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In Ongoing Bond Election Saga, Missing Ballot Box Reveals Hundreds Of Votes

By Mitch Borden The controversial $569 million bond election for Midland Independent School District has taken another turn as county election officials have opened a missing ballot box with more than 800 votes from the Nov. 5 election. The sealed … Continue reading

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Midterms In West Texas: What Ector County ISD’s Tax Election Means For You

We’re days away from the start of early voting in the November elections. Leading up to that, Marfa Public Radio is bringing you coverage of what you can expect to see on the November ballot. In Alpine, Odessa and Midland, … Continue reading

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New poll finds race between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke “too close to call”

A new Quinnipiac University poll of Texas voters finds 47 percent support Cruz, the Republican incumbent, while 43 percent back O’Rourke, an El Paso Democrat.

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Texans Add Seven Amendments To State Constitution

Voters added seven amendments to the Texas Constitution on Tuesday. The mostly noncontroversial propositions won by wide margins of up to 70 points, via KUT News.

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Early Voting for Jeff Davis, Presidio and Brewster Counties

Early voting for Jeff Davis, Presidio and Brewster counties has begun, and continues through  Friday, November 2. Early voting will take place at the following locations: In Fort Davis at the new Jeff Davis County Clerk’s Office, 111 North State … Continue reading

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Decisions in Jeff Davis County

LISTEN NOW: Decisions in Jeff Davis County

Although more people are moving into Jeff Davis County, it still has one of the nation’s lowest population densities in the nation, with just over one person per square mile. Despite its vast lands, the county still relies on the … Continue reading

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Last Presidential Debate

The final of three debates between Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama is being held Monday night. KRTS will broadcast live NPR coverage of this debate, from 8 to 10 PM. The focus will be on foreign policy. The … Continue reading

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Community dialogue Thursday night in Marfa

Today (Thursday October 18) KRTS & Marfa Public Library are hosting a community dialogue about education at the library at 6:30 PM. We have invited teachers, administrators, parents, and local citizens to gather to have a conversation about education & … Continue reading

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Presidential Debate Tuesday Night

On Tuesday night is the second of three scheduled presidential debates between President Barack Obama, of the Democratic Party, and challenger Mitt Romney, of the Republican Party. The debate will be held at Hofstra University in New York state. NPR … Continue reading

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Vice Presidential Debate on KRTS This Thursday

Tune in Thursday, October 11 from 8 – 10 PM for a live broadcast of the debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan.  The hour and a half debate will be followed by a half hour of analysis from the … Continue reading

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