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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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43 people in Texas cleared from Ebola monitoring

43 people in Texas cleared from Ebola monitoring

A group of 43 people in Texas who had contact with the state's first Ebola patient have been cleared from twice-daily monitoring after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for the disease.
Ohio's newest cop! 5-year-old transforms wheelchair into cruiser

Ohio's newest cop! 5-year-old transforms wheelchair into cruiser

Tiffin, OH (WJW) -- Meet Tiffin Police Department's newest officer! Nehemiah Hill showed up at the station Thursday during shift change, according to the department's Facebook Page.
100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

100-year-old Brooklyn math teacher who refuses to retire says she 'can't sit back and do nothing'

Brooklyn, NY (WPIX) -- For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.
Woman Arrested After Becoming Trapped in Chimney

Woman Arrested After Becoming Trapped in Chimney

Thousand Oaks, CA (KTLA) -- A woman accused of illegally entering the Thousand Oaks home of a man she went on multiple dates with was arrested Sunday after firefighters used jackhammers to partially dismantle a brick chimney she had become trap
Texas colleges where students can't pay back their loans

Texas colleges where students can't pay back their loans

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas is the 9th worst state for student loan debt, according to a new study.
Notes from Sunday's Cowboys 31-21 win against New York Giants

Notes from Sunday's Cowboys 31-21 win against New York Giants

The win over the Giants today improved Dallas’ 2014 record to 6-1, the first time since the 2007 team started 6-1, and the 10th time overall
UH's switch to JT Lion Ward at QB paying immediate dividends

UH's switch to JT Lion Ward at QB paying immediate dividends

Former John Tyler Lion Greg Ward Jr. had made one start at quarterback for the University of Houston when a teammate began to heap on the praise.
Swoopes lets it fly, rescues Longhorns

Swoopes lets it fly, rescues Longhorns

On a night when UT's once-rugged defense allowed ISU (2-5, 0-4) to rack up 524 yards, Swoopes and his much-maligned offense saved the Longhorns' night.
Aggies collapse in Alabama

Aggies collapse in Alabama

Texas A&M simply had no real answers, during a 59-0 blowout by Alabama on Saturday and even during the post-game press conference.
Around 1,000 marijuana plants found in Rusk Co. Saturday afternoon

Around 1,000 marijuana plants found in Rusk Co. Saturday afternoon

Rusk County Sheriff's Office along with Texas Game Wardens discovered around 1,000 marijuana plants in the area early Saturday afternoon.
Goose Island State Park offers bayside adventure

Goose Island State Park offers bayside adventure

Ten miles north of Rockport, the 321-acre park comprises a tiny island and part of Lamar Peninsula and lies at the confluence of St.
New additions mastering Mavs’ pick-and-roll play

New additions mastering Mavs’ pick-and-roll play

The Mavericks run lots of pick-and-rolls. So many, in fact, that the team led the league in pick-and-rolls last season.
Jadeveon Clowney listed as questionable vs. Steelers

Jadeveon Clowney listed as questionable vs. Steelers

Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee) has been listed as questionable for the Texans’ “Monday Night Football” contest at the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Supreme Court allows Texas voter ID law for now

Supreme Court allows Texas voter ID law for now

Texas election officials can go ahead and enforce a controversial voter identification law opposed by the Obama administration and civil rights groups, the U.S. Supreme Court said early Saturday.
UPDATE: El Paso hospital now reports patient does not meet ebola testing criteria

UPDATE: El Paso hospital now reports patient does not meet ebola testing criteria

UPDATE: 12:33 A.M. - Jacob Cintron, CEO for Del Sol Medical Center, sent out this latest statement: