Month: February 2017

Texas A&M signs agricultural agreement with Santa Cruz, Bolivia

COLLEGE STATION  —  Several entities of The Texas A&M University System have signed a memorandum of agreement with the state of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to train Bolivian students in the latest agricultural technologies, according to officials. The five-year agreement calls for collaborative research in agriculture, livestock and life sciences “to benefit the people of Santa…

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Bryan Man Shot To Death In His Vehicle

A Bryan man was shot and killed while in his vehicle early Saturday morning. Bryan police identified the victim as 30 year old Broderick Turner. According to a BPD news release, officers responded at 1:30 Saturday morning to the 600 block of West 16th, which is a residential area south of Highway 21 between Hall…

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Review: Soundfreaq Sound Kick 2

Soundfreaq’s updated Bluetooth speaker is more portable and has excellent sound, and it remains one of our favorite options at $100. The post Review: Soundfreaq Sound Kick 2 appeared first on WIRED. Source: Technology – Wired Review Soundfreaq Sound KickTechnologyWIRED

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CS Police Report Two Pedestrians And A Bicyclist Were Hit In Separate Incidents

College Station police are investigating separate reports of moving vehicles striking two pedestrians and a bicyclist early Saturday morning. Investigators say the two pedestrians failed to yield the right of way while crossing George Bush Drive at Dexter Saturday shortly before 1 a.m. One of the pedestrians hit by an eastbound car is hospitalized with…

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UPDATE: Service Arrangements Announced for John Harden Hicks II

A funeral mass for John Harden Hicks II will be held Tuesday, November 24, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, located in College Station at 2541 Earl Rudder Freeway. There will be a Rosary and visitation on Monday, November 23, from 4-7 p.m. at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan, located at 2301…

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Making the most of your fertilizer dollar program set for Dec. 1

FORT WORTH — With low commodity prices predicted through next year, many farmers are looking for ways to trim costs. However, when it comes to fertilizer, experts suggested, producers should selectively manage inputs to maximize economic returns. A workshop for those wanting to understand soil tests and fertilizer recommendations will be conducted at 5:30 p.m….

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How to Baffle Web Trackers by Obfuscating Your Movements Online

Software that spits out misinformation about what you’re actually doing on the web is a fascinating development in our relationship to online surveillance. The post How to Baffle Web Trackers by Obfuscating Your Movements Online appeared first on WIRED. Source: Technology – Wired TechnologyWIRED

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19 Month Old Dies After Being Placed In An Oven By A Three Year Old Sibling

HOUSTON (AP) _ Texas Child Protective Services says a toddler who died from severe burns was put in an oven by one of her two 3-year-old siblings when the children were left alone in their Houston apartment. KTRK-TV reports (http://abc13.co/1SNh3Pi ) court documents it obtained show 19-month-old J’zyra Thompson’s two siblings told CPS investigators that…

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Tesla’s Model S Seat Belt Recall Isn’t Actually a Big Deal

Tesla says it has not found the problem in any other car, and “decided to conduct a voluntary recall as a proactive and precautionary measure.” The post Tesla’s Model S Seat Belt Recall Isn’t Actually a Big Deal appeared first on WIRED. Source: Technology – Wired TechnologyWIRED

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Investor Objection Threatens Hunt’s $18 Billion Oncor Takeover Plan

A group of minority investors is threatening to derail a plan to lift Texas’ biggest power conglomerateout of one of the largest corporate bankruptcies in American history. Dallas oilman Ray L. Hunt’s $18 billion plan to buy Oncor, Texas’ biggest transmission company, is the lynchpin of a broader proposal to deliver the company’s parent — Energy Future…

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