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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 01:38 PM CDT

'Feed Oak Cliff' Fights for Grocery Store in South Dallas

'Feed Oak Cliff' Fights for Grocery Store in South Dallas

Anga Sanders, founder of "Feed Oak Cliff," is on a mission to bring fresh food and produce to her community.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 12:07 PM CDT

Trump Team Stands by Budget’s $2 Trillion Math Error

Trump Team Stands by Budget’s $2 Trillion Math Error

President Donald Trump's newly unveiled budget contains a massive accounting error that uses the same money twice for two different purposes, NBC News reported. Based on its supersized projections of 3 percent...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 07:55 PM CDT

Texas Moves to Soften Voter ID Law After Judge Finds Bias

Texas Moves to Soften Voter ID Law After Judge Finds Bias

A weakened Texas voter ID law moved closer to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's desk on Tuesday, watering down an original version that a judge compared to a "poll tax" and ruled had intentionally discriminated...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 06:58 PM CDT

Donald Trump’s Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises

Donald Trump’s Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises

The White House took pains to insist that the 2018 budget blueprint is keeping campaign promises, NBC News reported. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said that the president is making good on his vow to save...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 08:34 PM CDT

Trump to Retain Private Attorney in Russia Probes

Trump to Retain Private Attorney in Russia Probes

President Donald Trump is expected to retain Marc Kasowitz as his private attorney on matters related to the Russia investigation, sources told NBC News. Kasowitz has represented Trump a number of times in the...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 04:22 PM CDT

Bill Could Return Power to Texas Board of Ed.

Bill Could Return Power to Texas Board of Ed.

The often-combative Texas Board of Education would expand its ability to reject textbooks it doesn't like, rolling back limits that have been in place for more than two decades, under a proposal on the verge of...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 04:02 PM CDT

Senate Committee to Subpoena 2 of Flynn's Businesses

Senate Committee to Subpoena 2 of Flynn's Businesses

The Senate intelligence committee says it will subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses. The committee has already subpoenaed Flynn for documents regarding his contacts...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 04:08 PM CDT

Senate Passes Bill to Save Dallas Police, Fire Pension

Senate Passes Bill to Save Dallas Police, Fire Pension

The Texas Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that could help make the Dallas Police and Fire pension system solvent over the next 46 years.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 05:19 PM CDT

Poor and Disabled Big Losers in Trump Budget; Military Wins

Poor and Disabled Big Losers in Trump Budget; Military Wins

President Donald Trump fulfilled a major campaign promise Tuesday, proposing a $4.1 trillion budget plan that would upend Washington in a big way. But he drew rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 02:24 PM CDT

Watch: Did Melania Dodge Trump’s Hand Again?

Watch: Did Melania Dodge Trump’s Hand Again?

The swat heard 'round the world appears to have a sequel. A day after Melania Trump appeared to rebuff the president's hand as the couple walked down the red carpet on the tarmac at Israel's Ben-Gurion...

 
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