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Early voting locations in Tarrant County

|Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

The candidates have been making their cases for months, and now it’s time for Texas voters to have their say as early voting begins Monday and runs through Halloween.

Wendy Davis faces long odds without an ‘October surprise’

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Twice, the Fort Worth Democrat has defied the odds to win public office, but some say her streak will end in the governor’s race.

Van de Putte, supporters bond at Fort Worth barbecue

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Two U.S. representatives from North Texas are on the mend.

Dallas nurse with Ebola sent to special unit in Maryland

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Dallas County’s top public health epidemiologist confirms that she spent time at Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan’s bedside and that she is among those potentially exposed to the virus.

US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

A cruise ship with a Dallas health care worker aboard who is being monitored for signs of Ebola did not receive clearance to dock in Cozumel, Mexico, a day after Belize refused to let the passenger leave the vessel.

Fort Worth abortion clinic hopes to reopen

| |Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Officials say they “are taking a look at Fort Worth and trying to figure out how we might be able to reopen.”

Money matters to local congressional candidates

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

U.S. Rep. Kay Granger of Fort Worth faces two challengers for the 12th Congressional District seat — Democrat Mark Greene and Libertarian Ed Colliver.

Rains in October ahead of schedule

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

North Texas was showered with 2.08 inches of rain as of Monday evening.

Justices stop parts of Texas abortion law

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked key parts of a 2013 law in Texas that had closed all but eight facilities providing abortions in America's second most-populous state.

Appeals court reinstates Texas voter ID law

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

A federal appeals court on Tuesday temporarily reinstated Texas' tough voter ID law, which the U.S. Justice Department had condemned as the state's latest means of suppressing minority voter turnout.

Texas medical task force plans hearing on Ebola

|Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Members of a Texas task force on Ebola have scheduled their first public hearing as a nurse who contracted the disease remains hospitalized in Dallas.

Houston murder suspect arrested in Fort Worth

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

A Fort Worth man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend in Harris County in 2012 was arrested Monday evening during a traffic stop, authorities say.

Nurse with Ebola gets plasma from Dr. Brantly

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Nina Pham’s mother has spoken to her using Skype, the priest at their church said Monday evening.

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.

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.

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.

Congressman: More Ebola cases “only a plane flight away from our shores”

| |Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Officials demand more action from federal government to help stem the spread of the deadly disease that this week claimed a life in Dallas.

Fort Hood soldiers gear up for battle against an invisible enemy

| |Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Forgoing combat rifles and body armor, U.S. troops preparing to fight Ebola in Liberia were instead stepping gingerly Thursday into white germ-proof suits and pulling on thick, blue rubber gloves and gas masks.

Federal judge blocks Texas voter ID law

|Thursday, Oct. 09, 2014

A Corpus Christi-based federal judge on Thursday blocked Texas from enforcing voter ID requirements just weeks ahead of the November elections, knocking down a law that the U.S. Justice Department condemned in court as the state’s latest means of suppressing minority turnout.

As governor’s race hits homestretch, Texas women seen as key

| |Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2014

Wendy Davis tells the Star-Telegram Editorial Board that she will be good for all of Texas.