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The Galveston County Daily News: Houston

December 2, 2016

Houston

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3 charged with murder in shooting of 4-year-old Houston girl

HOUSTON (AP) — Three teenagers have been charged with capital murder, accused of fatally shooting a 4-year-old Houston-area girl while they tried to rob her mother as the family unloaded groceries in the parking lot of their apartment complex.

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Friday 12/02/2016
US rig count up 4 this week to 597; Texas adds 7
Posted: December 02, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by four this week to 597.

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Ex-Houston police officer charged in murder-for-hire plot
Posted: December 02, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston police officer is accused of organizing a murder-for-hire plot targeting his estranged wife and another woman.

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Thursday 12/01/2016
Family Feud: Maras-Rooneys, better known as Giants-Steelers
Posted: December 01, 2016

The Giants vs. the Steelers. Or sometimes referred to as the Maras against the Rooneys for their family business roots.

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Family pushes for cyberbullying laws after teen's suicide
Posted: December 01, 2016

TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) — Family members of a Houston-area high school student who killed herself are rallying for tighter laws against cyberbullying.

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Texas mayor wants to fire manager who lead Joplin recovery
Posted: December 01, 2016

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area mayor wants to fire a city manager who previously was dismissed as the top administrator in Joplin, Missouri, over the botched redevelopment of Joplin in the wake of a devastating tornado.

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Feds to tour Texas over barriers to special education access
Posted: December 01, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education plans to send officials to tour Texas and take public comment on the state reportedly capping student enrollment in special education.

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Mobile clinic helps cancer patients, others in South Texas
Posted: December 01, 2016

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Many of the patients who come to Paul Toscano's free mobile clinic are jobless.

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Wednesday 11/30/2016
Acevedo confirmed Houston police chief, Pena as fire chief
Posted: November 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Former Austin police chief Art Acevedo has been confirmed as Houston's new police chief, while El Paso Fire Chief Samuel Pena has been confirmed as Houston's new fire chief.

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McKinney's work shines for Houston Texans
Posted: November 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Benardrick McKinney is often overshadowed on a Houston defense filled with first-round picks.

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