Texas A&M University

George Mitchell, Chairman and CEO of The Mitchell Family Corporation, is seen in a Nov. 11, 2009 photo, in his downtown Houston office. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Nick de la Torre)

Texas oilman, fracking pioneer Mitchell dies at 94

HOUSTON (AP) — Billionaire Texas oilman, developer and philanthropist George P. Mitchell, considered the father of fracking, died Friday at his home in Galveston, his family said. He was 94. Mitchell, the son of a […]


Texas A&M evacuates campus after bomb threat

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) – Texas A&M University ordered all students, faculty and staff to evacuate campus Friday after the school received a bomb threat. The evacuation order was posted on the College Station university’s […]


17th century shipwreck to be freeze-dried, rebuilt

(AP) – Researchers at Texas A&M University are sailing into uncharted waters as they seek to reconstruct a 17th century ship with help from a gigantic freeze-dryer. The ship – La Belle – was a […]


Texas A&M shooter apologized

(AP) – A neighbor of the man police say opened fire yesterday from a home near Texas A&M University, killing a county constable, says the shooter asked him to apologize to the officer who’d been […]


Texas A&M: Active shooter on campus apprehended

(AP) – Texas A&M University says a shooter has been taken into custody near its campus in College Station. The university issued a warning on its website just before 12:30 p.m. Monday warning of an […]



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