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  1. Poll: Hispanics unhappy with Trump but still learning about other GOP'ersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | CBS News

    The bombastic businessman Donald Trump has a poor reputation among U.S. Hispanics, according to a new poll , but there's still an opportunity for the other Republican 2016 candidates to make a positive impression. Of the roughly 650 Hispanics that Gallup has surveyed since early July, just 14 percent have said they view Trump favorably, while 65 percent said they view him unfavorably.

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  2. Comments: 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz , R-Texas, who has assiduously courted evangelicals throughout his presidential run, will take a lead role in the launch this week of an ambitious 50-state campaign to end taxpayer support for Planned Parenthood - a move that is likely to give the GOP candidate a major primary-season boost in the fierce battle for social-conservative and evangelical voters.

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  3. Rick Perry's campaign collapsing, top chairman quits over non-paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Examiner.com

    The chair of Rick Perry's Iowa campaign, Sam Clovis, is calling it quits. Clovis stepped down from his position on Monday, calling the former Texas governor a "remarkable" man in an interview with the Associated Press, which first reported the resig... When Rick Perry announced he was running for the Republican presidential nomination, the general consensus was that he wouldn't fair too well.

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  4. GraniteGeek: Just because it's a hole that sinks doesn't mean it's a sinkholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Concord Monitor

    Dave Brooks has written a science/tech column since 1991 - yes, that long - and has written this blog since 2006, keeping an eye on topics of geekish interest in and around New Hampshire, from software to sea level rise, population dynamics to printing . He moderates monthly Science Cafe NH discussions, beer in hand, and discusses the geek world regularly on New Hampshire Public Radio.

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  5. Ash Avenue bridge at Loop 289 closed to trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Texas Department of Transportation has closed the Ash Avenue bridge, at north Loop 289, to all traffic after being struck by a vehicle earlier today. No traffic is being allowed to travel on the bridge.

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  6. Lubbock Sen. Charles Perry appointed to Southwestern States Water CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    AUSTIN Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Senator Charles Perry and State Representative Lyle Larson to the Southwestern States Water Commission for terms set to expire on February 1, 2019 and February 1, 2017, respectively. The Commission will work with neighboring states to identify and develop sources and methods of augmenting water supplies on a regional basis after existing water supplies are fully committed.

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  7. Dallas Police Chief David Brown appoints new assistant chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas Police Chief David Brown officially replaced Assistant Chief Tom Lawrence, who self-demoted last week to lieutenant. Lawrence did not publicly comment on his departure from the command staff, which stunned officers and fellow commanders.

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  8. Rick Perry's Outside Money MachineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Left for dead earlier this month, the former governor's presidential campaign is lumbering along again-thanks to a trio of super PACs that may or may not be abiding by the law. On August 10, with the former Texas governor polling within the margin of error after an unremarkable performance at Fox News's so-called kiddie table debate in Cleveland, his campaign confirmed that it could no longer pay its staff .

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  9. Exclusive: Rick Perry Paying Staff AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Breitbart.com

    Good news for former Gov. Rick Perry : - the campaign has resumed paying some of its staff after financial issues forced them to freeze pay. As Breitbart News reported , news broke at the beginning of this month that the Perry campaign would be freezing campaign salaries to make sure sufficient funds remained to allow Perry to maintain his busy travel schedule to conservative events and early primary states.

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  10. $37 million PE program did little to curb obesity, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Chron

    Physical education grants that provided $37 million to high-poverty Texas public schools did little to reduce childhood obesity, a new study found. The program, which helped pay for new gym equipment at schools across Texas, did improve students' fitness.

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  11. Rick Perry's Iowa campaign manager, Sam Clovis, exitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | UPI

    The chairman of Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's campaign in Iowa announced his resignation Monday, another blow to the former Texas governor, who stopped paying staffers earlier in the month. Sam Clovis, a former U.S. Senate candidate and talk radio personality, said Perry is a "remarkable man" and wished him well on his 2016 election campaign, the Dallas Morning News reported .

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  12. Amanda Marcotte: Women don't need - protecting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Virginian-Pilot

    It's been a month since the antiabortion group Center for Medical Progress released an undercover video purporting to prove that Planned Parenthood is illegally selling fetal parts. The charge was complete nonsense, and mainstream media sources quickly debunked it.

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  13. Defending indefensible isn't cheapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | MySanAntonio.com

    Texas state Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa looks at maps on display iin 2013 prior to a Senate redistricting committee hearing. The state's cost of defending flawed redistricting plans has soared to almost $5 million.

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  14. Commissioners weigh half-cent road and bridge tax hike 34 minutes ago ...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    Bids ranged in price from about $575,000 to about $667,000. - Approved an agreement with Texas Department of Transportation to install memorial markers on Victoria County Veterans Memorial Highway.

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  15. Driverless truck meant to improve safety in work zonesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Washington Times

    Roving construction crews - the kind you see blacktopping a road, painting lines, inspecting a bridge or installing a traffic signal - are often protected from oncoming traffic by a specialized truck outfitted with a crash barrier. The crash trucks, fitted with a device called a truck-mounted attenuator, have been credited with saving lives.

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  16. Pat Robertson Blames Market Crash On Planned ParenthoodRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Switched

    Never mind China's stock market crash. Televangelist Pat Robertson proclaimed Monday that the massive Dow drop is actually divine retribution for the U.S. government supporting abortion access and funding Planned Parenthood.

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  17. Rick Perry's Iowa campaign chairman steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | CBS News

    Republican presidential candidate and former Texas Governor Rick Perry fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. "There are many people across the country who continue to work to elect Rick Perry as president," Perry spokeswoman Lucy Nashad told CBS News in a statement.

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  18. State's $37 million PE program did little to curb childhood obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Chron

    Daniel Salinas, right, jumps while warming up before physical education class at Booker T. Washington High School Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, in Houston. Enrollment at city's first African-American high school, with a renowned engineering program, has fallen to a historic low.

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  19. Perry campaign aims to rebootRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | CNN

    Former Texas Governor Rick Perry addresses the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference February 27 in National Harbor, Maryland. Former Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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  20. Get Ready for Frito-Lay's Next Chip Flavor ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Food Processing

    Given a green light from health officials in Alabama, Blue Bell Creameries has resumed ice cream shipments four months after listeria contamination halted sales and production. In a Facebook post on Tuesday , the Brenham, Texas-based company said: "Our trucks are on the road againa And yes, they are filled with Blue Bell Ice Cream! We'll let you know soon when and where you can find our products in stores."

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