Month: October 2016

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

LONDON (AP) — As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo’s massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be Source: Business – The Eagle APBreakingBusinessLondon

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Brady Praises House Passage of Eight Ways & Means Committee Bills

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C.– This week, the House of Representatives passed eight pieces of Ways and Means Committee legislation to solve a range of challenges facing the American people. These bills will improve the lives of workers and job creators, support our Olympians and Paralympians, expand access to quality health care, and strengthen trade rules to stop…

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Chrissy’s Closet Grand Opening

Monday, October 3rd is the grand opening of clothing store for College Station ISD students in need. Chrissy’s Closet is a free store, which carries new or gently-used clothes, shoes, coats and personal hygiene products. Kelly Kovacs, Director of Instruction and Leadership Development, helped found Chrissy’s Closet and said the store is named for Chrissy…

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GPS to help a wandering mind get home

Getting lost can be scary. It’s especially frightening for a special group of people. We’ll look in. Today, on Engineering Works! It’s not obvious what engineering has to do with Alzheimer’s Disease. But there is a connection. And it’s a helpful one. Alzheimer’s is a scary disease. It robs the people who have it of…

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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

U.S. stocks surged Monday after a Federal Reserve official said the central bank shouldn’t raise interest rates too soon, which came as a big relief to investors. After a market nosedive on Friday, in Source: Business – The Eagle Breaking

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Carr Ranch Gathering set for Oct. 21 near Floresville

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Bryan Davis, 830-393-7357, bryan.davis@ag.tamu.edu FLORESVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others will present the Carr Ranch Gathering Oct.21 at the Bill and Dusty Carr Sale Facility, 6720 Farm-to-Market Road 97. The facility is located 8 miles west of Floresville. The Carr Ranch Gathering Oct. 21 near Floresville will address…

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CORNYN: Funding for Zika Prevention, Texas Veterans Finally Passed

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released this statement following Senate passage of legislation that responsibly funds the government, including $1.1 billion in funding for states like Texas to help guard against the spread of the Zika virus: “While long overdue, I’m glad public health officials and local leaders in Texas will…

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Quidditch Tournament Coming to B/CS

There is a little magic coming to Bryan-College Station. Photo courtesy of Bryan College Station Sports + Events Veteran’s Park is hosting the U.S. Quidditch Association’s Southwest Regional Championship February 18-19th. Dominique Powell, Director of Bryan College Station Sports + Events, said the sport, made famous from the Harry Potter books, is now played by…

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Paxton Blasts Clean Power Plan Ahead of High-Profile Legal Arguments

“What we need is more reliable energy — not less, and the EPA is trying to stop that,” said Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. He is helping to lead a 28-state effort to strike down the Clean Power Plan, President Obama’s landmark effort to fight climate change. Source: Texas Tribune Energy Attorney GeneralClean Power PlanEnergyEPAPresident ObamaTexas Attorney…

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Trump tax revelation punctuates week of political challenges

NEW YORK (AP) — Ever defiant, Donald Trump and his Republican allies embraced a report on Sunday that said the New York businessman may not have paid federal income taxes for nearly two decades after Source: Business – The Eagle APBusinessDonald TrumpNew York

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