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New Traffic Patterns At Four Bryan ISD Schools

8/20/2017
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There are changes in the traffic patterns to drop off and pick up students at four Bryan ISD schools. Two are due to neighborhood road construction. Those are at Bonham elementary and Davila middle school. Two are due to new campuses, at Sul Ross elementary and Stephen F. Austin middle school. Bryan ISD communications director […] The post New Traffic Patterns At Four Bryan ISD Schools appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:04:09


Texas Aggies Go To War Exhibit Opens at Texas A&M

8/18/2017
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The Texas Aggies Go To War exhibit is now open at Texas A&M’s Memorial Student Center. The original exhibit, more than twice the size, debuted nearly three years ago in Belgium to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. John Adams, Executive Director, says this exhibit displays some of the choice items […] The post Texas Aggies Go To War Exhibit Opens at Texas A&M appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:07:41


Texas A&M Self-Driving Shuttle Needs Volunteer Passengers

8/18/2017
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The Texas A&M Transportation Institute, in partnership with Transportation Services and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is testing a self-driving shuttle to improve campus mobility. Bob Brydia, Senior Research Scientist, says the autonomous shuttle service would be geared primarily to mobility disadvantaged people. “It’s a very large campus, it can take a significant amount of […] The post Texas A&M Self-Driving Shuttle Needs Volunteer Passengers appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:07:41


Multiple Vehicle Accident

8/16/2017
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Motorists are being asked to avoid the intersection at University Dr. and Lincoln Ave., near Red Lobster. Crews are still cleaning up a four-vehicle accident involving a dump truck. Eastbound traffic on University Dr. is completely shutdown, while westbound traffic is down to one lane. Click below to hear more from Lt. Steve Brock: SteveBrock081617 […] The post Multiple Vehicle Accident appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:03:03


Watch UR BAC’s Laura Mooney on WTAW

8/16/2017
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Laura Mooney, Watch UR BAC Program Director, visited with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber about their joint press conference with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission on Wednesday, August 16 to discuss underage drinking prevention and prevention of impaired drivers as students are returning to school. LauraMooney081517 News release courtesy of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension: The Texas A&M […] The post Watch UR BAC’s Laura Mooney on WTAW appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:04:57


Record Response And Volunteers For 2017 B/CS Chamber Day

8/13/2017
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There was a record number of volunteers and a record response to this year’s Bryan/College Station chamber of commerce survey of businessowners and employees. Chamber president Glen Brewer told Brazos County commissioners that almost 2,000 volunteers visited nearly 1,200 businesses. The volunteers collected responses from 1,000 owners and employees. Brewer says among the results were […] The post Record Response And Volunteers For 2017 B/CS Chamber Day appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:07:10


Bryan City Manager Update To The City Council

8/13/2017
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The city of Bryan has a new parks and recreation director. City manager Kean Register announced at the end of Tuesday’s city council meeting the hiring of Linda Cornelius. She is moving to Bryan from a similar position in Highland Village…north of Dallas. Register says Cornelius was also the director in Boerne, and at one […] The post Bryan City Manager Update To The City Council appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:02:12


Promoter Of July 4th Event At Texas World Speedway Arrested For Not Having A Mass Gathering Permit

8/9/2017
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During the July 4th weekend, several thousand attended an event at the Texas World Speedway which came to an unscheduled end following gunfire. A College Station man was arrested by the sheriff’s office for not having a mass gathering permit. 49 year old Marvin Scott is out of jail after posting a $2,000 dollar bond. […] The post Promoter Of July 4th Event At Texas World Speedway Arrested For Not Having A Mass Gathering Permit appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:07:44


Bryan School Board Approves Budget And Calls Special Election

8/9/2017
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Bryan school board members have approved the district’s budget for the 2017-2018 school year. The budget calls for an overall tax rate decrease of one cent. There is a three cent decrease in the tax rate to pay bond financing. And the budget assumes voters will approve a two cent increase in the tax rate […] The post Bryan School Board Approves Budget And Calls Special Election appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:11:43


Update On College Station Economic Development Activity

8/8/2017
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The homes of two former College Station retailers and a soon to be third former store are in various stages of making a comeback. That was part of an update from the city’s economic development director, Natalie Ruiz, on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs. Ruiz says Spec’s liquor is opening a third store in the twin cities […] The post Update On College Station Economic Development Activity appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:12:13


