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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, October 22, 1999
Borrego named to Dean's List
Linda Borrego, Pecos, was named to the spring semester Dean's List at Sul
Ross State University.
Borrego compiled a 4.0 grade point average.
Over 260 students were named to the spring semester Dean's List. Undergraduate
students enrolled for 12 or more semester hours who maintain a grade point
average of 3.3 or better are eligible for the Dean's List. Graduate hours
are not included in Dean's List computations.
Booster club plans meeting
The Pecos Athletic Booster Club will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 25, in
the Pecos High School Cafeteria.
New members are welcome and everyone is encouraged to attend.
Rett syndrome found
The discovery of the defective gene that causes Rett syndrome could help
researchers develop a test to diagnose the disorder earlier.
Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi of Houston's Baylor College of Medicine and Dr. Uta
Francke of Stanford University School of Medicine collaborated for the
past five years to find the gene. They traced the cause of Rett syndrome
to a defect on the MECP2 gene on the X chromosome.
Rett syndrome is a neuro-developmental disorder that affects one in
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