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Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Monday, 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

Thursday, Sep 13, 2012

Perry Blames Obama Administration for Libya Attack

Perry Blames Obama Administration for Libya Attack

Gov. Rick Perry is blaming the Obama administration for the death of a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in an attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi.

Top Stories
I-45 Shut Down, Pigs on Road After Semi Crash
I-45 Shut Down, Pigs on Road After Semi Crash

Authorities round up several pigs after a semi crash that has shut down Interstate 45 in Wilmer Thursday morning.

DPD Issue Bulletin After Woman Sexually Assaulted, Robbed
DPD Issue Bulletin After Woman Sexually Assaulted, Robbed

Police say they are searching for a man who broke into a Dallas apartment and sexually assaulted and robbed a woman Monday.

Dallas Police Search for Man Who Threw Acid on Woman's Face
Dallas Police Search for Man Who Threw Acid on Woman's Face

Dallas police say they're searching for a man who threw acid at a woman's face early Sunday morning.

Trump Mocks Mika Brzezinski's Looks, Calls Her 'Crazy'
Trump Mocks Mika Brzezinski's Looks, Calls Her 'Crazy'

President Donald Trump used base terms to ridicule the looks and temperament of a female MSNBC host on Thursday while she was on air, remarks that the cable network referred to as "bullying." In a pair...

Cowboys Nixed Favre Trade When GB Asked for Romo: Ed Werder
Cowboys Nixed Favre Trade When GB Asked for Romo: Ed Werder

Former Dallas Cowboys beat writer Ed Werder says Tony Romo told him the Cowboys called off a potential trade for Brett Favre when the Green Bay Packers asked for Romo to be included in the deal.