Remember ID when voting this election

After almost two weeks of uncertainty regarding enforcement of Texas’ 2011 voter ID law, the U.S. Supreme Court has settled the matter: bring your ID — at least when voting in the upcoming election.

It’s time to vote

Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry reports that more than 14 million Texans, a record number, are registered to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Early voting begins today and continues through Oct. 31.

For governor, Abbott holds promise

It’s been 24 years since Texans last voted for their top state leader without one of the candidates having the tie of incumbency on the Governor’s Mansion.

Small Fort Worth elementary receives well-deserved big honor

Historic Nash Elementary continues to motivate its students to make academic strides.

Van de Putte would make a strong, reasoned lieutenant governor

San Antonio senator has background and ability to work across the aisle.

Ebola mistakes can test public confidence

Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was a reassuring voice of confidence Sept. 30 after Thomas Eric Duncan was confirmed to have Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

New rule for game rooms will make them more transparent

The Fort Worth City Council finally dropped the hammer on game rooms Tuesday night by approving rules that at least one owner said were designed “to eliminate, not regulate.”

Mike Norman

Evidence against Texas voter ID law convincing

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Appeals court ignored reality, sending the case to the Supreme Court.

Cynthia Allen

Regarding abortion, Davis as ‘extreme’ as Abbott

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Almost three-quarters of Americans favor some restrictions on abortion.

Bob Ray Sanders

A pioneer whose greatness was evident in high school

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In my opinion James Cash will be inducted into the SWC Hall of Fame.

Bud Kennedy

Surprise in Rice study: Tarrant an R county, but not a deep shade of red

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Tarrant residents see ourselves as more moderate than conservative, with a dash of liberals and the Tea Party.

Jim Witt

``Kill the Messenger’’ is the kind of movie that gives newspaper editors bad dreams

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‘Kill the Messenger’ turns 1996 stories into a thriller involving drugs, the CIA and investigative journalism.

Richard Greene

Didn’t see this coming from the liberal media

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They’re turning on Democrats they have historically supported and protected.

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