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2 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Rick Perry: There Is 'a Very Real Possibility' Isis Forces Have Crossed Us-Mexican Border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry believes the jihadist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria may have already sent militants across the U.S.-Mexican border.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas, Prison

6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

ISIS is 'beyond anything we have ever seen,' says Chuck Hagel as...

ISIS offered to swap James Foley for 'Lady Al Qaeda': Terrorists wanted return of MIT-educated neuroscientist caught with plans for dirty bomb, Ebola and chemical weapon 'that spared children' Revealed, James Foley was an ISIS 'whipping boy': Jihadists discovered pictures of his USAF officer brother on his laptop and tortured him with mock ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Rick Perry, Texas

8 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Navy Adm. McRaven confirmed as Texas chancellor

Navy Adm. William McRaven formalized his transition from a top U.S. military commander to academic leader Thursday, officially accepting the job as chancellor of the University of Texas System.

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Related Topix: Texas, Naval Postgraduate School, US Military, US Navy, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

11 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

5 things to know about case against Texas' Perry

In the week since he was indicted for abuse of power and public coercion, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his supporters have insisted the charges against the Republican governor are politically motivated.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Senator Kay Bailey, Texas

14 hrs ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

A ticket to Sarah Palin's funhouse

For 100 bucks you get access to an Internet channel where she'll blather about things like the war on Christmas.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, Rick Perry, Immigration Reform, Opinion

18 hrs ago | KFBZ-FM Wichita

Mug Shot or Yearbook Photo?

Texas Governor Rick Perry a possible presidential candidate in 2016 was indicted by a grand jury in the Lone Star State last week on charges of abuse of power and coercion.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Texas Governor Rick Perry`s mug shot

Here in Walkerstan I am celebrating very good news about my personal heath and well being.

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WWLP

Democratic candidates for gov. clash over casinos

With three weeks until primary polls open, the three Democrats vying to succeed Gov. Deval Patrick on Tuesday debated everything from the legalization of marijuana to indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry and casinos.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US News, US Governors, Marijuana, Texas, Rick Perry, Stonehill College

MyHighPlains.com

Texas' Nuclear Waste Dump Poised to Get Wiggle Room

Despite a last-ditch protest from a state lawmaker, Texas' only radioactive waste dump is poised to get permission to dramatically expand its capacity, take in new types of waste and reduce its financial liability should its owner suddenly close up shop.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Missouri, George Bush

WATE-TV Knoxville

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Ohio, George Bush

KYTX-TV News

Gov. Rick Perry turns himself in, booked on two felony charges

The days of the paper checklist are over for college students. Social media, and even online registries, are stepping up the style in dorm rooms.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Jay Nixon, Missouri

Newsday

Texas Gov. Rick Perry booked on abuse of power charges

In Lindenhurst road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between CR-3/Wellwood Ave and Carmans Rd in Nassau In Lindenhurst road construction.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Austin, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Whatever the outcome of the criminal case against Gov. Rick Perry, the events that led to it are a reflection upon him and how he has chosen to govern.

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Related Topix: Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX, Prison, US News, Opinion

Daily Mail

ADF officer arrested in Canberra with reports they were involved in a sexual assault

'American bombing has signed my death certificate': Missing US journalist James Wright Foley goes unflinching to his death as ISIS beheads him in horrific video - then threatens to kill another MUGSHOT: Gov. Rick Perry gets his courthouse closeup as supporters hold a RALLY outside following his corruption charges in feud with drunk-driving D.A.

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Canada.com

Texas Governor Rick Perry gets booked on political corruption charges then goes for ice cream

LEFT: Texas Governor Rick Perry's booking photo. RIGHT: Perry posted a picture of himself getting ice cream on his Twitter account right after he was booked.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Tom DeLay, US House of Representatives, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

Students at the nation's second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform of the way school police respond to bad... The nation's second largest school district says students caught misbehaving will be sent to the principal's office rather than the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas, Education Etc., US News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Texas Gov. Perry assembles high-powered legal team

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he is fighting a criminal indictment with the law on his side - not to mention a team of high-powered attorneys with formidable records in big cases.

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Related Topix: Texas, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Supreme Court

The Beaumont Enterprise

Defiant Texas Gov. Perry coming to New Hampshire

Texas Gov. Rick Perry walks to an interview with Fox in downtown Austin on Monday Aug. 18, 2014.

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