Giffords arrives at Houston hospital from Tucson

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HOUSTON (AP) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has arrived at a Houston hospital where she’ll begin physical therapy after being gravely wounded in an assassination attempt.

Giffords still hasn’t spoken since a gunman shot her and 18 other people Jan. 8 as she met with constituents outside a grocery store in Tucson. Six died. All survivors other than Giffords have been released from hospitals.

Giffords will be evaluated at the ICU at Texas Medical Center, then be taken to the rehab hospital in the same complex.

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HOUSTON (AP) _ Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has arrived in Houston as she is taken to the rehabilitation center where her family hopes for a full recovery from a gunshot to the head.

Giffords will be evaluated the ICU at Texas Medical Center and then taken to TIRR Memorial Hermann hospital, which is in the complex. U.S. Capitol police have set up extra security measures at the facility.

A gunman shot Giffords and 18 other people Jan. 8 as she met with constituents outside a grocery store in Tucson. All other survivors have been released from hospitals.

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