House approves delay of Obama-era smog reductions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Tuesday to pass a Republican-backed bill delaying implementation of Obama-era reductions in smog-causing air pollutants. Source: Business – The Eagle

Bryan Small Businessowner Testifies Before A Congressional Subcommittee

Photo of Rebecca Boenigk courtesy of Neutral Posture. One of three small business owners on Capitol Hill Thursday to testify before a House subcommittee looking at federal tax reform was…

UPDATE: Interview With Bryan Lawyer Chosen To Lead The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Photo of retired general Bentley Nettles from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. A friend made who suggested looking into the opening, started the path that led to Bryan lawyer Bentley…

AgriLife Extension sets range program in Coleman July 27

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Michael Palmer, 325-625-4519, m-palmer@tamu.edu COLEMAN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Coleman County Range, Pasture Herbicide Update and Prescribed…

Death Of A Texas A&M Fraternity Student Last December Was Ruled Accidental

Last December’s death of a Texas A&M fraternity member has been ruled accidental. Brazos County sheriff Chris Kirk says Matthew Hayes of Beaumont took several drugs after returning home not…

Landscape design programs set for July 25 in Canyon

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Liz Moore, 806-468-5543, liz.moore@ag.tamu.edu CANYON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Randall County will continue its Summer Horticulture Series July 25 with tips…

Starting The Final Phase Of Restoring The Historic Queen Theater

Those in charge of restoring the historic Queen Theater in downtown Bryan announced Friday the start of the final construction phase. Sandy Farris of the Downtown Bryan Association (DBA) says…

Lawmaker urged Abbott to veto bill legalizing hot air balloon hog hunting

A Republican lawmaker asked Gov. Greg Abbott to veto a bill allowing people to hunt wild pigs and coyotes from hot air balloons, saying it could lead to “future catastrophes”…

Time To Choose The Theme Of The 91st B/CS Christmas Parade

Voting is underway for the theme of the 91st B/CS Christmas Parade. Parade committee member Missy Pollard says voting continues through July 15th by going to the Facebook page B/CS…

Investigation Continues of Holiday Weekend Shootout At Texas World Speedway Trailride

Gunfire last weekend at the Texas World Speedway…where a crowd of more than 7,000 gathered for a trailride and campout…remains under investigation. Brazos County sheriff Chris Kirk says an estimated…

Bryan Council Updates Cemetery Regulations As Expansion Project Nears Completion

As an expansion of the Bryan city cemetery nears completion, the Bryan city council this week gave final approval to updated regulations. Deputy city manager Hugh Walker says the revised…

The 11 books JPMorgan says you should read this summer

There is no shortage of summer reading lists. Bill Gates has one. So do Stanford University, Harper’s Bazaar and Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine. And now here’s one more to…

Pence: Trump will repeal Obama's health law by summer's end

CLEVELAND (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday reiterated a promise to repeal former President Barack Obama’s health care reforms by the end of the summer despite uncertainty over…

Senate leaders scramble to save health bill amid defections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders scrambled Tuesday to rescue their health care bill, in deepening jeopardy as opposition from rebellious Republicans intensified. The defections loomed as Congress’ nonpartisan budget referee…

UPDATE: Final Action Taken On B/CS MPO Highway Plan

Update: The MPO’s policy board voted to adopt the 2050 highway plan Monday with one change. That was to drop a plan for a road south of the Museum of…

Conservative GOP senator hits party leaders on health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — In unusually harsh terms, a conservative Republican senator accused party leaders Monday of trying to rush the party’s health care bill through the Senate in remarks that…

Final Action On B/CS MPO Highway Plan Scheduled For Monday

The Bryan-College Station’s metropolitan planning organization’s (MPO) policy board will consider adopting their 2050 highway plan Monday afternoon. MPO executive director, Dan Rudge, says the final recommendations come after ten…

Evacuation And Street Closure After Contractor Hits Natural Gas Line

Update: Atmos Energy reported at 7 p.m. temporary repairs were completed, allowing those who were evacuated to return to their residences and reopen three of four lanes of Southwest Parkway.…

Turfgrass specialist to speak June 27 in Canyon

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Liz Moore, 806-468-5543, liz.moore@ag.tamu.edu CANYON – Summer temperatures along with rain, or the lack thereof, always brings about turfgrass issues that the Texas A&M…

Texas A&M System Inviting Developers To Submit Proposals For Intergenerational Project

The Texas A&M system is now taking proposals from developers interested another public private partnership…building a combination of senior living and early childhood facilities that would have an A&M educational…