Month: September 2017

Boris Johnson fuels speculation about UK leadership bid

LONDON (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has fueled speculation that he hopes to eventually succeed Prime Minister Theresa May by spelling out his Brexit goals days before her major policy speech on the topic. Source: Business – The Eagle APBusinessLondon

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Rainwater harvesting turf management training rescheduled to Oct. 5 in Seguin

Contacts: John W Smith, 979-845-2761, johnwsmith@tamu.edu Reagan Hejl, 979-845-5252, Reagan.hejl@tamu.edu Diane Boellstorff, 979-458-3562, dboellstorff@tamu.edu Ben Wherley, 979-845-1591, b-wherley@tamu.edu Ward Ling, 979-845-6980, wling@tamu.edu SEGUIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program is hosting a residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training with the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership Oct….

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Invitation to Sunday’s Fiestas Patrias

Sunday is Fiestas Patrias, the twin cities festival celebrating Mexican culture since 1990. Roy Lopez, on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs, says they’re expecting 20,000 to 25,000 people at the festival, which begins with a parade at noon. 90717-Fiestas-Patrias-guests-on-The-Infomaniacs.mp3 Click HERE for more information from the Fiestas Patrias website. The post Invitation to Sunday’s Fiestas Patrias appeared…

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In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly next week to offer warmth to the United States’ allies and warnings to its adversaries. Source: Business – The Eagle APBusinessDonald TrumpNew YorkUnited States

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RNA discovery could help boost plant heat, drought tolerance

Writer: Gabe Saldana, Gabe.Saldana@ag.tamu.edu, 956-408-5040 Contact: Dr. Liming Xiong, Liming.Xiong@ag.tamu.edu, 972-952-9246 DALLAS — Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have discovered a ribonucleic acid, or RNA, that can increase the thale cress plant’s resistance to stress from drought and salt. The discovery could help illuminate a new pathway to engineering drought- and salt-tolerant plants, including food…

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BA flight in Paris gets extra security checks after threat

PARIS (AP) — Police and firefighters checked a British Airways plane on the tarmac of Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport Sunday morning after reports of a security threat but authorities determined it was a false alarm. Source: Business – The Eagle APBritish AirwaysBusinessParis

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US coastal growth continues despite lessons of past storms

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull’s-eyes on two of the country’s fastest growing regions: coastal… Source: Business – The Eagle Associated PressBusiness

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Thanks Tucker/Frito!

Friday marked the end of nearly 20 years at Bryan Broadcasting for Operations Manager Tucker Young…who most of you know as Frito on Candy 95’s Morning Candy program. Frito reminisced with listeners and thanked multiple people. Tucker was the leader who brought Candy three national awards from the National Association of Broadcasters…two Crystals for public…

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Key Equifax executives departing after huge data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information. Source: Business – The Eagle APBusinessNew York

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Rebuild Texas Update From John Sharp

Three weeks has passed since Hurricane Harvey. Governor Abbott’s team to rebuild Texas after Harvey gathered for an update on Thursday. Texas A&M system chancellor John Sharp, who is in charge of the recovery effort, says the system’s agriculture extension service is getting 30 to 50 requests a day from local and state officials in…

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