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Miners walk in line as they enter the El Comal mine to help in the rescue operations at the gold and silver mine after a landslide trapped at least 24 miners inside, in Bonanza, Nicaragua, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Rescuers on Friday located 20 of at least 24 gold miners trapped by a landslide in northern Nicaragua, but were not immediately able to bring them to safety. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in NicaraguaRescuers race to reach at least 24 gold miners trapped by landslide in Nicaragua
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Fabio Fognini, of Italy, kicks his racket after a point against Adrian Mannarino, of France, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
US OPEN SCENE: Fognini perfects art of outburstsUS OPEN SCENE: Fined thousands at Wimbledon, Italy's Fognini cited for ball, racket abuse
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Jury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection caseJury finds Mississippi woman guilty of murder in illicit silicone buttocks injection
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FILE -In this Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, file photo, Jesse Benton, then-campaign manager for Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, arrives at a campaign even in Des Moines, Iowa. Benton said Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, he's stepping down from his top role in Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's re-election effort. Benton calls the decision heartbreaking but the right one to keep the matter from becoming a distraction in Kentucky's Senate campaign. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resignsGOP Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigns over a 2012 presidential campaign scandal
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2014, file photo, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) sits on the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, Calif. Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues. A statement Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, from the league said Smith had violated the NFL’s substance abuse and personal conduct policies. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL49ers linebacker Aldon Smith receives 9-game suspension from NFL
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The chair umpire explains a decision to Tomas Berdych, of the Czech Republic, during a second round match against Martin Klizan of Slovakia during the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Errani's 'cottage cheese' serve tops Venus at OpenVenus Williams loses at US Open to Sara Errani and her 'terrible' serve; No 2 Halep out, too
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FILE - This Aug. 28, 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. President Barack Obama’s acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition. The president will meet with his top advisers and consult members of Congress to prepare U.S. military options. At the same time, he is looking for allies around the world to help the U.S. root out the Islamic State group that has seized large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Building coalition for Syria action no easy matterObama faces tough task building regional coalition if he decides to attack extremists in Syria
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President Barack Obama reaches into the crowd to greet guests on the tarmac upon his arrival at T.F. Green Airport, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 in Warwick, RI. Obama traveled to Westchester, NY and Rhode Island to attend private Democratic fundraisers on Friday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Obama: GOP captive to ideologically rigid groupObama urges Democrats to vote in November for a Congress that will work with, not against him
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Green-Ellis, Moorman among early wave of NFL cutsBengals' Green-Ellis, Bills' Moorman among cuts as NFL teams start to get to 53-player limit
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  • TABC to hold stings Labor Day weekend in Hays, Caldwell

    From the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission: This past weekend, agents of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission began conducting educational visits and compliance checks in Hays and Caldwell counties to promote best practices for preventing the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors or intoxicated persons. Austin American-Statesman, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 01:53 PM
  • Projects continue in attempt to accommodate growing population

    This semester will bring no relief in the continued construction taking place both on and off campus as students, faculty and staff begin another school year. The University Star, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 01:18 AM
  • Float Fest expected to attract 10,000 attendees over Labor Day

    Float Fest, a live music festival where attendees can float the river, will be hosted Aug. 31 and is expected to bring in 10,000 concert-goers. The University Star, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 01:18 AM
  • Texas State looks to conserve water during Stage 4 drought

    A Stage 4 drought was announced after Edwards Aquifer index well level fell below 630 feet above mean sea level. The University Star, Tue, Aug 26 2014 @ 01:45 AM
  • City, campus offer variety of study spots

    As the school year kicks into gear, it is essential for Bobcats to remember studying is an important factor in solidifying academic success. The University Star, Tue, Aug 26 2014 @ 01:45 AM
  • McCoy's expands in Texas

    "Our delivery trucks nearby were making deliveries to Dayton every day," explained McCoy's real estate manager Phil Hutchinson. Home Channel News, Mon, Aug 25 2014 @ 11:22 AM
  • San Marcos to downsize trash bins to reduce landfill usage

    San Marcos will trade residential customers' 96-gallon trash carts for 65-gallon units beginning Oct. 1 in order to decrease the amount of garbage flowing to landfills. The University Star, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 09:47 PM
  • Residents notified of water contamination

    San Marcos utility customers were recently notified again that their tap water contained a potentially harmful chemical from flooding that occurred over nine months ago. The University Star, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 09:47 PM
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