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2014 election: The race for the 24th Congressional District

| |Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

U.S. Rep. Kenny Marchant faces Democrat Patrick McGehearty and Libertarian Mike Kolls in re-election bid.

Arlington voters asked to approve $60 million for parks projects

| |Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Planned improvements include a new recreation center and swimming pool for southeast Arlington and a second dog park.

Fort Worth’s Nash Elementary named Blue Ribbon School

| |Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Teachers and staff say they owe the award to the work of a former principal who died in April 2013 of a rare cancer.

Columbus Day closings

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Columbus Day is a federal holiday.

Fort Worth area hospitals, clinics focus on Ebola

| |Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

North Texas healthcare providers say they’re prepared to deal with Ebola, but a national nurse advocacy group says most hospitals nationwide aren’t.

Damaging winds, possible tornadoes expected overnight

| |Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

The worst of the storms are expected between 4 and 6 a.m., according to a Fort Worth meteorologist.

Obama asks CDC to speed investigation of new Ebola case

| |Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

The CDC is "deeply concerned" about an Ebola protocol breach at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas after a nurse tests positive for Ebola.

2014 election: The race for the 25th Congressional District

| |Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams has two challengers — Democrat Marco Montoya and Libertarian Jack Betz.

From our archives: Looking for the next ‘hot zone’

| Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

It was in 1999 when an a deadly virus emerged in New York City, setting off widespread panic. Sound familiar?

Ebola victim’s son known for his faith, football

| |Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Karsiah Eric Duncan was honored in March with an award for the courage he has shown since arriving in Dallas, where he excelled in sports.

Medical examiner identifies man fatally shot by Fort Worth police

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Joseph Elliott sustained multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office.

2014: Legislative races more costly closer to Election Day

| |Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

More than $1 million were raised in the past three months alone for the hotly contested battle for Senate District 10.

2014 Tarrant County voters guide

|Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

A rundown of the jam-packed ballot in Tarrant County for contested local, state and federal races up for grabs on Nov. 4.

Man killed in crash after being chased by police is identified

|Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

The incident involving a stolen car happened late Thursday in Fort Worth.

Nov. 4 preview: U.S. Senate race

|Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

None of the U.S. Senate candidates chose to respond to the questionnaire.

Nov. 4 preview: U.S. House races

|Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Candidates in contested U.S. House races on ballots in Tarrant County make their case for support to voters in the Nov. 4 election.

Steady dose of exercise is key for healthy heart, study says

| |Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

A local study suggests that older adults need to exercise at least four to five times a week to achieve better heart flexibility.

Nov. 4 preview: Statewide offices

|Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

The candidates for statewide offices on the Nov. 4 ballot in Texas make their pitch to voters in the Star-Telegram’s digital voters guide.

Nov. 4 preview: State Board of Education

|Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

The candidates in contested races for State Board of Education on Tarrant County ballots tell voters about the key issues.

Nov. 4 preview: Local races

|Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Candidates for local offices on the Nov. 4 ballot in Tarrant County present their priorities to voters in this digital voters guide.