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Fans show support of Astros as World Series comes to Houston
HOUSTON — Thanks to the Houston Astros, Macedonio Garcia isn't starving as an artist.
October 24, 2005

Judge sets hearing in recusal motion
AUSTIN, Texas — A retired Bell County judge will decide next week if State District Judge Bob Perkins is too much of a Democrat to preside over former Republican House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's trial on money laundering and conspiracy charges.
October 24, 2005

Texas governor says DeLay should keep House majority post
FORT WORTH, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry defended U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay on Monday, saying his recent indictments on conspiracy and money laundering charges stem from work by an "overzealous prosecutor."
October 24, 2005

State leases 11,000 acres offshore for wind farm
HOUSTON — Texas has leased 11,000 acres offshore in the Gulf of Mexico for what could be the first wind farm along the U.S. coast.
October 24, 2005

Victims' families forgive, become friends with murderers
SAN ANTONIO — A group that links people on opposite ends of the justice system by opposing the death penalty has also linked some victims' families and inmates in acts of forgiveness, even friendship.
October 24, 2005

Southeast Texas churches still reeling from Hurricane Rita
ORANGE, Texas — An East Texas pastor wanting to make a point filled a wheelbarrow with bricks, ceiling tiles and roofing materials from the Old First Orange Baptist Church sanctuary, which had huge portions of its roof ripped off by Hurricane Rita.
October 23, 2005

Regulators looking into death of plant worker
INGLESIDE, Texas — Federal regulators are looking into the death of a plant employee who died after falling at work.
October 23, 2005

Three arrested for false hurricane-related claims
HOUSTON — Three Texas residents have been arrested on charges of falsely claiming to be hurricane victims to secure financial aid from the government, authorities said.
October 23, 2005

Man arrested in killing, burning of Texas dance instructor
SAN ANTONIO — A 25-year-old suspect has been charged with capital murder in the death of a renowned dance instructor whose charred remains were found in a burning home, police said.
October 23, 2005

Wealthy Texas businessman seeks Haitian presidency
DALLAS — Dumarsais Simeus remembers running through the fields barefoot as his parents, illiterate peasant farmers, worked the land in Haiti to feed him and his 11 siblings.
October 23, 2005

 
 

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