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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.

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Indian Embassy 'Actively Involved' in Sherin Mathews Case
Indian Embassy 'Actively Involved' in Sherin Mathews Case

The Indian Embassy in Houston says they are monitoring developments in the Sherin Mathews missing person case in Richardson.

Study Names Surprising Fast-Foot Chain Most Popular in Texas
Study Names Surprising Fast-Foot Chain Most Popular in Texas

A surprising fast-food chain is tops in Texas, according to a study performed by Business Insider and Foursquare.

McKinney Running Back Sets Texas High School Rushing Record
McKinney Running Back Sets Texas High School Rushing Record

McKinney High School running back Matt Gadek set the Texas record for rushing yards in a game against Plano East Thursday night.

Congresswoman Responds to Backlash Over Sex Assault Comments
Congresswoman Responds to Backlash Over Sex Assault Comments

U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, is standing by her comments to NBC 5 on sexual assault and harassment in spite of public scrutiny leveled her way on Thursday.

Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul
Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul

Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork for the...

Finals: Vote for Your Favorite Fair Food
Finals: Vote for Your Favorite Fair Food

Corny dog or funnel cake ... fried nacho or turkey leg ... what is your favorite food at The State Fair of Texas. Vote here.