Gov. Abbott issues proclamation enhancing ballot security

Mail ballots delivered by voters eligible to vote by mail must be delivered to a single early voting clerk’s office location, publicly designated by a county’s early voting clerk.

  White House ups bid in last-ditch COVID talks with Congress

The White House is backing a $400 per week pandemic jobless benefit and is dangling the possibility of a COVID-19 relief bill above $1.5 trillion as last-ditch, pre-election negotiations hit a critical phase Thursday.
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  Biden, Trump snipe from road and rails after debate chaos

Biden headed out on his most aggressive day on the campaign trail all year. Trump was to address voters and donors in Minnesota late in the day.

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What we know about the 22,842 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas

17 arrested on federal drug, gun charges in Jasper County

  Man charged with stealing $53K in checks, credit cards from mailboxes in Newton County

Deep East Texas COVID-19 hospitalization rate above 15% for 3rd-straight day

East Texas counties included in request for federal aid following Hurricane Laura

Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting a major disaster declaration for ten Texas counties to assist in recovery efforts following Hurricane Laura. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) previously granted the state’s request for a Federal Emergency Dec
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Titans back to waiting after NFL postpones game vs. Steelers over coronavirus outbreak

The NFL postponed Sunday’s game in Nashville after one additional Titans player and one personnel member tested positive for COVID-19.

  WATCH: Leah Sperry speaks about suicide prevention, free resources at Andrews Center

Fatal Cherokee County motorcycle crash possibly caused by deer in road

  SFA police chief says false report not racially motivated

  Bitter debate taunts overpower Trump’s, Biden’s visions

  Search continues for Wells infant

  Brittany Matthews, Patrick Mahomes announce baby on the way

NBA YoungBoy ‘not guilty,' attorneys say following arrest of 16 on drug, gun charges

  Victim of Sept. 11 shooting in San Augustine County dies

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‘He lived the very best life’: Beloved dog honored with moving obituary

Charlie's favorite activities were “walking, stick collecting, swimming, smiling and snoozing.” His final months were filled with as much joy and as much spoiling as possible.

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Mahomes speaks on being an expectant father

  Red Zone Player Spotlight: Kai Horton shows leadership in big win over Gilmer

Kai Horton came out and delivered Friday night against Gilmer despite having three weeks between games.

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Texas governor responds to 'brain-eating’ amoeba found in Lake Jackson water supply

WATCH: ABC’s political director previews tonight’s presidential debate; offers analysis on Barrett nomination

  East Texas Food Bank distributes free produce at Lufkin Expo Center

REPORT: False report leads to law enforcement barging into SFA student’s dorm room

  Sam Houston State University partners with the state on contact tracing for COVID-19

Sam Houston State University has joined in an effort to assist the state with contact tracing for COVID-19.
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Woman, 67, takes down intruder at senior apartment complex in Calif.

When police arrived on scene, they took the male suspect into custody.

  Weakened trees cause issues in Deep East Texas after tropical disturbances

Zavalla police: Father fought with suspect accused of sexually assaulting his child

  The only debate moderator to return, Fox’s Wallace preps

  Lufkin police ID men wounded in drive-by shooting