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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.

Oct 3, 2012

Texas Senate Hopefuls Trade Barbs in Debate

Texas Senate Hopefuls Trade Barbs in Debate

The two candidates vying for Texas' open U.S. Senate seat are trading repeated and increasingly heated barbs during their first debate.

Sep 27, 2012

Perry Denies Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Perry Denies Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Governor Rick Perry says he was misdiagnosed with the condition during the campaign.

Sep 24, 2012

Fred Meyer, Former Texas GOP Chairman, Dies

Fred Meyer, Former Texas GOP Chairman, Dies

Fred Meyer, a former chairman of the Dallas and state Republican Party has died

Top Stories
Rocket Explodes During Test Flight in TX; No Injuries

Rocket Explodes During Test Flight in TX; No Injuries

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after launch on a test flight at the company's Central Texas development site.

2 West Nile Cases in Dallas County

2 West Nile Cases in Dallas County

Health officials confirmed two new cases of West Nile virus in Dallas County on Friday, bringing the total number of human cases in 2014 up to five.

Plane With Blown Tire Touches Down Safely at Love Field

Plane With Blown Tire Touches Down Safely at Love Field

A Southwest Airlines jet made a safe emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff Friday.

Review Faults Fort Worth Police in Racial Incidents

Review Faults Fort Worth Police in Racial Incidents

An outside review of racial complaints by three black Fort Worth officers concludes there has been a hostile work environment within the department.

Former Teacher Sentenced in Deadly Hit & Run Crash

Former Teacher Sentenced in Deadly Hit & Run Crash

Former teacher Tammy Lowe was sentenced Friday to eight years for manslaughter charge, 10 years for failure to stop and render aid charge for killing a child during a hit-and-run crash last January.

Gov. Perry's Team Will Ask Judge to End Case

Gov. Perry's Team Will Ask Judge to End Case

An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.