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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
Alligator Found Outside Dallas Middle School

Alligator Found Outside Dallas Middle School

Authorities say they found a 6-foot alligator outside Steam Middle School in Dallas early Wednesday morning.

'Colonial' Name Change About Pronunciation, Not Money

'Colonial' Name Change About Pronunciation, Not Money

Fort Worth is still home to the longest-tenured PGA Tour event at a single course, but for the first time since the tournament was founded in 1946 the name “Colonial” will be omitted from its title.

Murder Mystery: Who Killed Fort Worth Grandmother?

Murder Mystery: Who Killed Fort Worth Grandmother?

One month after Maria Cortez was shot to death in a drive-by shooting while she was in bed asleep, her family is desperate to learn who did it and why.

Waybourn Defeats Anderson in Tarrant Co. Sheriff Runoff

Waybourn Defeats Anderson in Tarrant Co. Sheriff Runoff

Former Dalworthington Gardens Police Chief Bill Waybourn has won Tuesday's Republican runoff for Tarrant County sheriff over incumbent Dee Anderson.

Clinton Violated Email Rules: State Dept Audit

Clinton Violated Email Rules: State Dept Audit

Hillary Clinton disregarded various State Department guidelines for avoiding cybersecurity risks, an internal audit found Wednesday, faulting her and past secretaries of state for weak information management.

Survivor Recalls Texas Flood that Claimed Wife, Children

Survivor Recalls Texas Flood that Claimed Wife, Children

One year after the husband and father watched his family slip away in the Wimberley flash flood, Jonathan McComb spoke about loss and life.