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  1. Suicide spike boosts oversight of California women's prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after a federal judge in Texas... The U.S. Justice Department says problems have been fixed that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded ...

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  2. Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cashRead the original story

    3 min ago | WHDH

    It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks. New York hedge fund magnate Robert Mercer's $11 million gift to a group backing the Texas Republican's White House bid put him atop a tiny group of millionaires and billionaires whose contributions already dwarf those made by the tens of thousands of people who have given to their favorite presidential candidate.

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  3. Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest once warned for conductRead the original story

    3 min ago | Central Ohio

    The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to his personnel file. Bland, a 28-year-old Chicago-area woman, was found dead in her Waller County jail cell in Hempstead, about 200 miles south of Dallas, on July 13, three days after her arrest.

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  4. Challenged Vetoes Leave $200 Million in LimboRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Gilmer Mirror

    ... and possibly unconstitutional actions deeply worrisome." Abbott vetoed $5 million in funding for University of Texas at Austin's Center for Identity, which studies identity security and privacy issues. Most of the center's budget last academic year ...

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  5. DPS Trooper Warned in 2014 of "Unprofessional Conduct"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Gilmer Mirror

    The Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who arrested Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman who was found hanged three days later in the Waller County Jail, was warned about his "unprofessional conduct" in 2014 while he was still a probationary trooper, according to his personnel file. The agency released the personnel file late Friday for Trooper Brian Encinia, who stopped Bland for an improper lane change outside Prairie View A&M University on July 10. Three days later, she was found dead in the Waller County Jail.

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  6. NBA's current, former stars put on show in Africa exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | CBS Atlanta

    The NBA is in Af... The U.S. Justice Department says problems have been fixed that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after a federal judge in Texas... The U.S. Justice Department says problems have been fixed that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after a federal judge in Texas had put... A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women's prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase.

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  7. Victim identified in fatal 'Texas' fireworks explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Amarillo.com

    ... call at the Pioneer Amphitheatre. The explosion occurred in two storage facilities in which fireworks for the musical "Texas" were stored. Trueblood, a stage manager for the production, was taking inventory at the time of the explosion, Deputy Danny ...

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  8. Transform your backyard patio into a prime perch for relaxing and entertainingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | CultureMap

    ... solution can usually be used safely to remove discoloration. 4. Comfort is key Staying cool can be a challenge in our Texas heat, so things like outdoor water misters around a patio ceiling perimeter or ceiling fans can help tremendously. Depending ...

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  9. Best late night eats, luckiest homebuyers and America's top...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | CultureMap

    Whether you're looking for Mexican fare, burgers, diner food or ramen, our list of the city's best late night food options will leave your mouth watering, no matter the hour. 2. Texas favorite wins best burger in America in national contest and we're not surprised .

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  10. Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Was Previously Warned About 'Unprofessional Conduct'Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Time

    The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to his personnel file. Bland, a 28-year-old Chicago-area woman, was found dead in her Waller County jail cell in Hempstead, about 200 miles south of Dallas, on July 13, three days after her arrest.

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  11. Texas man shoots armadillo, ricochet hits him in the faceRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... rolls up into a ball small enough to fit into one hand, looking like a tan soccer ball. (Silvia Izquierdo/AP) An East Texas man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face, the ...

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  12. Suicide spike boosts oversight of California women's prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after a federal judge in Texas... The U.S. Justice Department says problems have been fixed that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded ...

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  13. Do preseason predictions even matter?Read the original story

    30 min ago | Bring On The Cats

    We count down the days to kickoff with BracketCat's roster countdown, now up to #36 walk-on linebacker Logan Thompson , a 2013 Kansas Shrine Bowl selection. In the latest installment of the 2015 Early Opponent Preview , KSUEMAW! takes a closer look at "silent but Strong" Texas.

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  14. The Latest: Mourners arrive for funeral of Bobbi KristinaRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after a federal judge in Texas... The U.S. Justice Department says problems have been fixed that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded ...

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  15. Leonardo Macarse Rivera, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Potomac Local

    Leonardo, more familiarly known as "Leo" or "Boy" to his Filipino family and friends, moved to the United States in 1977, settling in Houston, Texas where he worked as a Respiratory Therapist at St. Luke's and Texas Children's Hospital. Highly respected in his profession, Leo enjoyed being able to work with people and especially the children.

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  16. Mitchell starts for Yanks against White SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | YESNetwork

    ... efforts as these clubs continue a three-game series in Chicago. The slugger went deep twice in Thursday's 7-6 loss at Texas and did so again Friday, including a grand slam, as New York (58-44) built a six-run lead after two innings and cruised to a ...

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  17. 16 trades ahead of MLB deadllineRead the original story

    43 min ago | The Robesonian

    The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas. Sixteen trades were made Friday ahead of the annual deadline for deals without waivers, but San Diego was among the buyers, not the sellers, to the surprise of some.

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  18. Money talking loudly: A guide to the super PACsRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... provided by the groups and their official filings with the Federal Election Commission. A super PAC aiming to help Texas Sen. Ted Cruz win the Republican presidential nomination raised from a single donor nearly as much as the candidate's formal ...

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  19. Raissman: A-Rod joining Fox Sports is possible this OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | New York Daily News

    Industry sources say contact was made between A-Rod's representatives and Fox Sports executives for a preliminary discussion about the possibility of Rodriguez becoming involved in the Foxies postseason coverage. Furthermore, the sources say, contact has also been established between A-Rod's camp and baseball's other network partners involved in the postseason to discuss a possible gig.

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  20. CMS Accepts Good Shepherd Medical Center's RequestRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | KYTX-TV News

    ... committed to building a sustainable future of providing quality health care for the people of Gregg County and East Texas," said Altmiller. In Gregg County, Good Shepherd is the only non-profit hospital and provides a substantial amount of uninsured ...

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