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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.

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'National Margarita Day' Drink Specials in North Texas

'National Margarita Day' Drink Specials in North Texas

Cheers! Wednesday is National Margarita Day. Several North Texas hot spots are offering specials deals to celebrate.

Selena Gomez's $3M Fort Worth Home for Sale

Selena Gomez's $3M Fort Worth Home for Sale

Pop star Selena Gomez is selling her 10,000 square foot Fort Worth dream home.

Arlington Jogger Shoots Would-be Armed Robber: Police

Arlington Jogger Shoots Would-be Armed Robber: Police

A jogger carrying a concealed handgun shot a juvenile would-be robber before dawn Wednesday in southwest Arlington, police say.

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

The Trump administration on Wednesday lifted transgender student bathroom protections, citing legal confusion.

New Questions About Plan to Crackdown on Illegal Immigration

New Questions About Plan to Crackdown on Illegal Immigration

New questions are being raised about the Trump administration’s plan to crackdown on illegal immigration.

TWU Graduate Research Building Evacuated

TWU Graduate Research Building Evacuated

The Denton Fire Department evacuated the graduate research building at Texas Woman's University on Wednesday.