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3 min ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

reporter wins award for education coverage

AUSTIN The Texas Classroom Teachers Association has named Emily Guevara, education writer for the Tyler Morning Telegraph, as a recipient of its 2013-14 Silver Apple Media Award for excellence in education reporting.

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Related Topix: Texas

5 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

David Weekley Homes Announces Expansion to Chicago, Promotes John Morgan to Division President

David Weekley Homes, the nation's largest privately-held home builder, announced today its entrance into Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home, University of Houston

9 hrs ago | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

Buzbee wins license plate auction

HOWDY, WHOOP, GIG'EM! There aren't enough Aggie sayings to express our excitement over the record set today in the MyPlates.com 12THMAN Auction.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Business Journal

Houston Community College names sole finalist for new chancellor

Houston Community College has selected Cesar Maldonado as its sole finalist to be its next chancellor.

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Related Topix: Harlingen, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Regent donates $1 million to Texas A&M University School of Law, wants other Aggies to give

Tony Buzbee wants to see the Texas A&M University School of Law become a top Texas law school in next five years - so he wrote a $1 million check to the school this week and is urging other Aggies to do the same.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of Houston

The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

Respondek vies for Yorktown ISD trustee position

Danette Respondek has filed as a candidate for the position of board of trustee at the Yorktown Independent School District.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Dewitt County, TX, College Station, TX, Yorktown, TX

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Flowery Branch college student selected for Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Peter Marshall, a sophomore majoring in physics at the University of North Georgia , has been selected to receive a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, one of only 85 in the nation to be awarded this year.

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Related Topix: Flowery Branch, GA, California Institute of Technology

Fox News

'Big Part' of Future?Faa-approved labs test drones for use in Us skies

At Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi, a helicopter drone hovers menacingly over a robot vehicle.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Life, Food, Pizza, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Bloomberg

Affirmative Action Ruling Challenges Colleges Seeking Diversity

The U.S. Supreme Court's support of Michigan's ban on race-based affirmative action in university admissions may spur colleges to find new ways to achieve diversity without using racial preferences.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, California, 9, Standardized Testing, Education

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Archaeology

Robotic Vehicle Revisits Wrecks in Gulf of Mexico

A robotic vehicle is transmitting images of three early nineteenth-century shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico to scientists at Texas A&M University.

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KBTX-TV Bryan

A&M Study Suggests It's Not Me, It's You with Distracted Driving

Mobile devices have become as much a part of our lives as our wallets or purses, but according to a new study, many people think the dangers of using them while driving simply don't apply to them.

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MySanAntonio.com

Our ACCD recommendations

Most of us have attended at least one class at the Alamo Colleges or know someone who has, but it is a safe bet that the majority of us would be hard-pressed to name a member of the board of trustees, who are elected to six-year terms.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Our Lady of the Lake University, Columbia University, Opinion

KWTX

Local School District Superintendent Resigns

The superintendent of Killeen schools announced Tuesday he'll leave his administrative position in Killeen to go back to the classroom at Texas A&M.

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Related Topix: Killeen, TX, College Station, TX

KWTX

Local School District Superintendent Resigns

The superintendent of Killeen schools announced Tuesday he'll leave his administrative position in Killeen to go back to the classroom at Texas A&M.

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Related Topix: Killeen, TX, College Station, TX

Food Management

Texas A&M Pulls Back on Meal Plan Requirement Expansion

Starting in fall 2014, only freshman who live on campus and members of the school's Corps of Cadets will be required to purchase meal plans.

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Air Alamo

NBA Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs Game 1 Player Grades

Huge NBA fan, and an even bigger Spurs fan. Born and raised in Houston, but currently in College Station attending Texas A&M University.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Water Online

U.S. Water Alliance Elects Three Nationally Recognized Leaders To Board

The U.S. Water Alliance added three new Directors to its Board in April. "These nationally- recognized leaders will boost all of our efforts on the value of water and business of sustainability," explains President Ben Grumbles.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

Southwest Farm Press

Texas A&M Decision Aid to offer farm program analysis

When it's completed, a crop policy decision aid instrument will be a "powerful tool" to assist farmers in determining which new farm program option makes the most sense for a particular farm or crop.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Missouri, University of Missouri, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Business Wire

Fitch Affirms Commerce, TX GOs & COs at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable

The GO bonds and COs are secured by an ad valorem tax levied on all taxable property within the city, limited to $2.50 per $100 taxable assessed valuation .

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Related Topix: Commerce, TX

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Obama must stop the 'war on cows'

Planning on grilling out in the coming months? Be ready for some sticker shock at the grocery store.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Global Warming, Opinion

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