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The Galveston County Daily News : Texas

July 29, 2014

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Texas bingo operators win suit to lobby lawmakers

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling allows charitable bingo operators to use proceeds from their games to lobby Texas lawmakers on a variety of issues, including gambling.

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Jury again tries for verdict in Ventura libel case
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 1:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors have gone back to work at trying to reach a verdict in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.

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4 workers injured in Kansas oil refinery fire
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 1:02 pm

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Four workers at an oil refinery in southeast Kansas were burned Tuesday in an early morning fire, the Texas company said.

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Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
Posted: July 29, 2014

The Monitor of McAllen. July 21, 2014.

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New law speeds closure of troubled charter schools
Posted: July 29, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of troubled charter schools that are forced to close is accelerating because of a new state law that makes it easier to shutter poorly performing ones.

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Texas deputy injured in fatal shooting of suspect
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 1:02 pm

BLOOMBURG, Texas (AP) — An East Texas sheriff's deputy was trying to serve assault warrants issued more than 500 miles away in Ward County when he fatally shot the suspect.

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Dallas-bound jet returns to Omaha as precaution
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 1:02 pm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mechanics have been checking an American Airlines jet that made a precautionary landing in Omaha after crew members reported what smelled like an electrical fire in the cockpit.

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About 70K Austin utility residents wrongly billed
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 1:02 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — About 70,000 utility customers in Central Texas have been billed for water costs that were higher or lower than correct.

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Texas man arguing with wife drives car into home
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 1:02 pm

CEDAR HILL, Texas (AP) — Police in North Texas say they've arrested a man who became upset with his wife and drove his car into their home, trapping the woman in the rubble.

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