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The Galveston County Daily News : Nation

August 22, 2014

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Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

NEW YORK (AP) — John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday.

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Fort Hood officer to face trial by court martial
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 8:00 pm

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A noncommissioned sexual abuse prevention officer at Fort Hood accused of operating a prostitution ring will be court martialed, the central Texas Army base said Friday.

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Police: Woman with fake baby cited for trespassing
Posted: August 22, 2014

MERCED, Calif. (AP) — Police say they're investigating why a woman tried to enter the maternity ward at a Central California hospital carrying a doll that looked like a living baby.

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9/11 relatives to get second shot at scholarships
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 8:00 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will get a second chance to apply for college scholarships under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown after investigations found that the state mishandled the program.

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Rain turns Washington fire scars into muddy rivers
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 8:00 pm

TWISP, Wash. (AP) — A highway in central Washington remained closed on Friday after heavy rains unleashed mudslides that washed down hillsides left barren by wildfires.

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Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers seek dismissal
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 8:00 pm

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are asking a judge to dismiss indictments and put proceedings in the case on hold over concerns about the jury selection process in federal court.

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New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 8:00 pm

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if the grand jury now considering the case doesn't return a charge against the officer?

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Governors: Deal imminent in supermarket feud
Posted: August 22, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they're optimistic the long-running dispute that has hobbled a New England supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell the company to its ousted CEO.

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3 bodies recovered from Mount Rainier identified
Posted: August 22, 2014

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Pierce County medical examiner has identified the bodies of three climbers recovered this week from Mount Rainier. They were part of a party of six who vanished on the Washington state peak last May.

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