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Wednesday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Monday, 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 Firefighter Dies After Road-Rage Crash

North Texas Firefighter Dies After Road-Rage Crash

A White Settlement Firefighter who was struck by a pick-up truck while riding his motorcycle has died.

Man, 70, Injured After Crashing into FW Fire Truck

Man, 70, Injured After Crashing into FW Fire Truck

Fort Worth firefighters say a 70-year-old driver was injured after crashing into one of their fire trucks early Monday morning.

1 Child Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Water Incidents

1 Child Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Water Incidents

Emergency crews rushed two children to the hospital after finding them unresponsive at apartment swimming pools.

Popular Fort Worth Store Clerk Killed in Robbery

Popular Fort Worth Store Clerk Killed in Robbery

Fort Worth police asked for help Sunday in identifying a masked bandit who killed a store clerk during a robbery, even though the victim was cooperating.

Dump Trump Movement Planning for Convention Floor Fight

Dump Trump Movement Planning for Convention Floor Fight

The grassroots movement aimed at ousting Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention is planning for a convention floor fight, hiring staff, establishing a command center in Cleveland and rolling out ads...

6 Stabbed at White Supremacist Rally in Sacramento

6 Stabbed at White Supremacist Rally in Sacramento

At least six people were stabbed and others were struck by chunks of thrown concrete when a white supremacist group clashed with counter-protesters at the California state Capitol in Sacramento on Sunday.