News from around the state of Texas

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 at 04:24 PM CDT

TX Racing Commission Temporarily Back in Business

TX Racing Commission Temporarily Back in Business

The Texas Racing Commission is back in business -- but for just 90 days -- after a temporary deal was reached over legislative funding has suspended operations.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 at 06:24 PM CDT

Texas State Student Drives Barbie Jeep After DWI Arrest

Texas State Student Drives Barbie Jeep After DWI Arrest

A Texas State University student is taking social media by storm with the way she's coping with losing her license after a DWI.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 at 12:44 PM CDT

Women Who Appeared Drunk Board Texas School Bus

Women Who Appeared Drunk Board Texas School Bus

San Antonio school district officials say a bus driver was fired after three women who appeared to be heavily intoxicated boarded the bus and rode to a middle school.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 at 12:21 PM CDT

TX Man Died in Nebraska Collision With Deer: Officials

TX Man Died in Nebraska Collision With Deer: Officials

Authorities say a Texas man has died after his motorcycle struck one or more deer in the northwestern corner of Nebraska.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 at 12:17 PM CDT

Gov. Abbott Heading to Mexico Amid Some Friction

Gov. Abbott Heading to Mexico Amid Some Friction

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is heading to Mexico for the first time since taking office and amid some tension between Texas and the state's largest trading partner.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 at 08:06 PM CDT

TX Clinics File Supreme Court Appeal of Abortion Law

TX Clinics File Supreme Court Appeal of Abortion Law

Texas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign.

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