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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
New Clues in Road Rage Crash that Killed Firefighter

New Clues in Road Rage Crash that Killed Firefighter

Police hope surveillance images from a business near the crash site will help them find the truck driver that struck Trevor Gage’s motorcycle Saturday.

Video Captures Large Brawl at Dallas Taquería

Video Captures Large Brawl at Dallas Taquería

A Facebook user captures a nearly 6-minute video of a WWE-style fight at a Dallas taquería.

North Texas Olympic Hopeful Out of Competition

North Texas Olympic Hopeful Out of Competition

North Texas Olympic hopeful, gymnast Alyssa Baumann, will no longer be competing in the Women's U.S. Olympic Team Trials set to take place next week.

RNC Rule Proposal Aims to Thwart 'Stop Trump' Forces

RNC Rule Proposal Aims to Thwart 'Stop Trump' Forces

In an attempt to block the "Stop Trump" movement that aimed to upend the Republican National Convention, delegates began circulating a draft rule that would effectively lock-in Donald Trump as the GOP...

Bishop Arts Streetcar Expansion Almost Complete

Bishop Arts Streetcar Expansion Almost Complete

The Dallas streetcar expansion project is in its final stage, with dozens of workers laying down the last bit of track before dry-runs into Bishop Arts begin next month.

Matthew McConaughey to Teach at UT Austin

Matthew McConaughey to Teach at UT Austin

Texas-born Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey is returning to his alma mater in the fall, but this time he'll be teaching his own class.