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Fire Kills At Least 23 At Malaysian School Dormitory With Barred Windows

More than 20 people died in a dormitory fire at a Malaysian religious school in the early morning hours Thursday, trapping mostly young students behind barred windows, according to news reports citing local officials. Police said smoke inhalation killed the majority of the victims at the Islamic boys' school in Kuala Lumpur: 21 students and two teachers, Reuters reports . "The pupils all got locked in, and they couldn't escape and got burnt," Nadia Azalan, sister of a 13-year-old victim, told...

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Commerce – 19 year old William Baker has been arrested in Dallas for an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon warrant out of Commerce. The warrant was issued in connection with a shot fired through a second story unit of Mitchell Hall on the A&M-Commerce campus last week. University Police will pick Baker up from the Lew Sterret Justice Center sometime today. It was easy enough for Police to find Baker when he walked into a DPS office to renew his driver's license.

Hunt County – A school finance plan approved by the Texas House of Representatives would increase funding for school districts in Hunt County.

Click the link above to hear the full stroy from Brad Kellar.

Commerce – The A&M-Commerce basketball team moved up to number 5 in the last national poll of the season. The top seeded team in the NCAA Division 2 South Central regional that begins this weekend at the A&M-Commerce field house, the Lions moved up 3 spots in the final coaches' poll after winning the Lone Star Conference Championship. A&M-Commerce guard Jermart Miller was also named Co-player of the Year in the 2005 Daktronics ALL-South Central Regional Team announced yesterday.

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