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The Galveston County Daily News : Texas

January 30, 2015

Texas

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Texas couple sentenced to prison for stealing mail

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) — A judge has sentenced two people each to at least two years in prison for stealing mail from North Texas residents.

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Jury finds Port Arthur man guilty of murder in 2007 shooting
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 3:01 am

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — A jury has found a South Texas man guilty of fatally shooting a man in 2007 for having an alleged affair with his fiancée.

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Waco band teacher accused of having sex with student
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 3:01 am

WACO, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas band teacher is facing criminal charges after authorities say he had a sexual relationship with a female student.

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Travis County constable fatally shoots dog in Austin
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 3:01 am

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Officials say a Travis County constable fatally shot a dog in Austin after it lunged at him.

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Police: Fort Worth officer shot, suspect killed
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 3:01 am

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth police say that after an officer responding to a call at a home was shot, other officers returned fire, killing the shooter.

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George P Bush headlines Texas Capitol school choice rally
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 3:01 am

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — New Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is leading a rally supporting "school choice," or calls to expand voucher programs and charter schools statewide.

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Thursday 01/29/2015
Stars beat Senators 6-3 in Spezza's return to Ottawa
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 2:05 am

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jason Spezza's emotional night turned into a winning performance for the Dallas Stars.

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Parents address school board members over underwear check
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 2:05 am

GUSTINE, Texas (AP) — Members of the school board in the North Texas town of Gustine heard from concerned parents after about two dozen elementary school students had to pull their pants down after feces were found on a gym floor.

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Hunter scores 22, UTEP holds off UAB 71-69
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 2:05 am

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Vince Hunter scored 22 points and UTEP outscored UAB by 17 at the free throw line on Thursday for a 71-69 win that knocked the Blazers out of a three-way tie on top of the Conference USA standings.

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