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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.

Sep 7, 2012

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

An appeals court has stayed an injunction that had blocked enforcement of parts of Texas' new voter registration laws.

Top Stories
Thousands Run in Cowtown Half Marathon

Thousands Run in Cowtown Half Marathon

Cowtown Marathon officials canceled Saturday's races amid a Winter Weather Advisory in North Texas.

Ebola Survivor Nina Pham to Sue Texas Health

Ebola Survivor Nina Pham to Sue Texas Health

Ebola survivor and nurse Nina Pham plans to sue Texas Health Resources, alleging her employer failed to develop policies and train its staff for treating Ebola patients.

Two Dead, One Survivor After Car Goes Into Creek

Two Dead, One Survivor After Car Goes Into Creek

Fire department said two people died and one survived after their vehicle went into a creek near I-30 in far west Tarrant County.

Cowtown Runners Invited to Another Marathon

Cowtown Runners Invited to Another Marathon

The Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series made free entries available for displaced Cowtown entrants.

Candidate Withdraws as FWISD Superintendent

Candidate Withdraws as FWISD Superintendent

Dr. Joel D. Boyd is withdrawing his bid to be the next Fort Worth ISD Superintendent.

Late Night Shooting Leads to Woman's Arrest and 1 Injured

Late Night Shooting Leads to Woman's Arrest and 1 Injured

There was a shooting in the 2700 block off Custer Drive Sunday around 12:30 a.m. that resulted in the arrest of Leratta Lashon Lee, 34.