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The Galveston County Daily News : Texas

August 29, 2014

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Texas Tech extends Kingsbury through 2020

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has extended football coach Kliff Kingsbury's contract for three seasons through 2020.

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Texas Tech QB Webb wants to have fun against UCA
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 9:00 pm

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury announced his starting quarterback early and has been impressed with the maturation and confidence of sophomore Davis Webb.

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Texans coach O'Brien plans to keep 3 QBs on roster
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 9:00 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Friday that he still doesn't know who will be his team's backup quarterback.

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2 Guard troops along border getting financial help
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 9:01 pm

PHARR, Texas (AP) — At least two Texas National Guard troops are in need of financial assistance after being sent to the Texas-Mexico border in response to a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally, officials said Friday.

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Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 9:01 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics statewide in a victory for opponents of tough new anti-abortion laws sweeping across the U.S.

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Woman who drank toxic tea hopes restaurants reform
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 9:01 pm

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals spoke publicly for the first time on Friday, describing the incident that she hopes is a wake-up call for restaurants.

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Health device firm's ex-execs sentenced for fraud
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 8:02 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The former top two executives of an Austin medical device company have received long prison sentences for participating in a scheme that defrauded shareholders and investors out of more than $750 million.

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Perry, Paul bash Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 8:02 pm

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky pounced Friday on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq — but other potential Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls laid off as they wowed the crowd at an influential conservative gathering.

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Rangers place Adduci on concussion list
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 8:02 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers have placed first baseman/outfielder Jim Adduci on the seven-day concussion list and purchased the contract of infielder/outfielder Ryan Rua from Triple-A Round Rock.

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