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The Galveston County Daily News : Nation

October 2, 2014

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California community reels after mayor shot dead

BELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) — She was his high school sweetheart and wife of 28 years. He was mayor of the modest Los Angeles suburb where they moved and had two kids just after they were married.

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Man gets 30-year term for Oregon bomb plot
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 5:01 am

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One thousand, four hundred and six days after he screamed "God is great" while police officers dragged him into a waiting van, a young Somali American was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb.

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Missing-student suspect due in Virginia court
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 5:01 am

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia student is due in court on reckless driving charges.

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Quotations in the News
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 5:01 am

"That's how we're going to break the chain of transmission, and that's where our focus has to be." — Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on how federal health officials will monitor people who have come into contact with an airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. every day for the next three weeks, the incubation period for the virus.

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Timeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 3:05 am

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia to Dallas, where he is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Key dates in the case:

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Episcopalians battle behind walls of NYC seminary
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 5:01 am

NEW YORK (AP) — The lid has been lifted on a fierce internal battle at the nation's oldest Episcopal seminary, which has lost most of its faculty over what they say is their dean's intimidating, disrespectful leadership.

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Sullivan grilled during fisheries debate in Alaska
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 5:01 am

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan was grilled on his positions on fishing issues during a debate Wednesday night with Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in one of the largest fishing ports in the U.S.

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Potato harvest schools Maine teens in hard work
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 3:05 am

BLAINE, Maine (AP) — In the gentle hills of northern Maine, far from the rocky coastline and lighthouses, teenagers trade warm classrooms for cold potato fields every fall, just as they have for generations.

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A look at changes in college prep history courses
Posted: October 02, 2014

DENVER (AP) — Colorado students and teachers are protesting a school board's attempt to change the new way some history college prep classes are being taught and tested.

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