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The Galveston County Daily News : Politics

October 20, 2014

Politics

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Lawyers due in court in marathon bombing case

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court for a status conference.

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Monday 10/20/2014
Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 3:02 am

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dollars. They also are among the nation's lowest performing.

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Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 3:02 am

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — On a desert outpost miles from the closest paved road, Navajo students at the Little Singer Community School gleefully taste traditional fry bread during the school's heritage week.

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Clinics say not best place to check for Ebola
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 3:02 am

When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent care clinic.

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Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 3:02 am

DALLAS (AP) — Ebola fears began to ease for some Monday as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship scare ended with the boat returning to port and a lab worker on board testing negative for the virus.

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Sunday 10/19/2014
Ana downgraded to tropical storm; Hawaii relaxes
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 3:02 am

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which was downgraded by late afternoon into a tropical storm.

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Kerry seeks Asia's help in anti-Islamic State push
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 3:02 am

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Indonesia for a brief visit aimed at building Asian support for the fights against Islamic State extremists and the deadly Ebola virus.

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US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 1:03 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

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At rallies, Obama casts 2014 as key for his legacy
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 12:00 am

CHICAGO (AP) — Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats' success in this year's midterm elections as a chance to further the policies he's fought for in the White House. "Don't give up now," he said. "Not after we've made this much progress."

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