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Is Texas Ready For A Democrat? Wendy Davis To Announce For Governor.

Get customized DC Decoder updates. In 2010, Perry easily defeated Democrat Bill White, with 55.1 percent of the vote to Mr. Whites 42.4 percent. Davis will likely face off against GOP favorite and conservative stalwart Attorney General Gregg Abbott, who has already raised more than $20 million for his campaign. While Davis has been moving around the country since her filibuster in a fundraising effort , her best efforts might not add up.Democrats outside the state are unlikely to invest in Texas elections, Professor Jillison says. Though Jillison estimates that Davis will raise $20 million this could become pocket change in comparison to what Republicans will likely offer Abbot's campaign. If it becomes apparent that Davis is a real threat to http://macvrsj.blogs.experienceproject.com/2270021.html the GOP nominee, a host of Republican donors will be on stand-by to write more checks to bolster Abbott's campaign, he says.
Read more: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2013/0927/Is-Texas-ready-for-a-Democrat-Wendy-Davis-to-announce-for-governor.


Texas Sued Over Abortion Law Wendy Davis Tried To Block

Air quality declines as some http://www.zimbio.com/General/articles/lo_6z-Jc9oI/Biting+Hand+Feeds+Farrah+Abraham+Writing+Takedown wells flare off gases, and heavyweight rigs and water-hauling trucks destroy back-country roads.But most of all, locals want the frackers to use less water. About two-thirds of the water used in a fracking operation remains underground after drilling. The remaining third that comes back to the surface has to be removed from the site and treated if it is to be used elsewhere. Often its fed into a disposal well. Some states, including Colorado, require recycling of all fracking water ejected from the well. Texas has added incentives to encourage drillers to recycle, butdoes not mandate it. The oil and gas industry is moving very quickly to develop recycling and other injection options, according to David Burnett, director of technology at Texas A&Ms Global Petroleum Research Institute. Recycling trucks are now wending their way down caliche country roads in Dimmit County and elsewhere.
Read more: http://nation.time.com/2013/09/29/frackers-guzzle-water-as-texas-goes-thirsty/

Missing 12-year-old Texas girl found safe at Mexican restaurant

local time Saturday after police officers received a phone call saying she was at the restaurant. Officers arrived, found the girl, and took her to the police department to be interviewed. It was not immediately clear who made the initial call informing police of her location, and authorities would not immediately discuss the circumstances surrounding Adrienne's disappearance. Solorzano had previously been seen leaving her portable classroom at Bradenburg Middle School in Garland, Texas to meet her father and a teacher to discuss recent grades in the main school building, MyFoxDFW.com reports. Police said Solorzano never made it to the building and surveillance cameras at the schools entrances and exits did not show her. The middle school student did not have a cell phone, and is not active on social media.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/09/29/police-seek-public-help-in-search-for-missing-12-year-old-texas-girl/

David Dewhurst to Texas GOP: Don?t get complacent

The Bobcats, who entered with the nation's fourth-best rushing defense at 62 yards per game, outgained Wyoming 256-64 on the ground. Brandon Miller rushed for a pair of scores for Wyoming (3-2), which lost to a Sun Belt Conference team for the first time in seven games. Quarterback Brett Smith, who became the Cowboys' all-time touchdown pass leader last week, was 25-of-48 for 292 yards and a touchdown - the 61st of his career. The game was tied 7-7 when it was halted with 8:34 remaining in the second quarter - the third time a Wyoming game has been interrupted by thunderstorms this season. Jones found Ben Ijah for a 26-yard TD pass with 29 seconds left in the first half to make it 14-14 and start a string of 28 straight points for Texas State. After a three-and-out on its first possession of the third quarter, Lowe's second touchdown run - a 5-yarder - was followed by TD runs of 22 and 5 yards by Nutall to give the Bobcats a 35-14 lead with 13:11 left.
Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/29/fbc-wyoming-texasstate-recap-idUSMTZE99TUYK0N520130929

