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The Galveston County Daily News: Nation

September 27, 2016

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Court hears case of officer immune from manslaughter charge

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday in a Texas case in which the state is trying to prosecute a white Texas officer who a judge earlier said was immune from prosecution in the shooting death of a black man.

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene
Posted: September 27, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.

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Monday 09/26/2016
Homeowners look to cash in on Ryder Cup rentals
Posted: September 26, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It's hard to imagine a more prime location for an out-of-town Ryder Cup spectator to spend the night than Jason Wendlandt's two-bedroom home.

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4-time Iditarod champ Lance Mackey out of 2017 race
Posted: September 26, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Organizers of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race say four-time champion and cancer survivor Lance Mackey has dropped out of next year's nearly 1,000-mile race because of health reasons.

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Auburn man faces charge felony in Toomer's Corner tree fire
Posted: September 26, 2016

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A 29-year-old Auburn man charged with desecration of a venerable object in a fire that damaged oak trees at Toomer's Corner as fans celebrated a victory over LSU is now facing a felony charge.

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Palmer's impact: Grand Slam, endorsements, TV, private jets
Posted: September 26, 2016

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth all chased the Grand Slam, golf's holy grail of winning all four majors in one year.

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Mexican gets prison for wreck at Texas military installation
Posted: September 26, 2016

KINGSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Mexican man has been sentenced to nearly four years in a U.S. prison for driving a vehicle that wrecked at a Texas military installation while trying to smuggle immigrants.

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Houston police say 1 shooting victim is in critical condition and 5 others are being treated at hospitals; 3 more treated and released
Posted: September 26, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say 1 shooting victim is in critical condition and 5 others are being treated at hospitals; 3 more treated and released.

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Houston police say a gunman fatally shot by police was a lawyer and there was an issue with his law firm
Posted: September 26, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a gunman fatally shot by police was a lawyer and there was an issue with his law firm.

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The Latest: Marlins face 'a lot of pain' in Fernandez death
Posted: September 26, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on baseball ace Jose Fernandez's death in a boating accident (all times local):

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