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Election Day ballots feature 10 constitutional amendments, three vacant Texas House seats

Here's a look at the biggest races around the state.

  New law requires uniform hours of operation at temporary polling places

A new election law is generating some concern about voter turnout in upcoming elections. The law requires uniform hours of operation at temporary polling places and eliminates mobile or movable polling places.

Do you plan to vote in Texas’ November elections? The time to register is now

Texans hoping to participate in the Nov. 5 election have until Oct. 7 to register to vote.

  Democratic debate covered expected issues: immigration, guns, health care

The debate covered the expected topics; how do you think they did?

  WEBXTRA: Could Texas be a swing state in 2020?

Could Texas be a swing state in 2020? Tonight’s debate in Houston highlights that thought on a diverse college campus in a diverse city.

Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of 2020 presidential race

Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race.

Later bedtime linked with obesity for children under 6, study finds

A new study has linked a later bedtime with an increased risk of obesity for young children.

  Judge refuses to delay sentencing of Trump ally Roger Stone

A federal judge has refused to delay sentencing for Roger Stone on his conviction for witness tampering and lying to Congress.

  Trump pardons Edward DeBartolo Jr., former San Francisco 49ers owner

DeBartolo Jr. built the San Francisco 49ers’ 1980s-'90s dynasty. He was involved in one of the biggest owners’ scandals in the sport’s history.

Homeland Security waives contracting laws for border wall

President Donald Trump’s administration is waiving federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.

  Bloomberg makes debate stage, facing Dem rivals for 1st time

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll published Tuesday shows Bloomberg with 19% support nationally.

  Rain postpones Daytona 500, dampening event, Trump’s visit

Trump made a grand entrance before the start of the race. He gave thousands of fans a flyover of Air Force One and then rode onto the track in the presidential motorcade as the audience roared with delight.

Shift to digital census raises fear of Iowa-like breakdown

Some observers worry that this year’s census carries the same potential for mayhem as last month’s Iowa caucuses, except on an infinitely larger scale.

  Diversity test: 2020 Democrats seek their fortunes in Nevada

Democratic presidential candidates in the still-crowded 2020 field are facing their first test in the racially diverse state of Nevada with solid union muscle and shaky plans for a presidential caucus.

  US and Taliban agree to truce, way forward in Afghanistan

The official said Friday the agreement for a seven-day “reduction in violence” to be followed by the start of all-Afghan peace talks within 10 days is “very specific” and covers the entire country including Afghan forces.

  Rep. Jim Jordan accused of telling OSU wrestler’s brother to deny abuse claims

Jordan, a former assistant coach of the team for eight years, is accused of knowing about the abuse athletes suffered at the hands of a former team doctor and turning a blind eye.

Elections Video

  Politics and Thanksgiving table talk

Pass the turkey, hold the arguments. How do you survive talking politics at the dinner table?

  VIDEO: Rep. Travis Clardy discusses House turmoil, secret recording

VIDEO: Rep. Travis Clardy discusses House turmoil, secret recording

  Lake Tyler Boat Ramps

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  Tyler Sewage Spill

Keep the latest from games across East Texas. Watch Red Zone for highlights, scores and more.