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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:55 AM CST

Protesters Target Tarrant County GOP Dinner

Protesters Target Tarrant County GOP Dinner

Protesters lined the streets outside the Omni hotel in downtown Fort Worth on Saturday night as the Tarrant County Republican Party held an annual dinner inside.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:56 AM CST

Norma McCorvey's Moments in Dallas

Norma McCorvey's Moments in Dallas

NBC 5 was there when Norma McCorvey met Dallas County District Attorney Henry Wade. McCorvey was known as Jane Roe in the Roe vs. Wade Case. NBC 5 was also there when she was Baptized in the swimming pool of a Dallas pastor.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:57 AM CST

Frisco Council Race Headed for March 25 Runoff

Frisco Council Race Headed for March 25 Runoff

The Frisco city council seat that garnered nine candidates is headed to a runoff between two candidates: John Keating and Brandon Burden.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 04:00 AM CST

President Trump Talks F35 Costs In Florida Speech

President Trump Talks F35 Costs In Florida Speech

President Donald Trump talked about F-35 jet cost overruns to crowds at a rally in Melbourne, Florida, over Presidents Day weekend.

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:02 AM CST

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

Sen. John McCain says a free press is vital "to preserve democracy as we know it." And he cautions about efforts to muzzle a free press, saying "that's how dictators get started." The Arizona senator was asked...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 03:22 PM CST

Bill Would Allow Hunters to Target Bears, Wolves in Alaska

Bill Would Allow Hunters to Target Bears, Wolves in Alaska

Hunters could once again go after bears, wolves and other predators in national wildlife refuges across Alaska if an Obama-era federal law is overturned by Congress and gets the president's approval, NBC News...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 11:05 PM CST

‘I Am a Muslim Too’: Russell Simmons Headlines Unity March

‘I Am a Muslim Too’: Russell Simmons Headlines Unity March

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is feeling "zen" about a multifaith and multiethnic unity rally he's headlining Sunday — organized in response to the uncertainty and anxiety that was created by President Donald...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 03:17 PM CST

Legacy of Roe v. Wade Endures After Death of Woman Who Sued

Legacy of Roe v. Wade Endures After Death of Woman Who Sued

After the death of Norma McCorvey, the landmark decision in the Roe v. Wade abortion rights case lives on.

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 12:15 PM CST

Justice Department Cites Hiring Freeze Concerns for Disabled

Justice Department Cites Hiring Freeze Concerns for Disabled

Hiring freeze could violate Texas' federal agreement to improve facilities for intellectually disabled people.

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 11:57 AM CST

Some Texas Grad Students Hold Bar Conferences to Avoid Guns

Some Texas Grad Students Hold Bar Conferences to Avoid Guns

Students at the University of Texas at Austin are getting creative with their meetings to avoid guns being present.

 
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