Texas lawmen break into woman's home to film the action for YouTube reality show

Gov. David Dewhurst said here on Saturday that Texas could turn blue if Republicans get complacent. If were complacent, yeah, it could happen, said Dewhurst, who last year lost to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in the states GOP Senate primary. + reset Dewhurst, speaking at the Texas Tribune Festival, said efforts to flip the deep-red Lone Star State to the Democrats probably wouldnt be successful today, but could eventually pan out. The state is home to Battleground Texas, an effort to turn the state blue led by Obama veterans.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/david-dewhurst-texas-tribune-festival-97501.html

Texas Daredevil Bids to Attempt Snake River Canyon Jump 40 Years After Evel Knievel

Photo: Chris Sherman Ash Estevan meets with other community organizers at the Texas... Ash Estevan, right, and her brother Rikky Estevan meet with other community organizers at the Texas Organizing Project office in San Juan, Texas on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Estevan has volunteered to help educate others when enrollment for the health insurance marketplace opens Oct. 1, 2013.
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/news/texas/article/S-Texas-provides-gauge-on-health-care-law-impact-4852386.php

Texas Man Destroys Yachts in Seattle Marina, Claims Asian Female Ninja Trying to Kill Him

Rick Perry (R) this summer, are designed to protect women's health and safety. The law also bans most abortions after 20 weeks free of pregnancy and requires all abortions to be performed in ambulatory surgical centers. The surgical center requirement was the most controversial aspect of the bill, because opponents argued that it could shut down most of the abortion clinics in Texas. The clinics would have to undergo extremely costly renovations in order to essentially become mini-hospitals. Some clinics have already shut down or are preparing to do so. A spokesperson for the Center for Reproductive Rights said the plaintiffs are not yet challenging that part of the law because it does not go into effect until September 2014. Any one of these restrictions would have a devastating impact blog url across the state of Texas, said Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights.
Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/27/texas-abortion-lawsuit_n_4002869.html

Texas A&M vs. Arkansas: 10 Things We Learned from the Aggies' Win

His most impressive play came in the second quarter when Manziel scrambled around and threw the ball up for grabs. It was a terrible decision by Manziel, but Evans outleaped three Arkansas defensive backs and came down with the ball to help give the Aggies a 24-10 lead. Evans and the rest of the Aggies receivers continue to make Manziel look good. Derel Walker Has Gained the Trust of Manziel and the Coaches Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports It is hard to stand out on offense when you play for the Aggies. Texas A&M's senior outside receiver has slowly but surely earned the respect of his teammates and coaches with his solid play. Derel Walker led all receivers with seven receptions in the game.
Read more: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1791222-texas-am-vs-arkansas-10-things-we-learned-from-the-aggies-win

S. Texas provides gauge on health care law impact

But we've also noticed an increasingly disturbing trend - the militarization of police departments all around the country. The so-called "war on terror" is largely responsible for this alarming development, funneling tens of millions of taxpayer dollars to communities of all sizes to purchase military-style gear so that they can, someday, at some point, maybe respond to a terrorist incident. Well, with all of this gear just sitting around, some departments, unfortunately, have begun to incorporate it into police functions, such as serving routing warrants, which, once upon a time, did not call for such heavy-handed tactics. Worse, the "gear up first, ask questions later" mentality has led to some poor decisions. From police work to video series From Courthouse News Service: Texas lawmen broke into a woman's house without a warrant to arrest her on bogus marijuana charges, and filmed it for a constable's YouTube reality show, the 61-year-old woman claims in court. Perla Carr sued Montgomery County, Texas, its District Attorney Brett Ligon, its Precinct 4 Constable Kenneth "Rowdy" Hayden, Precinct 4 Chief Barry Welch and three other deputy constables, in Federal Court. The woman says that "loud noises of someone breaking into her home" awoke her at about 10:15 p.m.
Read more: http://www.naturalnews.com/042249_Texas_lawmen_warrantless_entry_reality_show.html

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The yacht, owned by Robert Myers, was worth $94,000, and was reported as a total loss, as was a second boat, according to prosecutors. The complaint states that another 16 vessels were damaged as well. The marina docks and boat sheds sustained damage totaling $200,000. Myers, who is the vice-commodore of the Queen City Yacht Club, where the incident took place, said the damages total closer to $750,000, according to the documents. This isnt the first arrest for Bray.
Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2013/09/texas-man-destroys-yachts-in-seattle-marina-claims-asian-female-ninja-trying-to-kill-him/

