Former WTAW News Anchor/Reporter And Family Return To Their Florida Keys Home Following Irma

Cleanup and damage assessment is underway in the Florida keys, two weeks after hurricane Irma. Former WTAW news anchor and reporter Gena Parsons, who lives three miles from where Irma…

Rolling Plains Cotton and Precision Ag Field Day set Oct. 12 near Noodle

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Steve Estes, 325-823-2432, saestes@ag.tamu.edu            NOODLE – The Rolling Plains Cotton and Precision Ag Field Day is set for 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 12…

GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “To put it bluntly, Trump is losing most battles, but the Democrats are losing the war. The House has already approved Trump’s proposal for excessive funding for the…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Congressmen Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) and Rick Larsen (D-Everett) introduced “The Rural Veterans Travel Enhancement Act,” H.R. 3720, to assist veterans in rural areas get to…

Texas World Speedway Holding Flood Damaged Vehicles From Harvey

For at least the next six months, Texas World Speedway will be the home of more than 30,000 parked cars damaged beyond repair by flooding from hurricane Harvey. Bill Mather…

Texas A&M agricultural economics tailgate and AgriLife Extension program set Sept. 30

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Steven Klose, 979-458-180, sklose@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Ag Policy, International Trade Outlook and Student Study Abroad Experiences is the theme for the Sept.…

Post-Harvey, Houston officials hope Congress is up for funding Ike Dike

HOUSTON — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Tuesday gave his strongest endorsement to date for constructing a physical coastal barrier to protect the region from deadly storm surge during hurricanes. Though such a barrier system would not…

Thanks to Trump, the Dream is Still AliveBy Alfonso Aguilar Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — It’s true that most in the Hispanic Community anticipated the president’s decision. Candidate Trump…

Bryan Councilman And Bryan Woman Will Not Be Prosecuted On Domestic Violence Assault Charges

Last December, Bryan city councilman Reuben Marin and a local woman were arrested on domestic violence related assault charges. Brazos County Attorney Rod Anderson said the decision was made two…

Wheat, cattle highlight AgriLife Extension program Sept. 21 in Haskell

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Jason Westbrook, 940-864-2658, Jason.Westbrook@ag.tamu.edu HASKELL – A wheat and cattle program will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Haskell County…

Wheat, cattle highlight AgriLife Extension program Sept. 21 in Haskell

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Jason Westbrook, 940-864-2658, Jason.Westbrook@ag.tamu.edu HASKELL – A wheat and cattle program will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Haskell County…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House passed an emergency funding bill to provide relief for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Congressman Brady (TX-08) released the following…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded a decision yesterday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit that preserves Texas’ voter ID law.…

‘I’d like to just say a word about what Senator Cruz and I and our House colleagues will be doing when we get back to Washington… This has to be targeted…

Congressman Michael T. McCaul As I said last week, we must condemn the hate which fueled the violence we saw in Charlottesville, Virginia. Racial intolerance deserves no place in America and…

UPDATE: Thousands Of Cruise Ship Passengers Still On The Gulf Includes WTAW’s Zach Taylor

Monday update: The cruise ship WTAW sports director Zach Taylor is aboard is making a second trip to New Orleans, this time to unload and head home. Zach sent us…

Invasive plant species control in rangeland topic of Sept. 7 webinar

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Bill Rogers, 979-845-0317, wer@tamu.edu Dr. Megan Clayton, 361-265-9201, megan.clayton@ag.tamu.edu Pete Flores, 361-362-9201, Pete.Flores@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Understanding and Controlling Invasive Species will be…

Thousands Of Cruise Ship Passengers Still On The Gulf Includes WTAW’s Zach Taylor

Thousands are on cruise ships in the Gulf of Mexico that not able to dock because of hurricane Harvey. Among them are WTAW sports director Zach Taylor, who says instead…

WAP-billing Trojan-Clickers on rise

During the preparation of the “IT threat evolution Q2 2017” report I found several common Trojans in the “Top 20 mobile malware programs” list that were stealing money from users…