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Sophomore LHP Shane Sdao (38) reacts after a strikeout during Texas A&Ms game against Texas at Disch-Falk Field on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. (CJ Smith/The Battalion)
A Sunday salvage
May 12, 2024
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The Northgate district right adjacent to the Texas A&M campus houses a street of bars and other restaurants.  
Programs look to combat drunk driving
Alexia Serrata, JOUR 203 contributor • May 10, 2024
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Junior Mary Stoiana reacts during Texas A&M’s match against Oklahoma at the NCAA Women’s Tennis Regional at Mitchell Tennis Center on Sunday, May 5, 2024. (CJ Smith/The Battalion)
No. 13 A&M upsets No. 5 Virginia in dominant fashion, 4-1
Roman Arteaga, Sports Writer • May 17, 2024

No. 13 Texas A&M women’s tennis met Virginia in the quarterfinal of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, May 17 at the Greenwood Tennis Center...

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Beekeeper Shelby Dittman scoops bees back into their hive during a visit on Friday, April 5, 2024. (Kyle Heise/The Battalion)
Bee-hind the scenes
Shalina Sabih, Sports Writer • May 1, 2024

The speakers turn on. Static clicks. And a voice reads “Your starting lineup for the Texas A&M Aggies is …” Spectators hear that...

Kennedy White, 19, sits for a portrait in the sweats she wore the night of her alleged assault inside the Y.M.C.A building that holds Texas A&M’s Title IX offices in College Station, Texas on Feb. 16, 2024 (Ishika Samant/The Battalion).
'I was terrified'
April 25, 2024
Scenes from 74
Scenes from '74
April 25, 2024
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Farewell from the graduating Battalion staff of 2024
Farewell from the graduating Battalion staff of 2024
The Battalion May 4, 2024

Former Enron executives indicted for scam

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury on Wednesday handed up a 19-count indictment against two former mid-level Enron Corp. executives alleged to have used accounting tricks to generate $111 million in fake earnings from the bankrupt energy trader’s failed attempt to start an Internet movie-on-demand service.
The indictment mirrors criminal charges of securities fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy and lying to the FBI unsealed March 12 against Kevin Howard, 40, and Michael Krautz, 34. Both are free on $500,000 bond, and deny the charges. A pretrial hearing is set for July 1.
The charges stem from an attempt by Enron and the video chain Blockbuster Inc. to set up the video-on-demand business using broadband technology in a transaction dubbed “Braveheart.” At the time, Howard and Krautz worked for the now-defunct Enron Broadband Services unit. Prosecutors say Enron secretly promised profits from the deal to outside investors.

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