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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
SF Bay Area Police Run Dallas Marathon for Slain Officers

SF Bay Area Police Run Dallas Marathon for Slain Officers

Five months ago, five police officers were killed in downtown Dallas. On Sunday, 20 California Bay Area police officers will pay tribute by running in the Dallas Marathon.

Local Boy Scouts Fill Care Packages for Overseas Soldiers

Local Boy Scouts Fill Care Packages for Overseas Soldiers

A troop of local Boy Scouts is making sure military men and women serving overseas have a little taste of home this holiday season. Saturday, Troop 224 teamed up with the task force Dagger Foundation to prepare...

Blue Star Prediction: Cowboys at Giants

Blue Star Prediction: Cowboys at Giants

NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs gives his prediction for Sunday night's Cowboys-Giants game on NBC 5.

Iran to Buy 80 Passenger Planes From Boeing

Iran to Buy 80 Passenger Planes From Boeing

Iran has finalized a $16.8 billion deal with Boeing to purchase 80 passenger planes, a deal made possible by last year's landmark nuclear agreement. The state-run IRNA news agency said 50 Boeing 737s and...

Hundreds of Trees Replanted in Tornado-Damaged Rowlett

Hundreds of Trees Replanted in Tornado-Damaged Rowlett

Volunteers replanted hundreds of trees in areas of Rowlett that were devastated by an EF-4 tornado last December.

Several Street Closures Underway for Marathon

Several Street Closures Underway for Marathon

Several streets throughout Dallas will remain closed until Sunday afternoon for the BMW Dallas Marathon.