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The Galveston County Daily News : Politics

July 23, 2014

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Federal judge to rule on Colorado gay marriage ban

DENVER (AP) — A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Arrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings
Posted: July 23, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did the suspects get the gun that authorities say they used to kill a university police officer?

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Police custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 2:01 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Garner, who died in police custody last week after he was put in an apparent chokehold, was suspected of committing the relatively minor crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes on the street.

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AP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts
Posted: July 23, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said.

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Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 2:01 am

CINCINNATI (AP) — National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U.S. cities during a conference this week that will draw some top Democratic and Republican politicians courting minority support.

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Opening statements set in porch shooting trial
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 2:01 am

DETROIT (AP) — After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 2:01 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.

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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 1:00 am

ATLANTA (AP) — Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.

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CEO: Clippers coach to quit if Sterling stays
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 1:00 am

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.

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