Early vote turnout described as 'moderate'
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
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Early voting for the Nov. 4 statewide general election, which ends Friday night, has been “moderate” in Upshur County so far as 1,935 people had voted in person or by mail as of early Tuesday, said...
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A "Help Wanted" sign in the window advertises a job opening at a dry cleaners in BostonWASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - - U.S. labor costs rose more than expected in the third quarter as wages recorded their largest gain since 2008, a sign that a long-awaited pick-up in wage growth was underway. The Employment Cost Index, the broadest measure of labor costs, increased 0.7 percent after advancing by the same margin in the second quarter, the Labor Department said on Friday. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the employment cost index increasing 0.5 percent in the July-September period. Wages and salaries, which account for 70 percent of employment costs, rose 0. ...


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A Turkish soldier climbs on an armored vehicle outside the gate of a staging area where Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters are stationed on the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border, across from the Syrian town of Kobani, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters entered the northern Syrian border town of Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, crossing over from Turkey on Thursday, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled city.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)SURUC, Turkey (AP) — A Kurdish official in the Syrian border town of Kobani says the 10 peshmerga fighters from Iraq who entered the embattled town the day before have returned to Turkey to prepare for their forces' full deployment.


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SPCA of Texas and Upshur County Constable Seize 37 Cruelly Treated Animals from Suspected Puppy Mill in Upshur County
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  (UPSHUR COUNTY, TX; McKINNEY, TX); October 29, 2014 –  Today, under the authority of the Upshur County Constable, Pct. 1, the SPCA of Texas seized and took custody of 37 cruelly treated animals--...
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