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The Galveston County Daily News: Texas

December 4, 2016

Texas

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Teens, music makers among California warehouse fire victims

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Teenagers, the son of a local sheriff's deputy and young artists who loved music are among the dozens of people who died when a fire broke out at an underground dance party in a warehouse that visitors called a death trap.

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Prominent Dallas personal injury attorney found dead
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DALLAS (AP) — A prominent Dallas personal injury attorney has been found dead, about a week after the suicide of his 16-year-old daughter.

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Rain may have been factor in crash that killed 4 in Texas
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FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — Authorities say they're still investigating a three-vehicle collision in Central Texas that killed four people but say rainy weather could have been a factor.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won't grant easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.
Posted: December 04, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won't grant easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.

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Former tenant: Oakland warehouse was unsafe makeshift space
Posted: December 04, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shelley Mack, a one-time tenant of the converted warehouse dubbed the "Ghost Ship" found the rental in an ad on Facebook. She paid about $700 a month in rent, along with a security deposit of the same amount and a one-time contribution of about $700 to a fund meant to go toward improvements. She said none were ever made.

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Death toll hits 30 in inferno at art studio 'horror house'
Posted: December 04, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The death toll from a fire that tore through a warehouse hosting a late-night dance party jumped to 30 on Sunday as firefighters painstakingly combed through rubble for others believed to still be missing.

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Bacon found on Galveston restaurant owned by Muslim
Posted: December 04, 2016

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Muslim restaurant owner in Galveston says that in the past week he found the front of his business covered in bacon on one day and the front door handles smeared with bacon grease on another.

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Houston will face San Diego State in Dec. 17 Las Vegas Bowl
Posted: December 04, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Houston will face San Diego State in the Dec. 17 Las Vegas Bowl.

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Jackson police to dole out donated money for good deeds
Posted: December 04, 2016

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A good deed could turn into a $50 tip from Jackson law enforcement officials who will dole out donated money ahead of the holidays.

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