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The Galveston County Daily News : Texas

October 24, 2014

Texas

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Police: Houston man rapes teenage girl, toddler

HOUSTON (AP) — A registered sex offender in Houston is charged with raping a 14-year-old girl and a 2-year-old girl and infecting them with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

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Texas man gets 60 years in child sex abuse case
Posted: October 24, 2014

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old relative.

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West Texas pit bull recovering after attack
Posted: October 24, 2014

BROWNWOOD, Texas (AP) — A West Texas pit bull is recovering after police say its owner tried to kill it with a knife and hammer.

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Texas man gets 50 years for scalding child
Posted: October 24, 2014

TYLER, Texas (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for forcing a 2-year-old boy into scalding water because the child urinated on himself.

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Body of 2nd worker recovered at El Paso plant
Posted: October 24, 2014

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — El Paso firefighters have recovered the body of a second man who died in an accident at a wastewater treatment plant.

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Report: Texas caseworkers didn't follow protocols
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 5:01 am

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Texas inspector general has found that four Child Protective Services workers failed to follow protocols in the case of an 8-year-old girl who died under their watch.

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Official cites 'epidemic of fear' in US
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 5:01 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The likelihood of a significant outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. is remote, in the view of a top Health and Human Services official who is assuring lawmakers that government agencies are preparing for any contingency.

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Houston's Ryan Fitzpatrick says he can 'do better'
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 5:01 am

HOUSTON (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick isn't playing the way he wants to and knows he has to improve to help the Houston Texans get back on track after three straight losses.

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Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 4:02 am

DALLAS (AP) — In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas.

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