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Justice Department Warns 'Sanctuary Cities,' With Grant Money At Risk

Updated at 7:15 p.m. ET. The U.S. Justice Department has escalated its approach to so-called sanctuary cities, writing at least eight jurisdictions Friday to put them on notice they could be failing to cooperate with immigration authorities. Alan Hanson, the acting assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's grant-making arm, warned the cities that they're required to submit proof that they comply with federal immigration law. "Failure to comply with this condition could result in...

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College Station – A public hearing to discuss a proposed tuition increase for the Texas A&M University system is scheduled for this Thursday in College Station. The increase could be as much as four dollars per semester credit hour. The meeting is scheduled for 10 am this Thursday on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. For more information, call 979 845-9600.

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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