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7 Ways to Lose An Election
Mar 4, 2014 • TIME (blog)Tuesday marks the official beginning of the midterm elections, as Texas voters head to the polls to cast the first ballots of the 2014 primary campaigns. That milestone also marks the likely end of the country's strangest campaign: Steve Stockman's ... More
Patrick leads Dewhurst going into runoff
Mar 4, 2014 • Houston ChronicleAUSTIN, TX - MARCH 4: Republican candidate for governor, Texas Attorney General Greg. Photo By Erich Schlegel/Getty Images. AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 4: Republican candidate for governor, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is accompanied by his wife ... More
Draconian new TX abortion restrictions close Rio Grande Valley's last womens ...
Mar 5, 2014 • Raw StoryTexas' highly-restrictive anti-abortion law led to the closing of two women's health clinics in the Rio Grande Valley, where residents in need of reproductive health services face increasingly long journeys to get them. RH Reality Check reported on ... More
TX police blockade parking lot at child's birthday party, tase couple for not ...
Mar 5, 2014 • Raw StoryA mother and father attending a birthday party for their 1-year-old nephew were tased by Baytown, Texas officers for not leaving a parking lot that police cruisers had blocked in. Jodie and Christopher White told KHOU that police were called to the ... More
Runoffs will decide several top statewide races
Mar 4, 2014 • KXAN.comTexas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and state Sen. Dan Patrick have advanced to a runoff for lieutenant governor in the Republican primary, extending an already bruising campaign for one of the state's most powerful offices. Dewhurst is seeking a fourth term ... More
Tx 4 star running back picks up 3 new offers
Mar 5, 2014 • Clemson Tigers Insider (subscription)It's been a very busy day for one Texas high school athlete. McKinney North running back Ronald Jones picked up a trifecta of offers on Wednesday. Jones, a four star rated running back by Scout.com, confirmed that he received offers from Colorado ... More
Missing Wetumpka girl found safe; TX man faces multiple sex charges
Mar 5, 2014 • MyFoxALA 14-year-old Wetumpka girl is home, safe with her family after authorities say she disappeared over the weekend with a Texas man. Wetumpka police say the suspect, identified as 23-year-old Christon Stephens, was arrested and charged with solicitation ... More
Texans must pick a party before voting on Tuesday
Mar 3, 2014 • Fort Worth Star TelegramAnyone with questions about today's election can call the Tarrant County Elections Center, 817-831-8683 (VOTE), or the Texas Secretary of State's Office, 1-800-252-8683 (VOTE). More help can be found on our Elections page, through the Tarrant County ... More
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