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26 min ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Perry's passed-over pick for A&M president resigns

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

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Bryan College

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KBTX-TV Bryan

Personal Information at High Risk with Heartbleed

Computer viruses and breaches have become an all too familiar sight, but a new virtual thief is lurking that could take what you think you know about internet hacking and turn it upside down.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology, Computer Security

Business Journal

Megen CEO Nwankwo knows morale, productivity linked

Evans Nwankwo was born in northern Nigeria in 1958, the seventh of 13 children. He credits his parents' faith, integrity, generosity and fortitude as his inspiration.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH

WaterWorld

U.S. Water Alliance appoints new members to Board

WASHINGTON, DC, April 16, 2014 - The U.S. Water Alliance has announced that three new members have been added to its board of directors.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Post and Courier

More vets turn to prosthetics

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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MyHighPlains.com

A&M System Announces Further Consolidation of Services

In keeping with a recent and often controversial trend of public universities seeking savings by consolidating services, the Texas A&M University System announced a plan overhaul its IT infrastructure.

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KBTX-TV Bryan

World's Largest Volcano Officially Named For Texas A&M

The world's largest volcano - all 120,000 square miles of it - is now officially named for Texas A&M University and is called Tamu Plateau, the U.S. Board of Geographic Names has announced.

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Related Topix: Science, Oceanography

KLTV Tyler

Maroon bluebonnets mysteriously appear in gardens at UT

Over the last several days, wildflower lovers in Texas have been interested to learn about some maroon-colored bluebonnets that mysteriously appeared in gardens at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas at Austin

Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

Texas funds biotechnology center

Texas Emerging Technology Fund will provide a $3 million grant to create the Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

City of College Station

Indecent Exposure ARREST 14-004378

On April 15, 2014 at about 2314 hours officers were dispatched to Wal Mart at 1815 Brothers Blvd. for a disorderly conduct call.

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Related Topix: College Station, TX

KBTX-TV Bryan

A&M Student Diagnosed with Mono Dies a Few Days Later

A family is in shock after a 19-year-old Texas A&M University student diagnosed with Mononucleosis passed away just a few days later.

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Related Topix: Friendswood, TX, College Station, TX

WebProNews

Cement Truck Accident Caught On Camera

Professor Dr. Guan Zhu of Texas A&M University recorded horrifying footage on his dash cam of a cement truck flipping over and slamming head-on into his car after the truck driver ran a red light and lost control of his vehicle.

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Related Topix: College Station, TX

Houston Press

Ever Wanted to Go Vegetarian? Now's the Time as Meat Prices Soar

Thanks to a drought across much of the major cattle-ranching states and a deadly pig virus, we may soon be doing what those pesky Chick-fil-A cows are always encouraging on the billboards: "Eat mor chikin."

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Agriculture, Science, Pork, Texas

ABC News

More Vets Turn to Prosthetics to Help Legless Pets

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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The Beaumont Enterprise

Texas A&M under Code Maroon after chemical spill

An emergency alert was issued Wednesday morning at Texas A&M University after a chemical spill at an engineering building.

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The University Star

On-campus housing restrictions often unreasonable, severe

As someone who is living in on-campus housing, I recognize the many pros to living in a place where someone cleans my bathroom, and I do not have to worry about getting stuck in traffic on my way to class.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, Baylor University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Amarillo.com

Harrington House Historic Home plans centennial celebrations

Harrington House HIstoric Home board member Sue Park, a former dean of the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities at West Texas A&M University, discusses Harrington's honorary doctorate degree and regalia, on display in the home's basement.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, West Texas A&M University, Painting, Arts, Amarillo, TX

KBTX-TV Bryan

Former Student Bill Youngkin Selected As Texas A&M's 2014 Campus Muster Speaker

Bill Youngkin, a 1969 Texas A&M University graduate whose decades of service to his alma mater included a term as president of The Association of Former Students, will be the speaker at Texas A&M's campus Muster scheduled for Monday .

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Related Topix: Brazos County, TX, Bryan, TX

Amarillo.com

AC mass media students win 19 awards

Students in Amarillo College's mass media program won 19 awards and a scholarship at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association's annual convention in San Antonio on Saturday, while a West Texas A&M University professor the TIPA adviser of the year award.

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Related Topix: Texas, West Texas A&M University, Journalism

EParis Extra

North Lamar Science Team Attends ExxonMobil State Science and Engineering Fair

It was during a teacher workshop last summer that Teresa Bussell was moved with an idea; one that would involve North Lamar High School seniors Sam Erickson and Carsen Rast.

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