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The Galveston County Daily News: AP

January 18, 2017

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3 men fined and lose hunting privileges for illegal hunting

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two men from Minnesota and one from Iowa have been fined and have lost hunting privileges for illegally hunting and killing deer in two northern Iowa counties.

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Fox hires British broadcast Kate Abdo as a soccer host
Posted: January 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After working for Fox Sports during the 2015 Women's World Cup, British broadcaster Kate Abdo is joining the network full-time as a soccer host.

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Florida city settles with 2 men injured in Zombicon shooting
Posted: January 18, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The city of Fort Myers, Florida, has settled lawsuits with two people who were wounded during a shooting at a Zombicom festival.

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Some Abilene students learn about aerospace technology
Posted: January 18, 2017

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — It's not just "3, 2, 1, blastoff" at the Academy of Technology, Engineering, Math & Science, though rocket science is among the school's offerings.

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Execution of Dallas-area real estate agent's killer reset
Posted: January 18, 2017

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Next week's scheduled execution of a North Carolina parolee convicted of killing a suburban Dallas real estate agent more than 10 years ago has been postponed.

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Dredging begins in final phase of Galveston beach expansion
Posted: January 18, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Crews have begun transferring up to 1 million cubic yards of sand in dredging to fortify a stretch of Southeast Texas beach and reduce erosion.

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Darlington to celebrate late 1980s with throwback weekend
Posted: January 18, 2017

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Style up those mullets and pull out the Guns 'N Roses tapes, NASCAR is celebrating the late 1980s.

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FIFA's Marco van Basten proposes changes to enhance soccer
Posted: January 18, 2017

Restricting players to 60 games a year. Replacing penalty shootouts with eight-second run-ups. Introducing orange cards and sending players to sinbins for 10 minutes.

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Justices raise doubts over law barring offensive trademarks
Posted: January 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is expressing doubts about a law that bars the government from registering trademarks that are deemed offensive.

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With job announcements, firms appear to seek Trump approval
Posted: January 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — From Wal-Mart to General Motors to Amazon, a growing number of the world's largest companies appear to be trying to get in step with President-elect Donald Trump's demand that employers hire and keep jobs at home.

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