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The Galveston County Daily News : AP

September 1, 2014

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Jerry Jones: Cowboys looking at 'uphill battle'

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jerry Jones opened training camp with stories about how young his Dallas Cowboys were. He told a few thousand fans at the kickoff luncheon that many of those players faced an "uphill battle."

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Portland police shoot suspected carjacker by I-84
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 6:03 pm

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A police officer shot a man who was pointing a gun at passing cars on an Interstate 84 off-ramp, and the ensuing standoff with the wounded suspect led to a long Labor Day closure of the freeway.

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McDaniel delays announcement on election lawsuit
Posted: September 01, 2014

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel will take at least one extra day to decide whether to try to revive his lawsuit that challenged his Republican primary loss to Sen. Thad Cochran.

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Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank
Posted: September 01, 2014

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk picked up the biggest victory of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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New bar for Texas education deadline postponed
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 6:00 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas education officials have given schools five more years for students to meet more rigorous standards before entering high school, according to a Texas Education Agency report released Aug. 21.

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Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 6:03 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization."

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17-year-old cousin arrested in Dallas girl's death
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 6:00 pm

DALLAS (AP) — The 17-year-old cousin of a Dallas girl whose body was found in a vacant apartment was arrested on a capital murder charge Monday in her death, police said.

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Louisiana following judge's order on abortion law
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 6:03 pm

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana health department will follow a federal judge's order and refrain from immediately penalizing doctors who are trying to comply with a new abortion law that requires them to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital, a spokeswoman said Monday.

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Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia
Posted: September 01, 2014

Spain beat Brazil in a battle of unbeatens to take the lead in Group A, while Greece also improved to 3-0 in a Group B that Senegal shook up with the big upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup.

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