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  1. New A&M Campus Will Focus on Research and Students "Not Admitted" Into A&MRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    The Texas A&M University System on Monday announced plans to spend $150 million renovating an old satellite campus a few miles from its flagship in College Station to include new buildings, research facilities and, eventually, space to teach as many as 10,000 new students. It's not immediately clear how that would work.

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  2. Kyle Field at Texas A&M University in College Station.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    Flush with cash from its recent football success and its move to the Southeastern Conference, Texas A&M University has developed plans to spend $68 million on new stadiums for its softball and track and field teams. Both new stadiums would be on the west side of the university's College Station campus and would be built by the end of 2017, according to a brief compiled for the A&M System Board of Regents.

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  3. Analysis: Endorsements, Loyalties - and Getting Things DoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    The three senators who sent the fewest bills to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk this session: Bob Hall, R-Edgwood , Konni Burton, R-Colleyville and Don Huffines, R-Dallas . Endorsements seem harmless enough, but several state senators will have to eat some crow to get their legislation passed next year.

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  4. Texas A&M Athletic Director Eric Hyman is leaving his post after three years on the job.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Texas Tribune

    Texas A&M Athletic Director Eric Hyman will leave his post, university officials announced Tuesday, wrapping up a stint during which A&M grew its college sports Hyman will stay on as athletic director until his replacement is hired. He has worked at the university since 2012, earning an $800,000 salary.

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  5. As Texas Universities Expand, Political Fights Grow Over TurfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    For years, the geography of higher education in Texas has been clear-cut: Texas Longhorns studied in Austin, Texas A&M Aggies went to school in College Station and Texas Tech Red Raiders were contained to Lubbock. But lately, university leaders have begun working to bring Longhorns to Houston, Aggies to McAllen and Red Raiders to Costa Rica.

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  6. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    Three Texas universities - Texas A&M University, the University of Houston and Trinity University - are facing federal scrutiny over their handling of sexual violence allegations. Such federal inquiries have generally been spurred by accusations that universities didn't do enough to punish students accused of rape or harassment.

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  7. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    Citing a need to keep up with inflation, the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday increased tuition at all of its university campuses for the 2016-17 school year. Costs will go up at the flagship in College Station and 10 other campuses by 2.2 percent.

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  8. Texas A&M University, Kyle Field. College Station, TX. Photo by: Shelby KnowlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    Texas A&M University sued the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday in an effort to stop the National Football League team from using the phrase "12th man" to describe its fans. A&M has called itself the "Home of the 12th Man" for decades as an homage to its football-obsessed fans.

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  9. In Texas, Minorities Less Likely to Own HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    While minorities occupy about half of the state's housing units, they are less likely than white Texans to own their homes, and the state's largest metro areas have some of the most substantial racial disparities among homeowners, according to recently released U.S. Census data. A shortage of affordable housing, credit problems and lack of savings for down payments are among the main barriers blamed for creating the demographic divide.

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  10. Firm Claims Train Will Have $30 Billion ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    The Japanese Shinkansen is a high-speed trail used by JR Central in Japan. A private company is planning to build a rail line between Dallas and Houston using the same trains.

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