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  1. Likes her ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Manchester Journal

    I support Mary Barrosse-Schwartz, the Democratic candidate for the Vermont House of Representatives. Her recent column in the Manchester Journal brings to the voters a breath of fresh air in detailing clearly and with passion her ideas to improve the lives of those who live in this region.

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  2. Likes her ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Manchester Journal

    I support Mary Barrosse-Schwartz, the Democratic candidate for the Vermont House of Representatives. Her recent column in the Manchester Journal brings to the voters a breath of fresh air in detailing clearly and with passion her ideas to improve the lives of those who live in this region.

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  3. Japan seeks stronger Houston energy partnership, with LNG exports and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Nozomu Takaoka has only been in Houston for a year, but the consul-general of Japan sees a growing partnership between his nation and the energy capital of the world through liquefied natural gas exports and much more. Takaoka said he sees the Houston area helping Japan's energy needs through LNG exports, while more Japanese companies are continuing to invest in the North American shale boom and the upcoming petrochemical and manufacturing booms.

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  4. U.S. House adopts Gerlach's pro-Ukraine resolutionRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Lebanon Daily News

    A resolution sponsored by Congressman Jim Gerlach expressing support for the Ukraine in its struggle with Russia passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday. House Resolution 726 passed by a unanimous voice vote after Gerlach, co-chairman of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, gave an impassioned speech on the House floor.

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  5. City unveiling statue of wrongly accused manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    "He would send us letters, telling us what classes to take, telling us to look out for a subscription to Money magazine he was sending us," brother Cory Session remembers. Cole was a student at Texas Tech when he was convicted and sentenced to 25 years in prison for the 1985 rape of 20-year-old Michele Mallin.

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  6. Tim Cole statue unveiled after Texas leaders praise first man posthumously exoneratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Updated at 3:10 p.m.: A statue honoring Tim Cole was unveiled shortly after 3 p.m. during a ceremony at a memorial park at 19th Street and University Avenue. Gov. Rick Perry, Attorney General Greg Abbott, state Sen. Wendy Davis, state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte and state Rep. Rafael Anchia addressed a crowd of hundreds during the ceremony.

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  7. Texas lawmakers look for new ways to fund highwaysTexas lawmakers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KHOU-TV Houston

    Texas lawmakers look for new ways to fund highways Texas lawmakers look for new ways to fund highway Check out this story on KHOU.com: Proposition 1, a constitutional amendment on the statewide ballot this fall, could contribute $1.7 billion in additional funding if approved by voters Traffic crawls along highway 59 northbound as residents try to flee in front of Hurricane Rita September 22, 2005 in Houston, Texas. Traffic was backed up for miles leaving the city for two days causing many vehicles to break down and run out of gas.

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  8. Diversity concern stalls electronic toll contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Shirley Oracle

    Amid concerns about the state EZPass contractor's commitment to supplier diversity, the Massachusetts Transportation Board on Wednesday tabled discussion of a $205 million 10-year contract for the company to run planned all-electronic tolls. TransCore L.P. currently runs the EZPass program with an office in Auburn, and state Highway Adminisrator Frank DePaola said the company was selected out of a field of four bidders to operate the new tolls that will bill cars directly through transponders or mailings.

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  9. Jesse Walker on the ISIS ConspiraciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    The first ingredient was a sudden influx of immigrants over the southern border. The second was a war on the other side of the world, putting Americans on the alert for foreign plots.

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  10. Sixth Texas woman to face executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KGNS-TV Laredo

    A 38-year-old Arlington woman is scheduled to be executed in Texas on Wednesday for the starvation death of her girlfriend's son, Davontae Marcel Williams. Lisa Ann Coleman would be the the sixth woman - and 517th person - to be executed in the state since 1982, the year Texas reinstated the death penalty following a 1976 Supreme Court decision that allowed states to resume capital punishment.

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  11. Republicans Are Worried About ISIS Fighters Coming Through Mexico....Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Journal

    FBI Director James Comey talks with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and National Counterterrorism Center Director Matthew Olsen as they testify before the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday. Last week, President Obama said that U.S. intelligence agencies have not detected any plots by Islamic State militants to stage an attack on U.S. soil.

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  12. Why the Debate Over U.S. LNG Exports Has Been WonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    The debate over natural gas exports appears to be over. On September 10, the U.S. Department of Energy approved two more export terminals for liquefied natural gas and it barely made any news.

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  13. Homefront TR police chief starts community initiative focusing on internal drug trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Countywide

    Three Rivers Police Chief Vance Roberts displays the large amount of drug contraband that has been seized by his officers recently. This methamphetamine, K2, and drug paraphernalia was taken from suspects during a flurry of drug arrests prompted by a new Three Rivers-centric focus on drug trafficking, the chief explained.

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  14. Texas Gov. Rick Perry criticizes Mexico border 'failure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | El Paso Times

    In a sharp criticism of Mexico's "failure" on immigration and crime policies, Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday invited President Enrique Pena Nieto to visit his state and observe law enforcement efforts on the U.S. side of the border. Pena Nieto recently criticized Perry's highly-publicized deployment of National Guard troops to the border as "unpleasant" and "reprehensible."

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  15. House expected to approve arming Syrian rebels to fight Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | UPI

    The House of Representatives is expected to vote to arm Syrian rebels to help combat Islamic State militants, a rare instance in which Republicans are more supportive of President Obama 's plan than Democrats. Lawmakers will vote Wednesday on a measure to attach an amendment to the spending bill that will keep the government running into December, and Republican leaders have signaled their willingness to back the plan.

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  16. Perry Urges Mexican President to Visit Texas, See Guard at WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Texas Tribune

    Texas Governor Rick Perry, flaned by Adjutant General John Nichols, l, and DPS Director Steve McCraw, talks to National Guard troops at Camp Swift on August 13, 2014. Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday invited Mexican President Enrique Pea Nieto to witness for himself the operations of the National Guard patrolling the Texas side of the Rio Grande.

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  17. DUI enforcement planned in York, Adams countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Evening Sun

    A sobriety checkpoint will be held in Adams County and a roving DUI patrol will be conducted in York County during the upcoming weekend as part of the Center for Traffic Safety's Sobriety Checkpoint and Expanded DUI/Underage Drinking Enforcement Program. The enhanced DUI enforcement operations will both be held sometime between 6 p.m. on Friday and 6 p.m. on Sunday.

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  18. Maverick Arms expandsRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Wilson County News

    Post a comment AUSTIN -- Gov. Rick Perry has announced a Texas Enterprise Fund investment of $300,000 for Maverick Arms Inc., a firearms company specializing in shotguns. The company has announced plans to expand its Eagle Pass manufacturing facility, creating 50 new jobs and $3.4 million in capital investment.

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  19. Texas Gov. Perry Criticizes Mexico Border "Failure"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    In a sharp criticism of Mexico's "failure" on immigration and crime policies, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has invited President Enrique Pena Nieto to visit his state and observe law enforcement efforts on the U.S. side of the border. Perry, mulling running for president in 2016, fired back Wednesday with a letter to Pena Nieto saying Mexico isn't doing enough to control immigration along its southern border with Central America.

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  20. Lubbock, Texas, unveiling statue of man who wouldn't take 'freedom on the cheap'Read the original story

    Wednesday | WICU12 Erie

    "He would send us letters, telling us what classes to take, telling us to look out for a subscription to Money magazine he was sending us," brother Cory Session remembers. Cole was a student at Texas Tech when he was convicted and sentenced to 25 years in prison for the 1985 rape of 20-year-old Michele Mallin.

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