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Tarrant County Elections Office: Help wanted

The upcoming election in May means election officials need more help; a Tarrant County official heads to Washington to talk about Israel; a local lawmaker doesn’t like plans for a Texas State Music Museum; and the longtime chief of staff for Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley moves on.

Texas

‘Sanctuary cities’ bill inches toward Abbott’s desk

The House last week began defanging some parts of the Senate bill, including a section that would cut off all state grant funding. Republican state Rep. Charlie Geren of Fort Worth has also signaled he wants police to have the freedom to only inquire about the immigration status of people who are under arrest and not merely detained, such as during traffic stops.

Videos

Yu Darvish discusses being named Rangers Opening Day starter

Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish honored to be named the club's Opening Day starter (Video by Stefan Stevenson).
sstevenson@star-telegram.com
Yu Darvish discusses being named Rangers Opening Day starter 1:59

Yu Darvish discusses being named Rangers Opening Day starter

Drew Robinson has played seven positions for Rangers this spring 1:18

Drew Robinson has played seven positions for Rangers this spring

Recap of the Mavs' 94-86 loss to the Raptors 3:05

Recap of the Mavs' 94-86 loss to the Raptors

Schlossnagle believes Frogs are 'turning the corner' on offense 0:36

Schlossnagle believes Frogs are 'turning the corner' on offense