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Court reinstates Texas limit on ballot drop-off locations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a limit on the number of mail-in ballot drop-off locations in Texas,...

Groups sue Texas governor to block limits on ballot drops

By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Civil rights and voter advocacy groups have filed...

Gov. Greg Abbott loosens coronavirus restrictions for restaurants and other businesses in most regions of Texas

By Patrick Svitek Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that most of Texas will be  able to loosen some coronavirus...

Texas governor renews virus disaster declaration

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has extended the state's disaster declaration in response to the coronavirus pandemic as the...

‘We really dodged a bullet,’ Beaumont official says, as Hurricane Laura downgraded to Category 1

By Cassandra Pollock and Julián Aguilar Hurricane Laura was downgraded to a Category 1 storm as it moved away...

The Latest on Laura: still a hurricane 170 miles after landfall

The National Hurricane Center says Laura remains a hurricane, sustaining top winds of 75 mph (120 kph) more than 170 miles after...

Texas joins states applying for Trump’s unemployment boost

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas on Thursday joined the growing list of states that will pursue President Donald Trump's plan to offer...

Governor urges flu shots as Texas reports 300 new deaths

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials warned Thursday that the approaching flu...

Richard Connor: One streak ends, another begins

I coulda been a contenda. I could have kept the streak alive but COVID-19 put me in a funk and built a...

Houston scraps Texas GOP’s in-person convention due to virus

By NOMAAN MERCHANT and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Houston officials on Wednesday canceled the Texas...

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Senate votes to advance Barrett; confirmation expected Monday

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional CorrespondentWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward...

Kamala Harris to make campaign stop in Texas

By Alex Samuels, The Texas Tribune Oct. 25, 2020 "Kamala Harris to make campaign...

What to Do: Up Against the Wall, the ‘Boys and accountants in capes

When I graduated from Paschal in 1973, I started off at then-Tarrant County Junior College (now Tarrant County College), but I hung...

Trump intensifies fracking assault on Biden in Pennsylvania

By MARC LEVY Associated PressHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In a late gambit to win the battleground state of Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump...