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The Galveston County Daily News: Nation

July 29, 2016

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Police: McDonald's worker fired for refusing officer service

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Houston say a McDonald's worker has been fired for refusing to serve an officer.

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Friday 07/29/2016
3 sisters go from homeless shelter to junior track stardom
Posted: July 29, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Every morning, three young sisters wake up together with their mom in one bed in a Brooklyn homeless shelter. Every afternoon, they train in a sport that they hope will put them on a path to a better life.

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Famous cue maker charged with helping smuggle elephant ivory
Posted: July 29, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A famous custom pool cue maker has been charged in California with helping to smuggle protected elephant ivory by using it on his cues.

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Thursday 07/28/2016
Al Gore's daughter due in court after June pipeline protest
Posted: July 28, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore's daughter and other activists are due back in court after being arrested during a natural gas pipeline protest in Boston.

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Police save robbery suspect from burning car after chase
Posted: July 28, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police officers saved an armed robbery suspect from a burning car after a chase ended in a crash in an episode caught on police body camera video.

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Texas' revised abortion booklet criticized as inaccurate
Posted: July 28, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The latest version of a booklet that Texas produces for women considering an abortion suggests medical connections between terminating pregnancies and heightened risks of breast cancer and depression.

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American Airlines plane lands safely despite engine flames
Posted: July 28, 2016

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines aircraft landed safely at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport despite a dramatic discharge of flames from one of the engines.

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Wednesday 07/27/2016
University of Louisville president's resignation accepted
Posted: July 27, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — University of Louisville trustees have accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal.

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Land speed racer Sam Wheeler dies at Utah's Salt Flats
Posted: July 27, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sam Wheeler, a renowned land speed motorcycle racer, has died after a racing accident at Utah's famous Bonneville Salt Flats. He was 72.

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Saints aid flood recovery near West Virginia training camp
Posted: July 27, 2016

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have spent much of their first full day in West Virginia helping the community where they're opening training camp recover from disastrous flooding.

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