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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
Body Found by Trinity Levee is Missing SMU Officer: ME

Body Found by Trinity Levee is Missing SMU Officer: ME

A body recovered along the Trinity River Trail Wednesday was confirmed Thursday as missing SMU Police Officer Mark McCullers, according to the Dallas County Medical Examiner.

8 Injured When School Bus, Car Collide in Justin

8 Injured When School Bus, Car Collide in Justin

Eight people suffered minor injuries Thursday morning when a school bus carrying middle school students collided with a car outside Northwest High School in Justin Thursday morning, MedStar Ambulance says.

Police Officer Suspended for Choosing Whataburger Over Duty

Police Officer Suspended for Choosing Whataburger Over Duty

A San Antonio police officer was suspended in July for choosing to eat Whataburger instead of helping another officer with an intoxicated man outside.

Texas A&M Fraternity Suspended After Student's Death

Texas A&M Fraternity Suspended After Student's Death

The Sigma Nu fraternity suspends its Kappa Sigma chapter at Texas A&M University following the death by drug overdose of a member last weekend.

Trump Built Campaign on 'Prejudice and Paranoia': Clinton

Trump Built Campaign on 'Prejudice and Paranoia': Clinton

Hillary Clinton says rival Donald Trump is spreading hateful messages online by retweeting white supremacists and anti-Semitic tweets and images to his millions of Twitter followers. Clinton delivered a speech

Strollers Recalled Due to Falling Hazard

Strollers Recalled Due to Falling Hazard

Dorel Juvenile has recalled around 20,000 strollers due to a falling hazard.