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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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Top Stories
Friends Remember Dentist Killed in Dallas Parking Garage

Friends Remember Dentist Killed in Dallas Parking Garage

A group of co-workers and friends gather to remember Kendra Hatcher, a dentist who was fatally shot in an Uptown apartment parking garage.

Vehicle, Driver Sought in Deadly FW Hit-and-Run

Vehicle, Driver Sought in Deadly FW Hit-and-Run

Fort Worth police are searching for the vehicle and driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run Thursday.

ID Wanted for Man Likely Shot During Sex Assault

ID Wanted for Man Likely Shot During Sex Assault

The Arlington Police Department needs assistance in trying to identify and locate a person who may have been shot by his victim during a sexual assault in July 2014.

Former Teacher Strikes Plea Deal in Hidden Camera Trial

Former Teacher Strikes Plea Deal in Hidden Camera Trial

A former Kennedale teacher accused of hiding a camera in a high school bathroom will spend a year behind bars after agreeing to a plea deal Friday.

Protecting a Pope Who Takes Selfies With the Crowds

Protecting a Pope Who Takes Selfies With the Crowds

Protecting Pope Francis when he travels to the United States later this month will be a particularly arduous task for the Secret Service and other security officers given this pontiff’s spontaneity and...

TX SAT Scores Lowest in More Than 2 Decades

TX SAT Scores Lowest in More Than 2 Decades

Texas high school students taking the SAT have put up the lowest scores in more than two decades.