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Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 20, 2018

Consumers could find good deals on holiday dinner fare Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see lower prices on holiday…

Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Threat Predictions for 2019

There’s nothing more difficult than predicting. So, instead of gazing into a crystal ball, the idea here is to make educated guesses based on what has happened recently and where…

College Station School Board Hires New Central Office Director And Approves More Purchases For New Elementary School

November’s meeting of the College Station school board including hiring a new director at the central office. Taking over next month as CSISD’s new purchasing director is Carmella Shafer. She…

Simple recipe alterations can make holiday foods healthier

Writer: 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 basic recipe substitutions or alterations, said…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – After announcing the support of 109 members of the Texas House in his bid for the speakership, presumptive Speaker Dennis Bonnen (R–Angleton) and Lt. Gov. Dan…

Pit Bull Shot To Death After Killing A Puppy Inside College Station’s Dog Park

College Station police are investigating the shooting death of a pit bull at the city’s dog park. According to a CSPD news release, the large pit bull mixed dog who…

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The right stuff for veggie fans on T-Day

Thanksgiving brings out the squash-stuffer in me — and in plenty of other cooks who welcome plant-based eaters (or just plain vegetable lovers) to the table. Last year, I filled…

Trump says will name EPA's acting chief to post permanently

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Wheeler, a former congressional aide and lobbyist who has led the Environmental Protection Agency since his scandal-plagued predecessor resigned earlier this year, got President Donald Trump’s…

First African-American top network executive exiting ABC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey, who created a deep bench of ethnic diversity in the network’s shows and fired Roseanne Barr for a racist tweet, will…

Report: Toxic herbicide found in many Texans' drinking water

In 2015, atrazine was found in water systems serving nearly 30 million Americans in 27 states, according to a new report by the Washington D.C.-based Environmental Working Group. Getty Images/iStockphoto/sonsam…

Two Brazos County Jail Inmates Face New Criminal Charges

Two Brazos County jail inmates face new criminal charges following incidents at the detention center. 33 year old Brandon Reed of Bryan, who is awaiting trial in two murders…one in…

Outdated Medicaid Rolls may tell us something about outdated Voter Rolls By Dr. Merrill Matthews Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The governor’s election in Georgia has led to charges…

Black Friday alert

Banking Trojans traditionally target users of online financial services; looking for financial data to steal or building botnets out of hacked devices for future attacks. However, over time, several of…

Registration open for Birding the Border program

April 22-26 program to feature sites in Kinney, Val Verde counties Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Maureen Frank, 830-278-9151, mgfrank@tamu.edu Emily Grant, 830-774-7591, emily.grant@ag.tamu.edu DEL RIO – Registration is open…

Lund: Peanut butter can help create a snack for hangry children

November is Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month and that includes me! I can’t remember a time that peanut butter hasn’t been a food staple in my life. From the time I…

Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America’s lands

A flare burns on May 24, 2018 atop a drill pad on land near Carlsbad, N.M., that Wayne Smith leased for ranching before his death in October. The development covered…

They wish there were more jobs, but rural Texans are happy where they are, poll finds

Texans in the rural counties that make up the vast majority of the state’s geography are overwhelmingly happy with their quality of life, about their public schools and the quality…

Sheep shearing, wool and mohair schools set for Jan. 12-14 in San Angelo

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Reid Redden, 325-653-4576, reid.redden@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host multiple comprehensive wool education schools at the…