday regarding a federal court’s dismissal of cases against the IRS for their targeting of conservative groups. Fox News Radio reported 42 organizations sued the government, the IRS, and individual IRS officials for violating the constitutional rights of conservative groups who applied for tax-exempt status. The judge […]

Texas A&M to Reveal Proposed 2015 Tuition and Fee Schedule

Texas A&M University Interim President Dr. Mark Hussey has announced a public forum for next year’s tuition and fee plans. It will be held Tuesday, October 28, at 2 p.m. in Rudder Tower, room 301. Students, employees, and the public are invited to participate. There will not be a webstream of the forum.

UPDATE: No Ebola Detected in Two Dallas Nurses

ATLANTA (AP) _ Emory University Hospital officials are confirming tests no longer detect the Ebola virus in a nurse being treated at its hospital near Atlanta, Georgia. Emory said in a statement Friday afternoon that Amber Vinson is making good progress, and tests no longer detect the virus in her blood. Vinson’s family had said […]

Entries Being Accepted for 88th B/CS Christmas Parade

The 88th Bryan/College Station Christmas Parade is now accepting entry forms. Co-chair Penny Zent says the 12 Days of Christmas theme should be a hit. Zent is also excited about the participation of three camels in this year’s parade, who live near Franklin. The entry deadline is Friday, November 14th at 5 p.m. The parade […]

Anchor Changes at KBTX

Viewers to newscasts on KBTX have started seeing anchor changes. General Manager Mike Wright says Meredith Stancik is leaving the evening newscasts the week of Thanksgiving for full time motherhood. Wright says Stancik will join Barbara Smith and Crystal Galny as fill-in anchors. And there’s been an internal promotion for the next co-anchor of Brazos […]

Recap of Union Pacific Plans to Add Second Rail Line

Union Pacific representatives met with local officials Thursday about the railroad’s plan to build a second rail line south of Wellborn. U-P spokesman Jeff DeGraff says they’re in the design phase of almost two miles of track (10,000 feet) that will run parallel to the main line. This allows one of two trains approaching each […]

Why the Daughter of Houston’s Mayor Had Trouble Getting Her Driver’s License

HOUSTON (AP) _ Houston Mayor Annise Parker says her daughter faced difficulty in getting a Texas driver’s license because she listed two mothers as her parents on her application. Parker is gay and married partner Kathy Hubbard in a California ceremony earlier this year. Together, they adopted daughters Daniela and Marquitta in 2003. Texas doesn’t […]

Infectious Disease Task Force Holds First Public Hearing

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The top health official in Texas says most hospitals can’t handle Ebola patients and infected people should instead be treated at specialized care centers. State Health Commissioner David Lakey’s (LAY’-kees) comments represent a dramatic break with past federal assertions that nearly any American hospital can cope with the virus. Lakey said […]

Rudder Freeway Construction Moving to Next Phase

We are still a year away from completing construction of new on and off ramps along the Earl Rudder freeway. The Texas Department of Transportation says the latest phase of the $13 million dollar project is wrapping up. Sometime Friday, new northbound ramps will open between University and Briarcrest. Next Tuesday, the northbound ramps will […]

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