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  • There's more evidence that the second half of 2014 will show stronger economic...

    There's more evidence that the second half of 2014 will show stronger economic growth than in the first half. The government says the economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of the year, after a bleak start. A measure of business investment was sharply higher than the government's initial estimate. And one economist says the spending has probably extended into the current quarter.
  • Federal researchers next week will start testing on humans an experimental vaccine to...

    Federal researchers next week will start testing on humans an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health says it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine developed by the agency's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, along with GlaxoSmithKline. It will test 20 healthy adult volunteers to see if the virus is safe and triggers an adequate response in their immune systems. Ebola has killed more than 1,500 people in West Africa.
  • A woman is accused of harboring a runaway from San Antonio, who also...

    A woman is accused of harboring a runaway from San Antonio, who also had an outstanding warrant in Cameron County. Harlingen police had responded to a call about a prowler on the 900 block of East Carrol Street on Tuesday. They spoke to Gabrielle Marie Tapia. She allegedly provided them false information about the person they were looking for. She was charged with hindering apprehension and harboring a runaway child. Her bonds totaled $2,500.
  • Police in Omaha, Nebraska, say officers' gunfire killed a 'Cops' television show crew...

    Police in Omaha, Nebraska, say officers' gunfire killed a 'Cops' television show crew member and a robbery suspect at a fast-food restaurant. Police say the shooting happened last night after officers interrupted a robbery at a Wendy's in midtown Omaha. They say the suspect fired shots from a handgun that turned out to be an Airsoft pellet gun.
  • A jury has acquitted a man of murder in the fatal shooting of...

    A jury has acquitted a man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons. David Barajas cried when the verdict was read. He faced up to life in prison, if convicted. Prosecutors had alleged that Barajas killed 20-year-old Jose Banda in a fit of rage after Banda plowed into Barajas and his sons while they were pushing a vehicle on a road near their hometown of Alvin. Twelve-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-old Caleb were killed.

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