Frackers Guzzle Water as Texas Goes Thirsty

"I wasn't going there, but my girlfriend kept hitting me in the leg and said, 'Don't stop now, we have to win this thing.'" Known as the "world's largest motorcycle jumper," Beckley's big bid earned him a two-year lease on the state land near Twin Falls, Idaho. "It takes a year to do one of these things," he said. "We still have lots of hoops to jump through and a lot of government entities that have their hand out." In addition to paying out the winning bid, Beckley must also pay $25,000 a year to the Idaho Department of Lands for the duration of his lease, have $10 million in commercial liability insurance and fork over a share of the event's revenue to the state, The Associated Press reported. The daredevil said he and a team of engineers have already started working on the rocket-powered motorcycle stunt and even have a date in mind for the launch. Beckley said he hopes to ride on Sept. 7, 2014 -- just one day before the 40th anniversary of Knievel's unsuccessful attempt. In order to prepare, Beckley and his team are planning simulations and gravity tests to ensure his super-charged bike is up for the task.
Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/US/texas-daredevil-bids-million-rights-jump-snake-river/story?id=20407354

Kim Kardashian Bored With Family Life Already

She wouldnt trade the baby for anything, of course, but she is saying she is bored right now, the insider went on to add. Does anyone else already feel sorry for baby North? Kim Kardashian sex tape We sure do! What do you think of Kim Kardashians boredom? We know you have an opinion and we want to hear from you!
More: http://realitytvmagazine.sheknows.com/2013/09/26/kim-kardashian-bored-with-family-life-already/

Kim, you've been replaced! Kris Jenner adopts her daughter's style... and even borrows her best friend Jonathan Cheban

Despite being caught up in a lot of marriage drama , the reality TV star is looking gorgeously glowing - especially in the bum department (see pictures for evidence). As for eldest sister Kourtney, despite giving birth twice and revealing that she felt the pressure to lose the 45lbs she gained after giving birth to second child Penelope, she still has one of the most enviable bodies - and bottoms - in celeb land. "I try to do squats and stuff that will keep the booty up there," the 34-year-old mum has revealed. Squats, eh?
More: http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/kardashian-sister-best-bottom-2310694

The tabloid adds, Kim is always looking for the quick fix, including with her body. The way she looks is the most important thing to her. And while Kim never seems to have a problem with self-esteem, the tab claims that gaining baby weight caused her self-esteem to plummet, alleging, Kim is still feeling very insecure about how her body has changed since giving birth. It is stretched and saggy in places and nowhere near as toned as she was in the past. Kims solution? Lipo, a boob lift and Botox are among the procedures on her hot-mama checklist. Wow, sounds like a messy job.
More: http://www.ajc.com/feed/entertainment/kim-kardashian-post-baby-150k-on-plastic-surgery/fWFRq/

Kim Kardashian Post-Baby: $150K On Plastic Surgery To Correct Stretched, Saggy Skin?

Kris was sporting an embossed Hermes Birkin bag just like Kim Kardashian (pictured) wore when she joined Jonathan Cheban for a workout with celeb trainer Tracy Anderson last November Meanwhile, Jonathan was dressed down in a black hooded sweatshirt, black T-shirt, and baggy green trousers. Yet, as the wife of Bruce Jenner couldn't wipe a smile off her face, The Spin Crowd star appeared a bit glum, perhaps missing his preferred partner, Kim. Attempting to cheer him up, Kris treated Jonathan to a Hot Dog On A Stick snack during their time in the mall, seen gobbling away his troubles as they made an exit. Not a happy camper? Meanwhile, Cheban didn't seem as excited for his outing with Kris This will make you feel better!
More: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2434348/Kris-Jenner-adopts-daughters-style--borrows-best-friend-Jonathan-Cheban.html