New Board Of Edge Community Center Discovers Unknown Property Tax Bill

8/8/2017
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Since the late 1940’s, those living in the Edge community northeast of Bryan have had a meeting place. While there is renewed interest at the Edge Community Center, the new board of trustees is working to resolve a more than $7,500 dollar property tax bill. Trustee Bart Corgey says for whatever reason, the Brazos Central […] The post New Board Of Edge Community Center Discovers Unknown Property Tax Bill appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:09:08


UPDATE: Ford Responds To Brazos County “Exploring” Replacing Law Enforcement Vehicles With Explorers

8/5/2017
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Brazos County judge Duane Peters 2018 budget presentation at this week’s commissioner’s court meeting included the replacement of 11 law enforcement vehicles. Peters says there is possibility the county will purchase Ford Explorers…a model that’s been taken off the streets in Galveston and Austin. Peters says most people believe carbon monoxide issues are due to […] The post UPDATE: Ford Responds To Brazos County “Exploring” Replacing Law Enforcement Vehicles With Explorers appeared first...

Duration: 00:01:10


RVP Presents Annual Eco-Devo Compliance Reports To The City Councils

8/4/2017
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The Research Valley Partnership (RVP) presented annual reports at the last Bryan and College Station city council meetings of eight agreements the economic development agency monitors. The RVP’s Charles Martinez says those agreements combine for more than $53 million dollars in payroll and more than $434 million in property valuation. Martinez says Axis Pipe and […] The post RVP Presents Annual Eco-Devo Compliance Reports To The City Councils appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:11:50


Blinn College Police Chief Comments On New Campus Carry Implementation

8/4/2017
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One year since the campus carry law went into effect at Texas A&M and other four-year universities, it also now applies to Texas community colleges. Blinn College Police Chief John Chancellor says they have worked closely with larger universities over the last year to form their policy. Three areas where concealed carry is prohibited are […] The post Blinn College Police Chief Comments On New Campus Carry Implementation appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:05:46


State Representative John Raney on WTAW

8/3/2017
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State representative John Raney of Bryan provided an update from the legislature’s special session with Scott Delucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs on August 3, 2017. The post State Representative John Raney on WTAW appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:06:40


CSPD Chaplain Awarded Civilian Medal of Appreciation

8/2/2017
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The longest tenured volunteer at the College Station Police Department is now in the American Police Hall of Fame. Chaplain, Dr. Peter Tarlow received the Civilian Medal of Appreciation for his work with departments across the country in the area of tourism safety. “It indicates that together that civilians and police officers are trying to […] The post CSPD Chaplain Awarded Civilian Medal of Appreciation appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:07:11


Bryan’s Planning & Zoning Stealth Dorm Subcommittee Reports Findings

8/1/2017
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In January, the city of Bryan’s Planning and Zoning Commission formed a citizen subcommittee in regards to stealth dorms in established neighborhoods. After two public meetings and almost three hundred surveys, the subcommittee reported their findings at a workshop earlier this month. The chairman of the subcommittee, Kyle Incardona, says increased traffic, litter and safety […] The post Bryan’s Planning & Zoning Stealth Dorm Subcommittee Reports Findings appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:11:34


CS Council Approves Six Land Use Change Requests

8/1/2017
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The College Station city council at its last meeting approved six land use changes to create more property for future general commercial uses. Five votes were unanimous and most followed little if any discussion. But there was a 4-3 split on creating general commercial on three of 14 acres at the northeast corner of Raintree […] The post CS Council Approves Six Land Use Change Requests appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:00:10


Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo Announces Entertainment Lineup

7/31/2017
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Tickets are now available for the shows at this year’s Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo. Kevin Fowler is performing on Friday, October 20th; following by Sabrina Carpenter on Saturday, October 21st, and La Energia Norteña on Sunday, October 22nd. Tickets can be purchased online at brazosvalleyfair.com along with additional information about the fair and volunteer […] The post Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo Announces Entertainment Lineup appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:04:17


CSISD Board President Decides Not To Seek Reelection & First Filing For That Position

7/31/2017
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The president of the College Station school board the last six years is not seeking re-election. Valerie Jochen, who will be completing her third term, says she is going out on top and it’s time for new leadership. Dr. Jochen says it’s important for her successor to listen and put themselves out of their comfort […] The post CSISD Board President Decides Not To Seek Reelection & First Filing For That Position appeared first on WTAW.

Duration: 00:09:23

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