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The Galveston County Daily News : Nation

October 23, 2014

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USDA brings indoor plumbing to Alaska village

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to rural water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Thursday 10/23/2014
Denver teens' travel stirs terror appeal concerns
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 5:01 am

DENVER (AP) — The case of three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about the use of social media by terror groups to recruit people inside the United States, experts said Wednesday.

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Disqualified tribal candidate persists in campaign
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 5:01 am

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race is holding out hope that election officials and tribal lawmakers will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot, despite the long odds.

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PTSD argued in case of Marine jailed in Mexico
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 3:01 am

SAN DIEGO (AP) — There's no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal.

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Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 3:01 am

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Investigators are using the cellphone records of an Indiana man already charged in the slayings of two women to pinpoint his movements after he told police he liked to check on the status of bodies he'd previously stashed after a fresh kill, authorities said.

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AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 3:01 am

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.

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Wednesday 10/22/2014
Chicago jail escapee sentenced to 36 years
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 2:04 am

CHICAGO (AP) — A bank robber who escaped from Chicago's high-rise Metropolitan Correctional Center has been sentenced to 36 years in prison.

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NY governor hopefuls debate economy, leadership
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 2:04 am

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption Wednesday while two third-party candidates worked to get traction in the only scheduled debate in the governor's race.

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Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 5:01 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.

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