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O’Rourke leading Cruz by 2 points in new Reuters poll


November 6, 2018

O’Rourke leading Cruz by 2 points in new Reuters poll A new Reuters-Ipsos online poll of Likely Voters shows O’Rourke with a 2-point lead over Cruz. A new Quinnipiac poll of Likely Voters in Texas shows Cruz with a 9-point lead. The Democratic congressman aiming to unseat Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in Texas has pulled even in the race, …

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Welcome to Houston’s most unique polling places


November 6, 2018

HOUSTON (KTRK) — For most of us, voting is a pretty standard affair: Show up to a neighborhood school, church or municipal building, cast your ballot and be on your way. But some lucky Houstonians get to cast their ballot in a more unique setting A neighborhood affair In one Houston neighborhood, voting might as well be a block party. …

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Wrong-way driver crashes into police cruiser during chase in Galveston Ad Duration00:00 PAUSE Current time00:13 Seek 00:00 Duration00:29 TOGGLE MUTE Volume SETTINGSTOGGLE FULLSCREEN


November 6, 2018

GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) — A chase in Galveston ended with a suspect going the wrong way on I-45, then crashing into a police cruiser and injuring the officer. Video shows the suspect’s SUV smashed against the officer’s car. It all started when a woman called Galveston police late Monday night saying the suspect threatened her and had a gun. The …

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Election officials blame problems with electronic voting machines on “operator error”


November 6, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — There is increasing anxiety over whether the popular eSlate voting machines prevalent across Texas counties are reliable. As first reported by Eyewitness News in October, numerous voters have been complaining that when voting straight ticket, the machines would switch the senate choice to the opposing party. It almost happened to Emily James, a freelance editor who …

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17-year-old girl shot while praying in her bedroom in southwest Harris County


November 6, 2018

A teen is recovering after deputies say she was shot in the arm while praying in her southwest Harris County home. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office says this happened around 11 p.m. Monday at the 14400 block of Rio Bonito. Investigators say the 17-year-old girl was in her room, kneeling down and praying when a bullet came through the wall …

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I Voted: Origin of the sticker proudly proclaiming you did your civic duty


November 6, 2018

One of the best parts about voting as an adult, beyond participating in a noble tradition of civic engagement, is getting that nifty “I Voted” sticker to show everyone you did something that sadly not a lot of people do. Blame a generation brought up on stickers attached to school work by approving teachers. It’s like a badge of honor …

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Man charged with capital murder in Briarforest slaying


November 6, 2018

Joshua Courtney Callis, 34, was in the city jail on an unrelated charge when he was arrested this week on the capital murder charge. He is now being held in the Harris County Jail without bond. He’s accused of killing Christian Chapman on May 29 at an apartment complex at 11980 Overbrook Drive near Gray Falls. Chapman’s body was lying …

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Border Patrol cancels election morning ‘crowd control’ demonstration in El Paso


November 6, 2018

  EL PASO — The press release went out Monday, the reporters showed up Tuesday morning, then the U.S. Border Patrol abruptly cancelled its Election Day “crowd control exercise” without immediately stating a reason. Three agents who greeted about a dozen reporters near the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry Tuesday morning said it will be re-scheduled. The agency had …

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Man Dead in ‘Heartbreaking’ Fiery Crash in Arlington


November 6, 2018

A man died in a fiery crash on Interstate 20 Tuesday morning in Arlington, police said. The truck was headed eastbound and drove off the main lanes of the road, striking an unoccupied sedan parked on the shoulder, police said. The impact caused the truck to overturn on the highway and catch fire, police said. The driver of the truck …

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JJT: 10 Thoughts on the Cowboys Loss to the Titans


November 6, 2018

Dallas has now lost consecutive games and its chances of making the playoffs just became a lot more difficult. Here are NBC 5 Cowboys Insider Jean-Jacques Taylor’s 10 thoughts on the Cowboys’ 28-14 loss to Tennessee: 1. We’re going to look back at this game as the one that eventually got Jason Garrett fired. The Cowboys had two weeks to prepare …

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