Kim Kardashian Hangs Out With Oprah Like It's No Big Deal

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No Honey Boo Boos In France: Parliament Moves To Ban Kiddie Pageants

The 33-year-old Quesne began the day four shots off the lead and looked out of contention when official website he double-bogeyed the second hole. But he got one shot back on the fourth, another at the sixth and then stormed home in 31 for a 5-under 67 at the Circolo Golf Torino. Quesne, who is 81st in the season standings, finished the tournament at 12-under 276, one stroke ahead of David Higgins of Ireland and Steve Webster of England. Quesne's other win came at the 2012 Open de Andalucia in Spain. Local favorite Francesco Molinari finished five strokes back on his home course. Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press This story is from ESPN.com's automated news wire.
More: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/wire?id=9708238

Police believe they have thwarted a massive drug smuggling ring , BBC reports. It was the biggest drug haul ever made in the Paris area, Manuel Valls, France's Interior minister, told the network. Also on HuffPost: Loading Slideshow Christie Harris This Oklahoma woman was sentenced to 25 years after smuggling not only meth in her butt, but also a gun in her vagina. Read the whole story here. Alexis Clancy This http://jeffersonudhn.tblog.com/post/1970847483 Florida woman was allegedly caught with a hypodermic needle stowed away in her anus. Read the whole story here. Cocaine Diapers Priscilla Pena and Michelle Blassingale were arrested at JFK Airport after arriving from the Dominican Republic in late January.
More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/22/cocaine-air-france-1-ton_n_3971844.html

I do not love beauty pageants. They make girls feel bad about themselves rather than loving who they are and their own beauty, she replied via e-mail. Being an entrepreneur, its more of who I am. You work, and it grows. You can see your goal and develop it into something much more. It doesnt end. With a beauty pageant, once you achieve your goal of winning, thats the end, its over and done.
More: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/she-the-people/wp/2013/09/21/no-honey-boo-boos-in-france-parliament-move-to-ban-kiddie-pageants/


France's Hollande says to meet Iranian president next week

"We should not slam the door on him. We need to see what is behind the words and things will be judged on the acts. The meetings on the Kim Kardashian sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly will enable us to establish what the Iranian intentions are," said a French diplomatic source. Hollande, who will be the first French president to meet an Iranian president since 2005 when Jacques Chirac met Mohammad Khatami in Paris, is due to attend the U.N.
More: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/09/19/uk-iran-france-idUKBRE98I14320130919

$270 million worth of cocaine found on Air France flight

The street value of the stash? About 200 million Euros, or $270 million. The catch was made on September 11, but French authorities didn't publicize the find until Saturday. The suitcases came from Caracas aboard an Air France flight to Paris, but did not match any external link of the passengers on board, CNN affiliate BFMTV reported. "Several" people have been taken in custody, French Interior Minister Manuel Valls told reporters Saturday. Authorities worked with Spanish, British and Dutch police on the investigation, BFMTV said. This case "illustrates the importance of strengthening International cooperation in the fight against traffickers," Valls said.
More: http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/22/world/europe/air-france-cocaine-found/index.html

Amsterdam Travel Guide

links 2. "Everyday growing and learning. trying to be better. u get knocked down, u get up," Bieber tweeted not long after the reports trickled through. "Back on tour tomorrow. ready to see u all smile. time to do what im supposed to be doing.
More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/20/miley-cyrus-spent-seven-hours-amsterdam-cafe_n_3963366.html

Click here to see the full Amsterdam report How does geography impact travel in Amsterdam , tell your clients with travel42! Visit www.travel-42.com or call 1.866.566.8136 for a free trial. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42. Dam Square is at the heart of Amsterdam's network of canals, streets and squares. There, you'll find historic structures such as the Royal Palace. The street Damrak connects Dam Square to Centraal Station.
More: http://www.travelweekly.com/Hotels/Amsterdam/Spotlight

