For candidates in tight races and the parties that fund expensive get-out-the-vote efforts, Election Day has turned into Election Month: By Monday, voters in 34 states and the District of Columbia will be able to cast ballots in person.
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Early voting for the Nov. 4 Grayson County General and Special Election begins on Monday and runs through Halloween.
The Denison Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday evening. At 6:15, the board will hold a special called meeting to present the results of its 2012-2013 financial integrity rating.
The Sherman Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet Monday evening for a public hearing on district and campus improvement plans.
Over the past few weeks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a series of new programs and reforms, as a part of the 2014 Farm Bill. These reforms are aimed at giving farmers better options for risk management, and increasing eligibility for USDA microloan programs for beginning and family farmers.
The Denison City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Denison City Hall, Located at 500 W. Chestnut St. for a regular meeting. The Council will hold a discussion on designating a reinvestment zone for the purpose of economic development for tax abatement agreements. Other items that will be considered include:
There’s been a long-running theory that one reason medical costs are bloated is that doctors are scared of medical malpractice suits, so they order expensive and unnecessary tests to protect themselves from liability.
MIAMI—The Justice Department late Wednesday asked a federal judge to delay the release of dozens of videos of a Guantanamo captive being tackled, shackled and forced-fed at the prison camps in Cuba, saying it may move to block the judge’s order to make the material public.
WASHINGTON — Key Democratic groups said Tuesday that they were abandoning the airwaves in the Senate battle in Kentucky, increasing the chances that Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will hold on to his seat in November.
With Election Day still three weeks away, no one knows the eventual size of the freshmen class of the 114th United States Congress. But if history is any indication, approximately 90 percent of the 394 House members running for reelection will achieve it. And of the 80ish men and women who will take the oath of office for the first time next year, nearly all of them have spent the past months grinding against opposite-party opponents and girding for the final campaign push.