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city (1990 pop. 55,002), seat of Brazos co., E central Tex.; inc. 1872. Settled in the early 19th cent. in an area of large plantations, Bryan was long a cotton center. Farms still produce agricultural goods, and manufactures include building materials, furniture, and electronic, office, and laboratory equipment. The economy, however, is primarily tied to education and research. The Research and Development Center of Texas A&M Univ. and the Agricultural Experimental Station are in Bryan, and College Station border Bryan on the southeast.
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I got you two designer purses," Bryan joked as he carried the kangaroos to his blindfolded wife.
Bryan signed for Birmingham City in January 1956 and made exactly 100 league appearances for them.
Now led by members of the founding family's fourth and fifth generations--brothers Tom and David Bryan, cousin Matt Bryan, and Tom's son Justin Bryan--BMG has grown on the strength of the Frank Bryan and Quality Concrete brands, plus Pittsburgh-centered aggregate dredging and depot assets acquired in the mid-1990s from Dravo Inc.
Bryan died at a care home in Johannesburg on Monday aged 77.
Langenberg to hospitalize Bryan absent any indication of dehydration, was on re-direct examination.
Bryan became a fellow at the organisation's annual lunch at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel, London.
Bryan opened the cage, and Patch crawled into his lap, licking his fingers and rolling over for his belly rub.
Through it all, Bryan remained ambitious and devout, both as a Presbyterian and a Democrat, but his tight grasp on these values, as Leinwand sees it, proved limiting.
We came home from Europe without a title," Bob Bryan said.
COWBOY Bryan Eubanks has a lucky escape after a bull throws him off during a rodeo demonstration - then jumps on top of him.