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San Antonio Federal Judge Won’t Oversee Future Naturalization Events After Trump Remarks

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ A federal magistrate judge in San Antonio who told people at a citizenship swearing-in ceremony that they “need to go to another country” if they object to Donald Trump’s presidency will no longer preside over such events. Orlando Garcia, the chief judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District […]

More CS Homes Rezoned For Future Commercial Development

The days are numbered for more older single family homes in College Station. The city council earlier this month approved rezoning property to general commercial affecting most of the south side of George Bush east of Texas. This affects six of nine homes built between 1937 and 1956 that are located behind restaurants on Dominik. […]

Second Arrest In One Of Bryan’s Summertime C-Store Armed Robberies

Four days after a Brazos County grand jury indictment, comes a second arrest in one of several summertime convenience store robberies. Bryan police announced 23 year old D-Markus Thomas was arrested while being held in jail on unrelated charges. Thomas and 23 year old Trevor Allen are accused of going into Hillcrest Grocery on South […]

Texas A&M System Chancellor Holds Town Hall After Dropping South Texas Merger Proposal

If there is going to be a merger of the Texas A&M System campuses in Corpus Christi and Kingsville, it’s coming from the communities. That was among the comments Chancellor John Sharp made Monday in Robstown…between the two campuses, where the first two hours of a town hall was televised by the system on Facebook. […]

Wreaths Across America in BCS

Wreaths Across America (WAA) is celebrating 25 years of honoring fallen soldiers by placing wreaths on their graves in the month of December. Their mission is to “Remember the fallen. Honor those who serve and their families, and Teach the future generations about the sacrifices made to preserve our freedoms.” Last year was the first […]

Suspect Arrested In Shooting Death Of San Antonio Detective

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ A suspect has been arrested in the fatal weekend shooting of a San Antonio police detective. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said Monday evening that 31-year-old Otis Tyrone McCain was arrested without incident in the Sunday night killing of Detective Benjamin Marconi. He was arrested around 4:30 p.m. Monday after […]

TTI Leadership Changing

The director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute the last ten years is stepping down. Dennis Christiansen, who has been affiliated with the institute for 45 years, received a resolution at the recent board of regents meeting. While thanking the regents, Dr. Christiansen also endorsed the board’s selection as the sole finalist as his successor. […]

Representatives Of Two CS Neighborhoods Speak To Governmental Bodies

Residents of two College Station neighborhoods have voiced their opposition to future proposals twice in a five day period. At the last College Station city council meeting, there was a 5-2 vote against another zoning change opposed by homeowners in the Raintree subdivision, along the freeway’s northbound frontage road. Mark Buxkemper was opposed to allowing […]

State Senator Schwertner Files “Pre-Born Protection & Dignity Act”

The first piece of anti-abortion legislation that has been filed in Austin comes from senator Charles Schwertner, who represents Brazos County. Schwertner told WTAW News “There is a issue of fetal issue donation in the state of Texas in making sure there’s a proper amount of regulation is in place from a state perspective so […]

UPDATE: Blinn Response To New Statement From Those Pursuing An Election To Create A New Tax-Funded College

Supporters of creating a new community college in Brazos County funded by property taxes continue to collect petition signatures for a future election. The Brazos Talent Initiative committee of the Research Valley Partnership (RVP) economic development agency has not released a specific number of how many signatures collected on Election Day have been counted. A […]

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