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Phone Scam Sweeps Across Brazos County

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Local law enforcement is asking for your help to stop a local telephone scam. The scammers claim to be with the Brazos County Sheriff Department or Bryan Police Department. They tell victims that a warrant is issued on them for not appearing at jury duty and that the only way out is to pay a fee. Two people in Brazos County have already been tricked into purchasing prepaid cards and giving the numbers to scammers. Authorities advise you to be aware of red flags."Law enforcement just doesn't w... More>>

COLLEGE STATION

Northgate Association Looking For Compromise On E-Cigarette Ordinance

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The City of College Station is working with the Northgate District Association to come up with a compromise on the E-cigarette ordinance. City Council decided not to take action on the E-cigarette ordinance that would have treated them like traditional cigarettes, ban in public and banned minors from buying or using them.  More>>

COLLEGE STATION

Ashley Furniture Owes 700 Customers Free Furniture After Big Aggie Win Video included

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One local furniture store is making a lot of headlines after AM's impressive victory over South Carolina Thursday.
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CENTRAL TEXAS

TxDOT's "Drink. Drive. Go to jail" Campaign in Full Swing Labor Day Weekend Video included

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It's Labor Day weekend, and a lot of people are packing up and hitting the road. According to AAA, more than two million Texans will be driving somewhere this weekend for travel.
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BRYAN

City Council Votes To Transfer Property Back To City Video included

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After the building got pasted up by the federal government during the recent immigration crisis, the City of Bryan is on its way to owning the Army Reserve Center once again.
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BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION

Uber Cruises into Bryan/College Station area Video included

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Safe transportation on game days is always a concern for people,but the newest transit option available to you is just a click away.
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BRYAN

New Development Looking For Incentives From the City Video included

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As the Traditions community looks to expand and include a commercial area in Bryan called Atlas, not everyone is on board with the incentives they could be getting from the city.
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AUSTIN

Texas School Funding System Declared Unconstitutional Video included

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On Thursday, Travis County District Judge John Dietz issued a ruling declaring the way Texas funds its public schools is unconstitutional.
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BRYAN

City Employees Do ALS Ice Bucket Challenge To Help One Of Their Own Video included

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Some City of Bryan employees put a twist on the ALS in an effort to raise even more money for one of their own impacted by the disease. When Sally Jurica was nominated for the challenge she decided to nominate some department directors, and challenge their departments to raise money for the chance to dump the bucket of ice water of their boss' head.  More>>

Bryan/College Station

Quick Cash Lenders Subject to New City Ordinance Video included

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You've probably seen those payday advance lenders around town that advertise getting your cash fast. But new city regulations could change the way these businesses work. According to the City of College station, these credit access and payday loan businesses can help some people get the money they need in a pinch. "People need emergency money," says David Brower, community development analyst for College Station. "If they don't have savings and something happens, you need to repair the tire o... More>>

Bryan/College Station

Axis Pipe and Tube Joins with Blinn to Train Employees Video included

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The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded Blinn College a $115,145 grant to train nearly 200 employees of the new Axis Pipe and Tube facility being built near Lake Bryan.
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NORTH ZULCH

Local School Adapts to State House Bill Requirements Video included

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With the start of the school year comes the start of State House Bill 5. Part of it requires high school students to pick endorsements, which are subject driven tracks.
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Bryan/College Station

Muslim Blood Drive Saves Lives and Dissolves Stereotypes Video included

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In honor of the September 11th anniversary coming up, a group of AM students is collecting blood donations that can save lives.
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Bryan/College Station

Apartment Fire Displaces Seven Residents Video included

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The College Station Fire Department is investigating an apartment fire that has put some residents out of their homes. Firefighters responded to a call from the Varsity II Apartments on Wellborn Road and George Bush Drive at about 3:30 p.m. Monday, August 25th. The fire appears to have started on the second floor by a blow torch being used for plumbing maintenance. Firefighters evacuated residents as they worked to put out the flames. No one was seriously hurt, but the fire department reports... More>>

MADISONVILLE

Eight Arrested On Total of 65 Crimes In Madisonville Drug Bust Video included

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Eight people are behind bars facing a total of 65 charges after a massive drug bust in Madisonville. Police collected nearly $8,000 in cash, four cars, guns, and about five pounds of drugs.  More>>

BRYAN

Big Guns Coming to Downtown Bryan as Part Of A Open Carry Demonstration Video included

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If you plan on being in Downtown Bryan Saturday between 11 to 2, you might see some big guns. Open Carry Texas is planning a demonstration and ABC40 takes a look at the event and tells what some experts have to say about safety when carrying a firearm in public.  More>>

Bryan/College Station

Back to School Bus Safety Tips from Parents and TxDOT Video included

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Starting Monday, hundreds of school buses will hit the road. Just one bus can weigh as much as 13 tons, so if you're not careful, not only can it do a lot of damage to your car, but more importantly, it can hurt the kids inside the bus. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reported 625 vehicle crashes within school zones last year alone, and 112 of those resulted in serious injuries. Many such accidents happen in August and September during back-to-school season, after summer driver... More>>

COLLEGE STATION

Back To School Health Tips for Parents Video included

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Kids are headed back to school and with that comes the need for healthy habits. More>>

BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION

City of Bryan Employee Clinic May Reduce City's Health Costs Video included

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When that office bug starts going around, you probably try to avoid it at all costs. Now imagine if your employer had a special clinic you could use to keep you healthy. The City of Bryan has exactly that: a wellness clinic for employees on Villa Maria near St. Joseph Hospital. Started in 2011, the clinic is staffed by St. Joseph Hospital workers who take care of the nearly 2,000 employees, dependents and retirees on the city's health plan. The city hopes that this clinic can be a direct and ... More>>

BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION

Government and Farmers Want a Breath of Fresh Air Video included

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Environmental policy makers, farmers, and scientists all in the same room to talk fresh air. Texas AM University is hosting the national USDA Agricultural Air Quality Task Force, a meeting full of federal representatives, experts and agricultural producers from around the country. They are here to discuss how farming affects the air you breathe. This federal meeting is a big deal, and for an agricultural university, it's a perfect fit. "We're just very happy to have it here," said Texas AM in... More>>

Grimes County

Husband Of Navasota Woman Out On Bond For Wife's Murder Video included

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Kelly Armstrong of Navasota is out on bond after being arrested for first degree murder of his wife Autumn. More>>

Bryan/College Station

Bryan Tire Slasher on the Loose Video included

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Bryan police need your help tracking down some neighborhood mischief-makers. More>>

BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION

Hospital Celebrates Anniversary with a Gift to the Community Video included

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The Scott & White Hospital in College Station is celebrating its one-year anniversary today by giving a gift to the public:two walking and running trails around its campus for anyone to use.
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COLLEGE STATION

College Station Medical Center Included In Nationwide Attack on Patient Information Video included

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Hackers have targeted a hospital network, leaving millions of pieces of personal information at risk. Community Health Systems announced the breach Monday. The organization operates 206 hospitals in 29 states across the country including some here in Texas. Such as the College Station Medical Center.  More>>

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