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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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
Amber Alert: Girl Safe, Uncle Killed

Amber Alert: Girl Safe, Uncle Killed

A missing 9-year-old Benbrook girl abducted by her uncle is safe in Bossier City, Louisiana, Benbrook police say.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Much of North Texas

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Much of North Texas

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of North Texas until 5 a.m. Wednesday.

Irving Teen Killed, Boyfriend Arrested

Irving Teen Killed, Boyfriend Arrested

Irving police are investigating the death of a high school student.

Family Sues Fort Worth, Officers Over Fatal Shooting

Family Sues Fort Worth, Officers Over Fatal Shooting

An east Fort Worth family filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday against the City of Fort Worth and seven police officers for the May 2013 fatal shooting of a man in his garage, a man they say was unarmed.

Community College Offers Careers Without Huge Debt

Community College Offers Careers Without Huge Debt

You can make big bucks without having a four-year degree.

Threats Sent to Garland Shooters' Phoenix Mosque

Threats Sent to Garland Shooters' Phoenix Mosque

A civil rights group has asked the FBI to investigate a threatening letter sent to a Phoenix mosque that was once a place of worship for suspects in a shooting three weeks ago at a Texas cartoon contest...