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The Galveston County Daily News : Politics

October 24, 2014

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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.

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Officer critical but stable after hatchet attack
Posted: October 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday.

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Tornado rips roofs in Washington state
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 8:00 am

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A rare tornado ripped roofs off buildings, uprooted trees and shattered windows Thursday afternoon in the southwest Washington city of Longview, but there were no reports of injuries.

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 7:02 am

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.

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Analysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 7:02 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, offshore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado.

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As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 7:02 am

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.

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US officials see signs of new life in Iraqi army
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 7:02 am

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say.

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FACT CHECK: Making 97 percent a failing grade
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 7:02 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republicans trying to take back control of the U.S. Senate are working hard to sear one big number into the brains of voters from Alaska to Arkansas: 90 percent. Or 95 percent. Or 97 percent.

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California startup unveils gun technology for cops
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 7:02 am

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.

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