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Friday, Nov 30

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Astronaut addresses Aggies from International Space Station

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Texas A&M students, faculty and guests at multiple remote locations across the state tuned in Thursday afternoon for a live streamed conversation on human health needs in space travel with an astronaut on the International Space Station.…

Thursday, Nov 15

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Tourism officials promoting W.Va. through 'Fallout' game

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Tourism officials are hoping to promote West Virginia to a wider audience with the launch of Bethesda Game Studios' "Fallout 76" video game. Tourism officials heralded the game's worldwide debut Wednesday with an…

Monday, Oct 29

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Here's what happened after California got rid of personal belief exemptions for childhood vaccines

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Health authorities in California have more power to insist that a dog is vaccinated against rabies than to ensure that a child enrolled in public school is vaccinated against measles. That's just one of the frustrations faced by health…

Sunday, Oct 28

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Report: Spearheads unearthed in Central Texas may be oldest in North America

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A team of researchers led by a Texas A&M University professor believes spearheads they unearthed in Central Texas may be the oldest discovered so far in North America, according to a report published this week in Science Advances. The…

Friday, Oct 19

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As AFM illness strikes dozens of children, doctors say CDC is being too cautious

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LOS ANGELES — LaMay Axton watched in horror as her granddaughter Cambria stumbled and toppled over as she ran into the kitchen of their house. The 2-year-old tried to stand back up, but couldn't. “Her little legs just fell from under her,…

Sunday, Sep 23

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Jones Crossing set to get Chick-Fil-A near new HEB

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Chick-Fil-A has recently signed a lease to build a fourth Bryan-College Station location at the Jones Crossing development. According to a press release from Oldham Goodwin Group, the chain has signed on for a 1.4-acre pad site near the…

Thursday, Sep 20

Aggie Holly Ridings makes NASA history

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NASA announced this week that a 1996 Texas A&M University graduate will be the first woman in the agency's 60-year history to serve as chief flight director. Holly Ridings, who graduated from the A&M College of Engineering with a bachelor…

Sunday, Sep 2

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Red tide may be 'natural' but scientists believe coastal pollution is making it worse

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MIAMI — Vince Lovko, a phytoplantkon ecologist at Mote Marine Lab, crisscrossed the waters off Longboat Key in his lab's Yellowfin fishing boat with a crew of researchers, sampling sea water from a red tide that has slushed around…

Thursday, Aug 30

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Jimbo Fisher era at Texas A&M begins tonight against Northwestern State

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Aggie football fans are hopeful that their $75 million man Jimbo Fisher has short- and long-term answers. The ultimate goal is for the former Florida State coach to win his second national championshi...

Sunday, Aug 19

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Study: Rising rate of moms in labor with opioid use disorder

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A new study finds that the rate of Maine mothers with opioid use disorder at the time of labor and delivery has risen. Maine Public reports that a U.S. Centers for Disease Control report released this month found…

Saturday, Aug 18

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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-College Station marks fifth anniversary

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About 216,000 emergency room visits, 27,000 surgeries, more than 1 million filled prescriptions and 5,660 delivered babies are just a few milestones of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-College Stat...

Friday, Aug 10

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3 bats with rabies reported in Natrona County

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Three bats in Natrona County have tested positive for rabies since June 7. KTWO-AM reports the Casper-Natrona County Health Department says that is a significant increase from past years. Dr. Karl Musgrave is the…

Saturday, Jul 7

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College Station woman gifts kidney to a stranger in New York

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A couple years after graduating from A&M Consolidated High School, Amanda Garrett's friend said something that would stick -- and lead to Garrett donating her kidney to a stranger. Her friend had been ...

Friday, Jun 1

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After embassy move, Trump weighs Jerusalem consulate changes

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering giving U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman more authority over the U.S. outpost that handles Palestinian affairs, five U.S. officials said, a shift that could further dampen…

Thursday, May 24

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A century later, barely a trace of war in France's World War I battle-scape

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PARIS (AP) — U.S. troops fighting in France in World War I found a landscape ravaged by trench warfare and chemical weapons, churches gutted by bombs and used as makeshift hospitals, and villages turned into military prisons.

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The Latest: Ryan: Kim needs to be more serious about peace

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local):

Trump's campaign backs Calif. businessman in governor's race

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign is announcing its support for California businessman John Cox's campaign for governor, building upon Trump's endorsement in the state's crowded primary election.

Michigan House voting on legislation after Nassar scandal

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Victims of childhood sexual assaults would have more time to sue and athletic trainers would be required to report suspected abuse under wide-ranging legislation passing in Michigan after the Larry Nassar case.

Police: Man killed in motorcycle crash

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BETHANY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a man has died in a motorcycle crash.

US average mortgage rates at 7-year highs; 30-year 4.66 pct.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, continuing at their highest levels in seven years amid the peak home buying season.

Romania: Austrian businessman suspected of child pornography

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has ordered that an Austrian businessman suspected of child pornography be placed under house arrest.

Prosecutor to pursue more charges against convicted Ohio man

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MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A county prosecutor in Ohio says he'll pursue charges against a man recently convicted of killing two women for the slayings of two more women.

The Latest: Images show residents sheltering from cyclone

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Cyclone Mekuni (all times local):

Blind man charged with attack on blind girlfriend

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A blind Massachusetts man authorities say beat his blind girlfriend and then struggled with officers trying to arrest him has been held without bail over the objections of his lawyer.

Emails show deception by Nassar, USA Gymnastics

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Emails show USA Gymnastics in 2015 came up with false excuses to account for the absence of a sports doctor who had been accused of sexually assaulting female athletes.

Albuquerque police investigating double homicide

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are investigating two deaths are being called a double homicide.

Spain issues arrest warrant for rapper convicted over lyrics

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain issued arrest warrants Thursday for a Spanish rapper sentenced to prison for lyrics that praised terror groups and insulted the royal family.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says US received no responses from North Korea to outreach on Singapore summit planning

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says US received no responses from North Korea to outreach on Singapore summit planning.

Measure barring noncitizen voting approved for circulation

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A group that wants to change to the state constitution to explicitly bar non-U.S. citizens from voting in elections is a step closer to bringing the matter to a public vote.

'You'll Never Walk Alone' is a hit from Broadway to Kiev

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Gerry Marsden walked into Liverpool's ODEON cinema for a Laurel and Hardy film. It was raining when he started to leave, so he decided to stay for the second part of the double feature and watch the comedy duo one…