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By: Fox S.A. Staff
A woman drowned yesterday despite attempts from quick-thinking neighbors who tried to save her life.
The woman's nephew found her floating in the pool at an apartment complex on Babcock near Medical Saturday afternoon.
Cynthia Anthony rushed to help save that woman.
"I saw a gentleman running toward the pool in a suit and tie and i thought something wrong," Anthony said. "[I got the police out here then went back to the pool they were just pulling [the woman] out."
Anthony said she helped conduct CPR while waiting for the paramedics. She knew CPR because of her training as a medical assistant.
Paramedics showed up and managed to help keep that woman alive long enough to get to the hospital, where she died a few hours later.
Texas House Democrat Eiland won't seek re-election
May 23, 2013 01:21 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Veteran Democratic Rep. Craig Eiland of Galveston says he won't seek re-election.
His voice cracking, Eiland addressed the House late Wednesday and said he wants to spend more time with his wife and children, and be a better lawyer.
Eiland said he first came to the Legislature 20 years ago as a bachelor. He said that's why his spending so many hours away from home as a lawmaker is the only life his family has ever known.
He said working with so many first-term and second-term representatives has him convinced "we're in good shape for the future," but added of the younger legislators: "Some of them are crazy."
Eiland also noted that bipartisanship and multiculturalism will drive Texas' future.
His announcement drew a standing ovation and hugs from his colleagues.
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