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The State Board of Education candidate who gained national headlines for her controversial Facebook comments lost her Republican runoff Tuesday.

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Voters will head to the Tuesday polls to settle runoff elections from the March primaries. There are a few local seats up for grabs.

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In Tarrant County, Sheriff Dee Anderson was in the fight of his career. He outlasted two challengers, but could not quite hit 50 percent. That means he’s headed for a runoff with Bill Waybourn, former police chief of Dalworthington Gardens.

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Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson is seeking his fifth and, he says, final term. 

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Before Ethan Couch and his mother fled to Mexico, they held a going-away party. Then they hopped in a pick-up truck and drove to the border.