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The Galveston County Daily News : Politics

April 20, 2014


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Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him.

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Sunday 04/20/2014
4-year-old half siblings die in overnight NYC fire
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 10:02 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say 4-year-old half siblings have died in an overnight fire at a home in New York City, and the twin of one of the children has survived.

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GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 10:02 am

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — Republicans are making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon — where a Republican hasn't been elected to a statewide office in more than a decade.

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Easter morning delivery for space station
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 9:07 am

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space station astronauts have received a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.

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NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 5:04 am

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.

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In Colorado, a pot holiday goes mainstream
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 5:04 am

DENVER (AP) — The 4/20 stoner holiday is going mainstream in Colorado.

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Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 4:02 am

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

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Saturday 04/19/2014
US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe
Updated: April 19, 2014 - 9:02 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Western official says the United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks.

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Mrs. Obama to appear on May episode of 'Nashville'
Updated: April 19, 2014 - 8:03 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is going a little bit country.

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