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The federal income tax filing due date has been extended to July 15 because of COVID-19, the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service said.

Jamie Chapman was a 20-year-old college student when he made the fateful decision to drive after drinking at a party. He slammed into a tree and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Although he survived the crash, it left him physically debilitated.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is urging consumers to remain alert to scammers posing as representatives from various federal government agencies, including the Postal Service, Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service. Usually, these scammers will call or email uns…

Texans should expect warmer weather, more wildfires and urban flooding, and increased impact from hurricanes through 2036 thanks to climate change, according to a new study from the Office of the Texas State Climatologist at Texas A&M University.

AUSTIN — Incumbent President Donald J. Trump, who received 94 percent of the vote in the Lone Star State’s Republican primary election, and former Vice President Joe Biden, who received 34.5 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary, were their parties’ top vote-getters on March 3, Super…

Incumbent U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, has 90% of the votes with 21% of precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press. 

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to strike down a 2016 California law that bans state-funded travel to states with discriminatory laws — a list Texas landed on nearly three years ago after the Legislature approved a religious-refusal law for adoptions …

A 2007 Carthage High School graduate was announced as the 2019 Military Instructor of the Year in the junior enlisted category for Naval Education and Training Command at a ceremony onboard Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida on Jan. 23.

Community members had a chance to get to know several of the Republican candidates for the upcoming March primary at the ‘Coffee with the Candidates’ event last Saturday at the Master’s Blend in Carthage.

Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz launched a podcast this week, saying he’ll use it to air his daily musings about the historic Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Cruz is a juror along with the other members of the U.S. Senate.