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Another elderly woman throws ‘lucky’ coins into plane engine, grounding flight

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Another elderly woman throws ‘lucky’ coins into plane engine, grounding flight


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The Latest: Spacewalker's jetpack bad; ordered back inside

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The Latest: Spacewalker's jetpack bad; ordered back inside


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Baby safe after being left in Target shopping cart

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Baby safe after being left in Target shopping cart


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Livingston Parish Sheriff seeking 4th suspect in Oct. 9 assault

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Livingston Parish Sheriff seeking 4th suspect in Oct. 9 assault


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Texas hotels rank among Conde Nast Traveler's best resorts

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Texas hotels rank among Conde Nast Traveler's best resorts


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Final season of 'Fixer Upper" will feature former First Lady Laura Bush, Tim Tebow

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Final season of 'Fixer Upper" will feature former First Lady Laura Bush, Tim Tebow


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LSU President reinstates alcohol ban on Greeks, says they did not take it seriously

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LSU President reinstates alcohol ban on Greeks, says they did not take it seriously


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  • 4 Your Weekend: Craft show, Boo on Bell
    4 Your Weekend: Craft show, Boo on Bell

    , kfor.com

    Get into the Halloween spirit with Pollard Theatre’s production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch! The show in Guthrie features punk rock music and stand-up comedy. You can get your tickets on the Pollard Theatre website here. Come and experience the annual Boo on Bell Festival in downtown Shawnee tonight and Saturday. Dress up in your costume and trick-or-treat down Bell Avenue and enjoy family-friendly activities galore like a car show, carnival rides and hayrides
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    Categories: Entertainment & Arts | 
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Politics & Government

  • League of Women Voters to study cybersecurity of Harris County elections
    League of Women Voters to study cybersecurity of Harris County elections

    , chron.com

    The League of Women Voters of the Houston Area plans to study the cybersecurity of Harris County's election system, but the non-partisan group may not be able to gather all the information it wants. The League, working with the non-profit civic-tech activist group Sketch City, hopes to finish the study and release recommendations by May 2018. During an organizational meeting Tuesday night at the Leonel Castillo Community Center, Sketch City founder Jeff Reichman said the group had received early cooperation from both the Harris County Clerk's office, which administers elections, and the Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector, which handles voter registration
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Sports

  • Teen carries injured teammate across finish line at cross country state championship
    Teen carries injured teammate across finish line at cross country state championship

    , kfor.com

    SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah high school senior disqualified himself during a cross country state championship meet on Wednesday so he could carry his injured teammate across the finish line. It’s the race Sean Rausch and Blake Lewis had been waiting for all season. "Our training plan, everything was geared toward state, so we wanted to win state for sure," Rausch told KSTU
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Business

  • Welty Construction opens Houston office near Galleria
    Welty Construction opens Houston office near Galleria

    , lmtonline.com

    Welty Construction has opened a Houston office at 3050 Post Oak Blvd. The company, part of Ohio-based Welty Building Co., has been awarded a contract for a large residential complex in College Station. Värde Partners, a global alternative investment firm, has opened a 3,464-square-foot office at 609 Main to strengthen its investment capabilities in the energy sector. The new Houston office will be led by Markus Specks, Värde Partners managing director and leader of the firm's energy business
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Family & Parenting

  • Father’s dying wish to walk daughters down the aisle comes true
    Father’s dying wish to walk daughters down the aisle comes true

    , kfor.com

    MILLERSBURG, Ohio - As Willie Shelton fought terminal cancer, his wife says he always had the same wish. "The one constant was always, 'I want to see my girls grow up, and I want to walk them down the aisle,'" Cheryl Shelton told WJW. With seven daughters, the family realized it was unlikely the U.S. Army veteran would be able to accomplish that, so they came up with a plan to make his dream a reality
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Society & Culture

  • Prairieville man gets 21 years for slaying at 2013 crawfish boil
    Prairieville man gets 21 years for slaying at 2013 crawfish boil

    , theadvocate.com

    GONZALES — A Prairieville man convicted of shooting his wife's cousin at a Good Friday crawfish boil in 2013 has been sentenced to 21 years in state prison, prosecutors said Thursday. A unanimous 12-person jury on April 21, 2016, found Robert Cosey Jr., 48, guilty of the lesser verdict of manslaughter after a two-day second-degree murder trial prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Kenneth Dupaty
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Education

  • LSU President reinstates alcohol ban on Greeks, says they did not take it seriously
    LSU President reinstates alcohol ban on Greeks, says they did not take it seriously

    , theadvocate.com

    LSU President F. King Alexander announced Thursday that the university will reinstate an alcohol ban at fraternity and sorority parties on campus until at least January 2018, citing revelations in recent days that some students had not "absorbed the severity and seriousness of the current situation." After LSU freshman Maxwell Gruver died last month, in an incident police said was the result of alcohol poisoning and hazing at the Phi Delta Theta house, Alexander froze all Greek activities, ranging from philanthropy to parties
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Life & Style

  • Group of people come to woman’s rescue after Oklahoma man allegedly started choking her
    Group of people come to woman’s rescue after Oklahoma man allegedly started choking her

    , kfor.com

    CHICKASHA, Okla. – A Chickasha man was reportedly beaten by a group of people who allegedly witnessed him choking a woman. On Oct. 14, around 1 a.m, police were called to a Chickasha home in the 1700 block of Minnesota Ave. in response to an assault. According to the Chickasha Express Star, when officers arrived, Richard Barnett, who was bleeding from his nose, told police he had been jumped by 10 people
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Science & Nature

  • Spacewalking astronauts replace blurry camera on robot arm
    Spacewalking astronauts replace blurry camera on robot arm

    , lmtonline.com

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts provided some necessary focus to the International Space Station's robot arm on Friday. Astronaut Joe Acaba unbolted a blurry camera from a new robotic hand installed two weeks ago. He then popped in a spare, which flight controllers quickly tested from Houston. The replacement provided crisp, clear views. Sharp focus is essential when the space station's robot hand grabs an arriving supply ship and anchors it
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