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The Galveston County Daily News : Politics

October 31, 2014

Politics

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Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends.

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Language fluency case back before Navajo court
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 7:02 am

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation's highest court is taking up a request Friday to hold election officials in contempt for not removing a disqualified candidate from the ballot.

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San Francisco to mark World Series win with parade
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 7:02 am

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco parade featuring double-decker buses for the players and floats of the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Illinois Dems dig deep to keep governor's office
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 6:07 am

CHICAGO (AP) — At first blush, Illinois would seem to be a lock for an incumbent Democratic governor: The population leans left. Democrats control most of state government, and this year's race is likely to turn on the Chicago area, one of the few places President Barack Obama can still bring large crowds to their feet.

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Landrieu revisits Hurricane Katrina in Senate race
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 6:07 am

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Six years ago, Sen. Mary Landrieu's effort to draw billions of dollars in federal disaster aid to Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina helped keep her in office for a third Senate term.

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TV space for campaign ads hard to find this late
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 6:07 am

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station — and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded.

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Hillary Clinton praises possible primary rivals
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 6:07 am

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — When it comes to potential Democratic primary rivals, Hillary Rodham Clinton is displaying a light touch.

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Captured: manhunt ends for trooper ambush suspect
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 6:07 am

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa (AP) — They searched for him in impenetrable woods and forbidding caves, in schools and vacation homes and even in a roadside clothing donation bin, all the while hoping that ambush suspect Eric Frein wouldn't take a potshot at them from some unseen, distant perch.

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A look at Ebola guidelines in some states
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 6:07 am

States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for containing the deadly Ebola virus.

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