Mixed signals sent on fate of tax bill's health provision

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of President Donald Trump’s leading economic advisers sent mixed signals Sunday on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of a $1.5…

Basic recipe alterations can make for more healthful holiday meals

Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jenna Anding, 979-847-9228, j-anding@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Holiday meals can be healthier and taste just as good by using some basic recipe substitutions or alterations, said…

CHI St. Joseph CEO to step down Dec. 15

The president and CEO of CHI St. Joseph Health will be leaving the Bryan-based health care system in December. Source: Business – The Eagle

Texas Democratic Party Megadonor Steve Mostyn Has Died

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Democratic mega donor Steve Mostyn, a powerful Texas trial lawyer and prominent backer of liberal causes and candidates, has died after what his wife called “a…

AgriLife Extension sets four-county South Plains Simply Christmas Lunch and Learn series

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Angela Burkham, 806-341-4884, aburkham@ag.tamu.edu LITTLEFIELD – Simply Christmas Lunch and Learn is a holiday-themed series to be conducted by the Texas A&M…

Roy Moore Allegations Are Forcing an Awakening on The Liberal Left

Years of excusing Bill Clinton’s sexual misconduct suddenly seems morally indefensible By Jeff Greenfield It was glimpsed in passing in a New York Times editorial, the Ground Zero of conventional…

Restaurant Monitor for November 15

The Restaurant Monitor is a weekly listing of scores for restaurants inspected by the Brazos County Health Department. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Alumni receive awards at Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences banquet

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Three former students were chosen for Outstanding Early Career Alumni awards, while four alumni were honored with Outstanding Alumni Awards during the…

Letter follows recent study done on the quality of care at VA medical centers Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) sent…

Calf market trends, forage production highlight South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, jjcleere@tamu.edu BRENHAM – Beef cattle producers from throughout the South Central Texas region learned more about producing calves that fit…

Lillibridge receives Texas Academy Family Physicians Public Health Award

Contact: Blair Fannin: 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Scott Lillibridge, director of the Center for Global Health and Innovation at Texas A&M University in College Station, has received the…

An old Hollywood Refrain, but the world may not be a safe place By Marc L. Flaster NEW YORK, New York (Texas Insider Report) — Tweet, Tweet, Twitter, Twitter… Our President takes…

Texas A&M scientists synthesize historical tick models to help curb the pest globally

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Pete Teel, 979-845-3253, pteel@tamu.edu                COLLEGE STATION – The battle against fever ticks rages on, and a group of Texas A&M University and French…

Healthy Texas statewide effort kicks off in East Texas

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Rusty Hohlt, 979-458-7553, rrhohlt@ag.tamu.edu LUFKIN – A statewide effort to address chronic health problems and improve Texans’ health and quality of life through preventative…

Health-conscious cooks to have two Dinner Tonight! venues in coming weeks

  AgriLife Extension sets dates for Plainview, Snyder healthy cooking schools Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Angela Burkham, 806-341-4884, aburkham@ag.tamu.edu                 PLAINVIEW – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service…

A&M Health Science Center Expands Its Houston Area Footprint

From the Texas A&M Health Science Center: Roderic I. Pettigrew, PhD, MD, a physician-scientist and internationally recognized leader in biomedical imaging and bioengineering, will join Texas A&M to lead Engineering…

Ted Poe Becomes The Fourth Texas Congressman To Retire In 2018

A fourth Texas congressman has announced plans not to seek re-election in 2018. Ted Poe, who represents part of Harris County, is the third in less than two weeks to…

Restaurant Monitor for Nov. 8

The Restaurant Monitor is a weekly listing of scores for restaurants inspected by the Brazos County Health Department. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Ranch sorting school, competition set for Dec. 9 in Jourdanton

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dale Rankin, 830-569-0034, dale.rankin@ag.tamu.edu JOURDANTON — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Atascosa County, Cinch Ranch Sorting National Championship and Cowboy Fellowship…

Blinn Trustees Considering Where To Use Unspent Bond Money

Blinn College trustees have been asked to apply $4.5 million dollars in unspent bond money originally designated for projects at campuses in Brazos County to projects in Brenham. Facilities Director…