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Feb 12, 2014

Davis to Announce Bid for Governor

Davis to Announce Bid for Governor

When Wendy Davis walks into the coliseum where she received her high school diploma on Thursday to announce a bid to become Texas governor, she will also walk onto a national stage from which she'll call...

Sep 30, 2013

Big Week Ahead For Wendy Davis

Big Week Ahead For Wendy Davis

Fort Worth Democrat and political rising star Wendy Davis talks to conference days before announcement, possibly to run for Texas Governor.

Sep 28, 2013

Gov. Perry: Stop Obamacare But Not The Government

Gov. Perry: Stop Obamacare But Not The Government

Perry: federal health care law has failed but he doesn't want to shut down the government to stop it.

Sep 8, 2013

Texas Lawmakers Showered With Free Football Tickets

Texas Lawmakers Showered With Free Football Tickets

Lawmakers given free Cowboys and college football tickets.

Aug 3, 2013

Republican To Challenge Dallas DA Craig Watkins

Republican To Challenge Dallas DA Craig Watkins

Embattled Dallas DA Watkins draws 2014 Republican challenger.

Apr 29, 2013

Early Voting Begins for May 11 Elections

Early Voting Begins for May 11 Elections

Early voting in person begins Monday for the May 11 elections. Citizens have until May 7 to vote early.

Mar 18, 2013

Texas Lawmakers May Cut Perry's Power

Texas Lawmakers May Cut Perry's Power

One state bill under consideration seeks to impose a two-term limit.

Jan 10, 2013

Perry to Address Conservative Policy Gathering

Perry to Address Conservative Policy Gathering

Gov. Rick Perry is delivering the keynote address at an annual policy orientation organized by a leading state conservative think tank.

Jan 3, 2013

Ted Cruz to be Sworn in as U.S. Senator from Texas

Ted Cruz to be Sworn in as U.S. Senator from Texas

Tea party favorite Ted Cruz will be sworn in Thursday as the first Hispanic to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate.

Dec 17, 2012

Perry to Speak at NRH Tea Party Meeting

Perry to Speak at NRH Tea Party Meeting

Gov. Rick Perry is to speak at a North Texas tea party event Monday, trying to shore up that base as he mulls another run for governor and possibly a second presidential run.

Top Stories
North Texas Man Suspected of Mailing Hoax Letters: Feds

North Texas Man Suspected of Mailing Hoax Letters: Feds

A North Texas man is accused of sending hundreds of envelopes containing white powder, according to the United States attorney's office.

Puppy Has Surgery After Thrown from Car

Puppy Has Surgery After Thrown from Car

Days after surgery to repair broken bones in both of her hind legs, a Kaufman County dog named Charlee is recovering well, according to her veterinarian.

North Texas Doctor Fighting Ebola Asks For Prayers

North Texas Doctor Fighting Ebola Asks For Prayers

"The prognosis is grave" for a Fort Worth doctor battling the deadly Ebola virus, according to Dr. David McRay with JPS Health Network.

Large Fire Spreads Through Frisco Field

Large Fire Spreads Through Frisco Field

Firefighters are working to extinguish a large grass fire Monday evening Frisco. The fire was reported near SH 121 and Coit Road.

Fort Worth Burglary Call Leads to Murder Investigation

Fort Worth Burglary Call Leads to Murder Investigation

Fort Worth police are investigating a possible murder.

Community Leaders Show Support for Immigrant Kids

Community Leaders Show Support for Immigrant Kids

Several community and religious leaders spoke Monday in support for the immigrant children who are expected in Dallas County in August.