“Our residents lose thousands of dollars a year and suffer from ruined credit scores, as well as a general sense of anxiety regarding their identity,” –Attorney General Paxton Texas Insider…

UPDATE: College Station Noon Lions Club Christmas Tree Sale Begins Monday Following Weather Delay

Update: The College Station Noon Lions Club annual Christmas tree sale begins Monday at 4 p.m., following the first delay in the Black Friday start in the approximate 60 year…

Wet Weather Delays The Start Of The College Station Noon Lions Club Christmas Tree Sales For The First Time

For around 60 of the 80 years College Station has been in existence, the Noon Lions Club has sold Christmas trees. For the first time than anyone can remember, trees…

Texas A&M leads $5.7 million research project to attack annual bluegrass

Troublesome weed affecting athletic fields, turf farms Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Muthu Bagavathiannan, 979-845-5375, muthu@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The most widely grown irrigated crop in the U.S. – turfgrass…

AgriLife Extension provides livestock assistance in response to Hurricane Florence

Media Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has deployed the first of two animal strike response teams to North Carolina to provide…

North Carolina is being slammed by a succession of disasters triggered by Hurricane Florence. The latest scare is from coal plants, where pools of ash are at risk of spilling…

Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an…

Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill

Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast. Source:…

As Hurricane Florence bears down on East Coast, Texas faces flooding from Gulf Coast disturbance

A wide swath of Texas could experience flooding from a Gulf Coast disturbance this weekend. National Weather Service Hurricane Florence is smashing the East Coast with near 100-mph sustained winds…

Obama’s lectures are exactly what got President Trump Elected in the first place By Allie Stuckey Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, former President Barack Obama offered his…

In North Carolina, a nuclear power plant sits right in the hurricane’s path, creating a high-stakes test of its post-Fukushima safety measures. Source: Science News

Six years ago, North Carolina’s politicians shot down a report on its rising sea levels. Now it prepares for disaster. Source: Science News

Another Texas Task Force 1 Deployment Takes Teams To The Sites Of Two Hurricanes

For the second time in five days, College Station based Texas Task Force 1 is deploying teams in response to severe weather. On Tuesday, one team was deployed to North…

13 States have Automatic Voter Registration Policies Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thirty-eights states allow citizens who have never resided in the United States to vote. The requirements vary from…

Predictions that Blacks, Women & Millennials would not vote Trump proved largely untrue Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — While the Hispanic vote may have been bigger during the 2016 Presidential…

Some Latinos, like other Americans, are themselves weary of undocumented immigration. By Steffen W. Schmidt Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Democratic Party shouldn’t count on Latinos swinging many mid-term races…

Expert: Texas Outdoor enthusiasts, livestock producers, homeowners advised to watch for new tick

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Sonja Swiger, 254-968-4144, slswiger@ag.tamu.edu  STEPHENVILLE – Confirmed reports of the longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, in six states have prompted a Texas A&M AgriLife…

“Their business-friendly climate, state incentives, and geographical location were important factors…” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ever since then-Governor Rick Perry began aggressively recruiting businesses to Texas with his newly…

July 18 webinar to highlight post-trauma changes

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Andy Crocker, 806-677-5600, abcrocker@ag.tamu.edu Rachel Brauner, 979-845-1553, rbrauner@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Military Families Learning Network’s Military Caregiving program will host a free  professional development…

Juntos 4-H’er wins National 4-H “Day in the Life” award

Contact: Dr. Melinda Garcia, 210-631-0400, melinda.garcia@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO — David Tierranegra, a sophomore at Harlandale High School, was presented the National 4-H “Day in the Life” award during the recent…