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Texas Coverage 7.26

Officials from Texas A&M will not be disciplined after all, for the 1999 bonfire accident that killed 12 students and injured 27 others. The State Board of Engineers and the university came to an agreement on Friday. As part of that deal, a licensed professional engineer will be required to design and oversee any future bonfires for the university. The annual fire has been put on hold since the November 18th 1999 log stack collapse.

A Houston area woman is free on $30,000 bond Friday after she was charged with the murder of her husband on Thursday. Police say she ran over him three times and left her Mercedes Benz parked on top of his body while the man's 16-year old daughter was in the car. Witnesses say the couple had a loud argument and the woman suspected her husband of 10 years was cheating on her.

Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused a small plane to lose its landing gear as it landed at a Houston airport early Friday morning. Officials say smoke was seen coming from the plane as it approached the runway. The plane skidded across the runway after the wheels of its landing gear collapsed. The smoke coming from the plane was quickly contained. Fire officials say the pilot and the passenger were not injured.

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