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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.

Dec 6, 2012

Dewhurst Talks Higher Education for 2013 Session

Dewhurst Talks Higher Education for 2013 Session

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is scheduled to discuss higher education in Fort Worth and how the state's universities may be affected in the 2013 legislative session.

Nov 29, 2012

Dewhurst to Preview Upcoming Legislative Session

Dewhurst to Preview Upcoming Legislative Session

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst will give a North Texas business group a preview of what he sees as the compelling issues to be faced by the session of the Texas Legislature convening in January.

Nov 9, 2012

Bush Family Member to Run for Office?

Bush Family Member to Run for Office?

George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, could be throwing his hat into the political arena.

Nov 4, 2012

Irving Police Tweet Increase in Burglaries

Irving Police Tweet Increase in Burglaries

Irving police use their new Twitter account to tweet about a string of burglaries in Valley Ranch.

Nov 4, 2012

Crunch Time for Candidates in State Senate Race

Crunch Time for Candidates in State Senate Race

Both candidates had a busy Sunday campaigning and making public appearances at area events.

Oct 6, 2012

Tarrant County Race Watched Across Texas

Tarrant County Race Watched Across Texas

Close state Senate race between Wendy Davis and Mark Shelton could help define the next Legislative session.

Top Stories
Air Force Instructor Convicted in Sex Scandal Dies

Air Force Instructor Convicted in Sex Scandal Dies

The first Air Force instructor convicted of rape in a sex scandal at one of the nation's busiest military training centers has died in prison.

Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

A warrant of arrest and detention affidavit obtained Tuesday by The Dallas Morning News reveals grisly details about the murder of a 5-year-old girl.

Court Papers Reveal State's Case Against Eric Williams

Court Papers Reveal State's Case Against Eric Williams

Court papers reveal case against man accused of slaying three people in Kaufman County last year.

No Charges After Fetus Found in High School Bathroom

No Charges After Fetus Found in High School Bathroom

The investigation into a fetus found inside a girl's bathroom at a Dallas high school is over, police say.

Dr. Kent Brantly: "I Felt Like I Was About to Die"

Dr. Kent Brantly: "I Felt Like I Was About to Die"

In an NBC News exclusive, Matt Lauer will sit down with Dr. Kent Brantly, the American doctor who contracted Ebola.

Hospitals Treat 16 After Bus Crash

Hospitals Treat 16 After Bus Crash

Ellis County officials say 16 were taken to nearby hospitals when a school bus tipped onto its side in Waxahachie Tuesday morning.