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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

The Battalion

Class of change

When Stan Wylie remembers his time at A&M more than 50 years ago, he first recalls the lifelong friendships formed as a student.

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Gilmer Mirror

Bill Youngkin to be speaker at 2014 Aggie Muster

Bill Youngkin, a Gilmer native and 1965 graduate of Gilmer High School, has received the high honor of being named speaker for Monday's annual 2014 Aggie Muster at Texas A&M University.

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Related Topix: Gilmer, TX, College Station, TX

KRGV

Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press

A top Texas A and M University executive who Governor Rick Perry wanted promoted to school president has resigned after not getting the job.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Bryan College

Amarillo.com

Farm briefs: Groups offering farm bill overview

The Texas Corn Producers will present four seminars across the region looking at the Agricultural Act of 2014 and a new decision-making tool that's in development.

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Related Topix: Texas, Agriculture, Science, Dalhart, TX, Moore County, TX, Dumas, TX

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBS Local

More Vets Leaning Toward Prosthetics To Help Pets Missing Legs

A 9-month-old boxer pup named Duncan barreled down a beach in Oregon, running full tilt on soft sand into YouTube history and showing more than 4 million viewers that he can revel in a good romp despite lacking back legs.

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