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    First in-country Ebola case hits Dallas

First in-country Ebola case hits Dallas

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention diagnosed the first Ebola patient in the country Tuesday at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

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    Harry Potter to Hosea: Professor inspects underlying Christian themes in influential modern literature

Harry Potter to Hosea: Professor inspects underlying Christian themes in influential modern literature

Stories like “Harry Potter,” “The Hunger Games” and “The Iliad” may all have underlying themes to edify Christianity, said Dr. Gregg Garrett, professor of English.

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    BU to house new cancer research

BU to house new cancer research

A new laboratory is being set up in the chemistry department to facilitate cancer drug research and spur economic development in Texas.

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    Davis accuses Abbott of incentive fund cover-up

Davis accuses Abbott of incentive fund cover-up

Attorney General Greg Abbott on Monday defended old rulings by his office that critics say hid problems with the Texas Enterprise Fund and more recent decisions that keep tight wraps on how Texas uses taxpayer money to woo businesses.

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    Baylor grads share passion for deaf community

Baylor grads share passion for deaf community

Three Baylor graduates following separate career paths and living in three different parts of the world have two things in common — a passion for the deaf community and an attribution to Baylor for their success.

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Professor says being deaf is not a handicap

While people who speak multiple languages are often thought of as diverse, people who use American Sign Language are sometimes thought of as disabled, a perception the deaf community would like to change.

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    Fate of Texas’ tough voter ID  law left for judges to decide

Fate of Texas’ tough voter ID law left for judges to decide

The fate of Texas’ tough voter ID law moved into the hands of a federal judge Monday, following a trial that the U.S. Justice Department said exposed another chapter in the state’s troubling history of discrimination in elections.

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    OSU challenges Baylor to fitness competition

OSU challenges Baylor to fitness competition

Two years and 65 pounds later, Armine Qourzal, Baylor’s assistant director of counseling, is a happier, healthier man.

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    Texas A&M dedicates plant to help fight flu illnesses

Texas A&M dedicates plant to help fight flu illnesses

Gov. Rick Perry and top officials from Texas A&M University dedicated a new 100,000-square-foot manufacturing plant Thursday that’s intended to have the capacity to produce bulk flu vaccine that can be delivered to as many as 50 million people within four months of a declared pandemic.

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    Home Depot breach affected millions of cards

Home Depot breach affected millions of cards

Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.

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