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STATE LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNEYS BEGIN TONIGHT

LITTLE LEAGUE 2014 TEXAS EAST ALL-STARS 11-YEAR OLD BASEBALL @ FAULKNER PARK, TYLER SATURDAY 6:00, WASHINGTON CO. vs. FORT JACKSON  (5:30 on KWHI/www.kwhi.com) 8:00, BAYSIDE vs. PORT NECHES SUNDAY 6:00,…

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PAIR PLEADS GUILTY TO BURGLARIES OF LOCAL POST OFFICES

Two people accused in a slew of post office burglaries—including four in Washington County—have plead guilty in federal court. Federal prosecutors in Waco say the two, identified as 39-year old…

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RARE VIRUS FOUND IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County officials have confirmed their first case of the Chikungunya (CHIK-UN-GOON-YA) virus. Jennifer Nichols-Contella, Public Information Officer for the Montgomery County Public Health District, says the patient is a…

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BRYAN MAN SENTENCED FOR KIDNAPPING

  A Brazos County man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison on a 2013 kidnapping charge. 36-year-old Lance Gentry was convicted of aggravated kidnapping after pleading guilty to…

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DENTIST PLEADS GUILTY TO VIDEO CHARGE

A Bryan dentist has been sentenced to 21 days in prison for taping a female employee changing in his office restroom. Sixty-seven-year-old William Birdwell pleaded guilty Thursday in Bryan to…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UP IN JUNE

More people in Washington County are out of work this month than last.  However, the current jobless rate remains ahead of last year. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, Washington…

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WINERIES HOSTING GRAPE STOMP WEEKENDS

Two Washington County wineries are kicking off their “Grape Stomp Weekends”. Beginning Saturday, the Pleasant Hill Winery and the Windy Winery will be hosting Grape Stomp activities each weekend through…

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WEATHER POSTPONES “MOVIE IN THE PARK”

The National Weather Service says tonight’s (Thursday’s) forecast has a 50-percent chance of thunderstorms, which has post-poned tonight’s (Thursday) Movie in the Park. The free movie to be shown at…

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BLINN’S EVANGELISTA NAMES NJCAA FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

  Blinn College All-American volleyball player Bruna Evangelista has been named the 2014 NJCAA Betty Jo Graber Female Athlete of the Year after leading the Buccaneers to the third national…

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SPIVEY NAMED LEAGUE PLAYER-OF-THE-WEEK

Former Brenham Cub baseball star Seth Spivey is off to a fast start in the Texas Rangers organization. Spivey, who is playing for the Class A Short Season Spokane Indians,…