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The Galveston County Daily News : Nation

October 30, 2014

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Pair convicted in secret $1.6 M Navy silencer deal

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A senior Navy intelligence official and a California race-car mechanic were convicted in federal court for their roles in pushing through a secret Navy contract to build hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers for an unspecified, classified program.

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Funerals set for Washington school shooter, victim
Posted: October 30, 2014

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Memorial services have been set for the 15-year-old gunman and a victim of the school shooting in Washington state.

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Harold Gary Morse, developer of The Villages, dies
Posted: October 30, 2014

THE VILLAGES, Fla. (AP) — Harold Gary Morse, the developer of one of the world's largest retirement communities, has died. He was 77.

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Small plane crashes into Kansas airport building
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane that reported losing engine power has crashed into a building at a Kansas airport, sending up huge plumes of black smoke that can be seen for miles around the city.

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Prosecutor: Grand jury tweet in Brown case hacked
Posted: October 30, 2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says a tweet suggesting insider information on the grand jury investigating the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown was the result of someone hacking a woman's Twitter account.

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Rand Paul to campaign for McConnell on Monday
Posted: October 30, 2014

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will campaign with Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell on the day before Kentucky's pivotal Senate election.

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Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — There won't be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for a suspect accused of killing a state trooper.

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10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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Police: Suspected NC court gunman turns himself in
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police say the suspected gunman in a North Carolina courthouse shooting has turned himself in.

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