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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (July 24)

This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, July 24. It’s not the official minutes.

Both meetings are being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and can also be watched  1,471 more words

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Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5:30 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch:   225 more words

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College Station will miss Humphreys’ experience, savvy

The year was 1979.

The Pittsburgh Steelers broke my heart by beating the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl XIII, 35-31. Sugar Ray Leonard won his first world boxing title. 619 more words

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Games of Texas to attract thousands to BCS

Let the Games begin!

The TAAF Games of Texas, that is. The multi-sport festival starts July 31 and runs through Aug. 4 at venues across Bryan-College Station. 263 more words

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CS named nation's sixth most affordable college town

The impressive list of national accolades for College Station continues to grow.

Texas A&M today announced that Simple Dollar, an online publication that offers financial guidance, has named College Station as the sixth most affordable college town in the nation. 149 more words

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Be Vigilant About How You Do Public Comms

Last week, I read with dismay about the National Library Board’s (NLB) decision to withdraw three children’s books from their shelves. At least one reader had complained to NLB that the contents of the books were not pro-family, and were thus unsuitable to be made widely accessible to children. 686 more words


Pavement markings enhance bicycle detection

The City of College Station is taking bicycle detection to a higher level by adding pavement markings to intersections with radar detection.

At the intersection of Timber Street at George Bush Drive, we’ve installed radar detection that detects bicycles and cars more accurately than the inductive loops and cameras used at most of the city’s traffic signals. 120 more words

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