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Students diagnosed with mononucleosis return to their classes
PORTLAND – Gregory-Portland ISD officials believe that a brief bout with mononucleosis appears to...
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Maria De Jesus Saldivar
Maria De Jesus Saldivar, 74, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Ritchea-Gonzales Funeral Home. The funeral service was conducted there at 10 ...
Maxine E. Thyssen
Maxine E. Thyssen, 86, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Mrs.Thyssen was born Aug. 8, 1928, in Robstown to A. A. and Hilda Turner. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Thyssen; and three brot...
Lorenza Garcia
Lorenza C. Garcia, 93, formerly of Mathis, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Mrs. Garcia was born Aug. 10, 1921, to Pedro and Marcela (Perez) Cantu. She was a homemaker and a resident of St. Paul for ...
Marcos Sifuentes
Marcos N. Sifuentes Jr., 69, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Mr. Sifuentes was born May 6, 1945, to Marcos and Concepcion (Nava) Sifuentes Sr. He was a lifelong resident of Taft. He served his country ...

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Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipment
By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health officials unveiled new measures on Wednesday to ...
2014-10-22 12:21:50 -0500
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014 file image from video released by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Wilson has told authorities that Michael Brown reached for the gun during a scuffle, the Times reported in a story posted on its website Friday night Oct. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson, File)
By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - A government autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a...
2014-10-22 12:00:26 -0500
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File photo of Blackwater Worldwide guards Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard leaving federal courthouse after being arraigned on manslaughter charges in Washington
By Aruna Viswanatha and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a sweeping victory for the U.S. g...
2014-10-22 13:23:06 -0500
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