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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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J.C. Penney Co. to Close 13-14 Percent of Stores
J.C. Penney Co. to Close 13-14 Percent of Stores

J.C. Penney Company will close 130 to 140 stores and two distribution centers during the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping.

Blue Bell Releases Latest Flavor of Ice Cream
Blue Bell Releases Latest Flavor of Ice Cream

Blue Bell settles the "cone or bowl" debate with their newest flavor of ice cream.

Police Detain Man Who Crashed Into Dallas Fire Truck
Police Detain Man Who Crashed Into Dallas Fire Truck

Authorities say they detained a man who crashed a vehicle into a fire truck in Dallas Thursday night.

Trump: 'Our Victory Was a Win for Conservative Values'
Trump: 'Our Victory Was a Win for Conservative Values'

President Donald Trump outlined his vision for the country Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, largely sticking to his platform on from the campaign trail. "Our victory was a win for conservative values," Trump said, pledging to support members of law enforcement, repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and build a wall "soon, way ahead of schedule." Trump is the first president to address the group during his first year in office since Ronald Reagan in 1981, according to the chairman of the American Conservative Union, which hosts the conference, who called that a "huge sign of respect."

'Hell or High Water' Sheriff Saddles Up for Oscars
'Hell or High Water' Sheriff Saddles Up for Oscars

Hollywood will honor the best in the business Sunday night at the Oscars, and one of the nominees in the Best Picture category has a distinct Texas connection.

Chase Ends in Crash on East Loop 820 in Fort Worth
Chase Ends in Crash on East Loop 820 in Fort Worth

Police say a driver went off road and crashed in east Fort Worth after a chase Friday morning.