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April, 1997 Archive

New Texas A&M Arena Rising Despite Construction Accident, Money Dispute


College Station, Texas It is a 15-year-old vision: an arena so big that students could invite twice as many relatives and friends to graduation, rock stars would come to town and athletes no longer would feel as if they were playing in a high school gym. It took years for Read More

Man Knocked Off Top of Structure


It is reported that Christopher Garris died April 8, 1997, a day after he was injured while sandblasting aboard a ship at Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corp. He was knocked off the top of a silo by a crane and fell 30 feet to the deck. According to witnesses, he Read More