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Texas Coverage 9.4

Calling it the "Tony Express," Tony Sanchez was in Lubbock on Wednesday evening. The campaign stop was part of a five city tour through the Panhandle that started in Amarillo. He also stopped in Canyon, Tulia, and Plainview.

Meanwhile, Sanchez's opponent, Governor Rick Perry, was in Amarillo on Wednesday. Perry was also on the campaign trail. According to the latest media poll, Perry is ahead of Sanchez. Although, the Scripps Howard Texas poll shows that Perry's approval ratings are going down.

Two young boys from Ft. Worth were in the hospital Tuesday morning after they got into a wreck on their go-cart. Police say a car hit the boys after they ran a stop sign. A 10 year-old boy is in critical condition and the 12 year-old is in serious condition.

In Chapel Hill, an eighth grader is dead after collapsing during football practice. 13 year-old Joshua Johnson was jogging on a practice football field Tuesday afternoon when he collapsed. A licensed trainer tried to do CPR on the boy, but he died at a hospital about 5:00 p.m. Tuesday. It's still not known what caused the boy to collapse.

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