Amsterdam comes up short against Troy

But the goddess told Houyi if he took it, hed immediately become immortal and ascend into the heavens. Unwilling to leave his wife Change, Houyi instead gave the elixir to her to hide, but an evil apprentice saw it. That evil apprentice, Feng Meng, found an opportunity to get Change alone and demanded the elixir at knifepoint. With few options, Change took the elixir herself and began floating toward heaven, choosing back link to land on the moon so she could stay as close to earth as possible. Unable to seek retribution since Feng Meng ran away, Houyi instead set up an altar and put all his wifes favorite pastries and fruits on it, starting a tradition that spread.
More: http://www.dailygazette.com/news/2013/sep/19/amsterdam-buddhist-festival-celebrates-legend/?free

Amsterdam Internet Exchange builds new facility in Africa

Near http://bloggers.nl/berpwoopaconc/1018584/Submit+To+The+Web+Directories+In+Your+Website%26%23039%3Bs+Language+S+As+Well+As+The+International+Ones+Depending+On+The+Nature+Of+Your+Website..html the end of the quarter and backed up to their own 1-yard line after a terrific Amsterdam punt, Jones scampered 68 yards to set up an eventual 1-yard touchdown run by Troy quarterback Joe Germinerio. Troy would take a 13-0 lead into halftime. "You can't give up big plays," said Edick. "We gave up too many big plays on defense." After a 50-yard Troy touchdown run by Di'Kemm Edmundson was called back due to holding, Jones scampered for 23 yards to regain nearly half of the yardage. Despite turning the ball over on downs later in the series, Amsterdam couldn't put together a solid drive during the quarter. Troy extended their lead to 20-0 after Johnson's 73-yard score.
More: http://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/558791/Amsterdam-comes-up-short-against-Troy.html?nav=5014

Amsterdam Buddhist festival celebrates a legend

Courtesy of Pobeda Gallery Alexey Kiselev, Dancer. Courtesy of Pobeda Gallery Alexey Kiselev, Dancer. Courtesy of Pobeda Gallery Alexey Kiselev, Dancer. Courtesy of Pobeda Gallery Alexey Kiselev, Dancer. Courtesy of Pobeda Gallery During the second edition of Unseen Photo Fair, Moscows Pobeda Gallery will bring to Amsterdam the work of three Russian artists, Anna Skladmann, Gosha Rubchinskiy and Alexey Kiselev. Anna Skladmann will show The Memory of a Ceremony, a series that featured as part of the Small Is Beautiful group exhibition earlier this summer in Moscow.
More: http://calvertjournal.com/news/show/1515/photo


Dance New Amsterdam to Vacate Studio Next Month

The new AMS-IX platform "has the potential to deliver a better Internet experience for all users in the regions serviced by SEACOM including Southern Africa, East Africa, Asia and Europe at lower costs while boosting the country's Internet economy," said SEACOM CEO Mark Simpson in a press release. Edith Mwale, telecom analyst at Africa Center for ICT Development, said, "This initiative between AMS-IX and KIXP will have a lot of benefits even for the Southern African region in terms of Internet exchange because of the involvement of SEACOM that is providing capacity in the region. The initiative is a new revolution in the provision of Internet services in the region." The African Union Commission has been pushing for such initiatives in Africa with the aim of improving interconnectivity between countries and reducing connectivity costs. The initiative is also aimed at making it easier for network operators and Internet service providers (ISPs) to do business across borders. The AU, for example, financed a project to set up Internet exchange points (IXPs) in 60 African countries.
More: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/network-wifi/3470016/amsterdam-internet-exchange-builds-new-facility-in-africa/

Amsterdam takes (source) its first look at young Russian url photographers

The landlord also agreed to consider any proposals from DNA to stay in the studio, court papers show. Just a few weeks ago, DNA announced it had raised the $50,000 it needed to avoid an immediate shutdown. But it still hasnt been able to secure the long-term partnerships or substantial donations that are essential to its long-term viability. Thats why even as DNA continues to search for ways to continue supporting and educating dancers and other artists, it may need to close permanently once it vacates its studio. We continue to work devotedly to find a way to support our constituents regardless of where we work, dance, teach, create and perform, DNA executive director Catherine Peila said Monday in a statement.
More: http://blogs.wsj.com/bankruptcy/2013/09/16/dance-new-amsterdam-to-vacate-studio-next-month/