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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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Bus Crashes into Tree at Dallas Love Field

Bus Crashes into Tree at Dallas Love Field

An employee shuttle bus crashed into a tree at Dallas Love Field Wednesday morning, city officials say.

1,300 Playground Slides Recalled After 2 Fingers Amputated

1,300 Playground Slides Recalled After 2 Fingers Amputated

Playworld Systems Inc. is recalling 1,300 slides that are used in school and municipal playgrounds after a defect caused two finger amputations in children.

Dallas Police Officer Shoots Man After Chase, Standoff

Dallas Police Officer Shoots Man After Chase, Standoff

Authorities say a Dallas police officer shot a man who led several officers on a pursuit and fired a gun at them outside a Garland hotel early Wednesday morning.

Trump Taps Retired General for Homeland Security: Sources

Trump Taps Retired General for Homeland Security: Sources

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close...

Houston-Bound Southwest Flight Diverted after Pressure Loss

Houston-Bound Southwest Flight Diverted after Pressure Loss

A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Houston was diverted to Jackson, Mississippi, after a loss in cabin pressure that prompted oxygen masks to deploy.

1 Dead After SUV Plunges Over Bridge in Fort Worth

1 Dead After SUV Plunges Over Bridge in Fort Worth

A Fort Worth man has died after his SUV traveled off an Interstate 35W bridge Tuesday in Fort Worth.