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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FILE -- In this April 19, 2011 file photo provided by the Italian Coastguard, a boat reportedly carrying 760 migrants arrives at the Lampedusa harbor, Italy. Italy is officially ending its Mare Nostrum rescue operations Friday Nov. 1 2014, and the EU's Frontex border control will begin its Tritone mission Saturday. Italy launched the Mare Nostrum operation last year after 366 would-be migrants drowned off Sicily. Ships and aircraft involved in the 9.5 million-euro ($11.9 million) per month mission patrolled close to the Libyan coast, rescuing over 100,000 people. Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said Italy will still honor its obligation to respond to ships in distress and that no lives will be sacrificed. (AP Photo/Italian Coastguard, h.o. FILE)ROME (AP) — Italy insisted Friday that lives won't be sacrificed as it ended its costly Mediterranean Sea rescue operation and shifted over to a less ambitious joint patrol with the European Union.


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FILE - In this March 12, 2014 file photo, a picture of Jerome Murdough is held by his mother Alma Murdough left, and sister Cheryl Warner at Alma Murdough's home in the Queens borough of New York. The homeless former Marine died in February, 2014 in a Rikers Island jail cell that multiple city officials say was at least 100 degrees when his body was discovered. The city on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 reached a $2.25 million settlement with Alma Murdough. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The city has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said Friday.


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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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