Today is Monday, November 2, 2020. Here’s what you need to know:

Good morning, 

The Texas Supreme Court denied a GOP-led petition seeking to invalidate nearly 127,000 votes in the Houston area. 

CNN reported that the Republicans seeking to invalidate the votes argued that drive-thru voting violated federal law. The petition was an attempt to dismantle all drive-thru voting in Texas. 

This is the second time during this election that the all-Republican Supreme Court blocked the GOP’s attempt to invalidate drive-thru ballots. 

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Athens Weather

Expect sunny skies today, but it will be chilly with a high of only 48 degrees. Sit outside and soak up the sunlight before the winter darkness hits Ohio. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

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