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Friday, Apr 4, 2014

Lone Star Politics - April 6, 2014

Lone Star Politics - April 6, 2014

NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News talks with candidates Kinky Friedman, David Alameel and more.

Friday, Jan 31, 2014

Lone Star Politics - February 2, 2014

Lone Star Politics - February 2, 2014

Lone Star Politics - presented by NBC 5 News and The Dallas Morning News with NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News.

Friday, Jan 31, 2014

Dallas Morning News' Wayne Slater On Lone Star Politics

Dallas Morning News' Wayne Slater On Lone Star Politics

Wayne Slater, Senior Political Writer for The Dallas Morning News talked about breaking the story on gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on "Lone Star Politics." It airs Sunday at 8:40 am on NBC 5.

Friday, Jan 31, 2014

State Sen. Royce West on Lone Star Politics

State Sen. Royce West on Lone Star Politics

State Sen. Royce West (D) Dallas County talked about the Wendy Davis campaign with NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and Gromer M. Jeffers of the Dallas Morning News on Sunday's "Lone Star Politics." It airs Sunday at...

Saturday, Jan 18, 2014

Texas GOP Candidates: Immigration Stance Can Win Votes

Texas GOP Candidates: Immigration Stance Can Win Votes

Expect Texas Republicans to take hard line on immigration to win the party base for upcoming elections.

Saturday, Nov 9, 2013

Abbott And Davis Officially Running For Governor

Abbott And Davis Officially Running For Governor

Fort Worth Democrat Wendy Davis and GOP Attorney General Greg Abbott formally register to run for highest office in Texas.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2013

Texas Embarks On Next Round of Abortion Arguments

Texas Embarks On Next Round of Abortion Arguments

Next round in fight over abortion restrictions begins this week.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2013

Sen. Cruz: Members of GOP Turned On Colleagues

Sen. Cruz: Members of GOP Turned On Colleagues

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said Saturday that Republicans lost the government shutdown budget battle because some members of his own party in Congress turned on their colleagues -- but he also said he expects they won't...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2013

Democrat Wendy Davis Campaigns In Heavily GOP Areas

Democrat Wendy Davis Campaigns In Heavily GOP Areas

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis hit the campaign trail in Waxahachie Saturday.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013

Sen. Wendy Davis Running for Texas Governor

Sen. Wendy Davis Running for Texas Governor

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis announced Thursday that she wants to be the next Governor of Texas.

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Sinkhole Opens in Haltom City; Concerns for School Traffic
Sinkhole Opens in Haltom City; Concerns for School Traffic

The westbound service road along Loop 820 in Haltom City is shut down after a large sink hole opened up in the middle of the road Sunday afternoon.

Man Warns Against Looking at Eclipse Without Protection
Man Warns Against Looking at Eclipse Without Protection

North Texas will be able to take in a partial eclipse on Monday. In DFW, that means a 75% blockage of the sun by the moon. Ophthalmologists are especially concerned people here will sneak a peek with the...

Solar Eclipse Peak Times, Plus Finding Eclipse Glasses
Solar Eclipse Peak Times, Plus Finding Eclipse Glasses

The Solar Eclipse happens Monday afternoon, and is expected to reach it's peak in North Texas just after 1 p.m.

5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy
5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but it can fit any lifestyle and budget by considering these simple facts

Eclipse Eve: Millions Converge Across US to See Sun Go Dark
Eclipse Eve: Millions Converge Across US to See Sun Go Dark

Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to...

10 US Sailors Missing, 5 Hurt After USS McCain Collision
10 US Sailors Missing, 5 Hurt After USS McCain Collision

Ten U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker early Monday east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy's 7th Fleet in the Pacific in two months. The...