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Morning Express with Robin Meade

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What we know about Texas Ebola patient

Health officials say as many as 100 people may have had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.

"Out of an abundance of caution, we're starting with this very wide net, including people who have had even brief encounters with the patient or the patient's home," said Carrie Williams, a spokeswoman with the Texas Department of State Health Services. "The number will drop as we focus in on those whose contact may represent a potential risk of infection."

U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson and others address the House Oversight Committee on Sept. 30, 2014, speaking to recent perimeter breaches at The White House.

Secret Service Director resigns

Not telling the President an armed ex-con was in an elevator with him, apparently led to the Secret Service director resigning.

The Washington Post reports President Obama first heard about it on the news and not from Julia Pierson.

Daily speed feed: Thursday, October 2, 2014

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Report: The Dallas Ebola patient helped carry a woman with Ebola days before leaving Liberia (CNN)
- Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

Texas gov: Ebola patient had contact with kids

On the heels of the United States' first case of Ebola, it was revealed Wednesday that the patient, in the States several days after arriving from West Africa, came into contact with school-aged children, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said.

"Some school-aged children have been identified as having contact with the patient," Perry told reporters at press conference. "I know that parents are extremely concerned about that development," he said, stressing that the children are being monitored and that the disease "cannot be transmitted before having any symptoms."

Norm Thompson Outfitters and Wacoal America Settle FTC Charges Over Weight-Loss Claims for Caffeine-infused Shapewear

Caffeinated underwear? Get your money back

Find out how to get your refund: Federal Trade Commission

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1st Ebola diagnosis in the U.S. is in isolation at Dallas hospital

Daily speed feed: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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First Ebola diagnosis in the U.S.
- Is it time to start panicking?

Salute to Troops for AWS Petty Officer Joshua Meroz aboard the USS Carl Vinson

Fire and water salute to troops

Tell us about a military man or woman in your life on our special Salute to Troops iReport assignment page. You could see your hero on Morning Express with Robin Meade!

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Georgia woman busted for trying to cash a 94 million dollar tax refund check

Oh, so you want a $94 million tax refund?

A woman in Georgia has been arrested for trying to claim a $94 million dollar tax refund.

State tax agents set up a sting with a fake check and were waiting when she showed up to cash it in.

People magazine cover of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin wedding special

Clooney's wedding pics released

We're getting a first look at George Clooney’s wedding album.

Check out the Bride’s wedding dress by Oscar de la Renta.

File photo:  Gregory Bristol, a customer associate, speaks with a customer on the phone at a Comcast cable call center on February 13, 2014 in Miramar, Florida.

Comcast's customer service makeover

Comcast is admitting that it's customer service isn't cutting it.

So what's it going to do about it, and how soon?

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