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If adopted, Denton fracking ban would face legal tests

| |Saturday, Nov. 01, 2014

Some say a proposed prohibition on hydraulic fracturing violates Texas law, but supporters call it “legally defensible.”

Keller, Birdville bond elections getting unruly

| |Saturday, Nov. 01, 2014

Voters have complained to Tarrant County Elections officials about hostile campaign workers.

Early voting turnout is up in Tarrant County

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Early voting may have ended, but polls will be open across Texas again on Tuesday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

It’s the quickest way to vote — but don’t forget the propositions

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Party officials encourage Texans to cast a straight ticket vote and help candidates up and down the ballot. But election officials caution: Don’t overlook the nonpartisan issues.

Tarrant County residents asked to approve a wide range of bond proposals and taxes

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Local elections include Arlington’s bond package, which is the largest in the city’s history, and the funding for Fort Worth’s $450 million multipurpose arena.

Arlington bond package includes $160 million to fix the worst streets, sidewalks

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Arlington officials hope voters will approve $160 million bond issue to rebuild bumpy streets, buckled sidewalks and congested roadways.

Nolan Ryan endorses proposed Fort Worth arena

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Fort Worth residents have until Nov. 4 to vote on funding options for the proposed 14,000-seat arena for the Cultural District.

Gas industry pumps big bucks into Denton fracking election

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Denton Taxpayers for a Strong Economy has raised nearly 10 times as much as Pass the Ban has collected.

Birdville, Keller schools push for strong voter turnout

|Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Early voting numbers are strong in school bond elections.

The race for the 6th Congressional District

| |Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton faces two challengers — Democrat David Cozad and Libertarian Hugh Chauvin.