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The Galveston County Daily News: Texas

August 24, 2016

Texas

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Ex-West Texas deputy gets 17 years in off-duty DWI fatality

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An ex-sheriff's deputy in West Texas must serve 17 years in prison for a 2012 drunken driving wreck that killed a man who was changing a flat tire.

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
Recordings of tiger sounds aim to help save wild population
Posted: August 24, 2016

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tigers use a grunt-like snort called chuffing as a greeting, short roars for intimidation and long roars to find mates.

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Tuesday 08/23/2016
Wife sentenced for killing 1984 Olympic bronze medalist
Posted: August 23, 2016

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The wife of a 1984 Olympic medalist is facing life in prison for killing him — a shooting she claimed was self-defense following years of abuse.

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Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
Posted: August 23, 2016

Abilene Reporter-News. Aug. 23, 2016.

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Nationals OF Harper designs cap to raise money for charity
Posted: August 23, 2016

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bryce Harper's many talents now include hat designer.

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Blacks in Texas face greatest pregnancy-related death risk
Posted: August 23, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — A new report shows that black women face the greatest risk for pregnancy-related death in Texas.

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Officials: Triathlete killed while biking in national forest
Posted: August 23, 2016

BATCHELDER'S GRANT, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a well-known triathlete from New Hampshire was bicycling with a friend inside a national forest in Maine when he went off a steep mountain road and died.

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Obama meets with family of Baton Rouge man killed by police
Posted: August 23, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — President Barack Obama will meet with the family of the black man whose death last month in a police shooting sparked protests and mass arrests.

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Man found slain at Fort Worth tax preparation business
Posted: August 23, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a man has been found shot to death at a tax preparation business in North Texas.

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States file another lawsuit over Obama transgender rules
Posted: August 23, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and four other states are again suing the Obama administration over its efforts to strengthen discrimination protections for transgender people.

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