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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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Romo Has Broken Bone in Back, Could Miss Several Weeks

Romo Has Broken Bone in Back, Could Miss Several Weeks

A Friday MRI revealed Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back.

Denton To Spray for Zika Carrying Mosquitoes

Denton To Spray for Zika Carrying Mosquitoes

The city began asking residents in a Southwest Denton neighborhood Saturday for permission to spray for mosquitoes on their properties after someone living near-by contracted the virus on a trip to another...

FWISD High School Bands Battle

FWISD High School Bands Battle

R.L Paschal HS's Panther Band battled the Arlington Heights HS Yellow Jackets in Fort Worth on Saturday.

Wal-Mart Wants to Sell Liquor in Texas

Wal-Mart Wants to Sell Liquor in Texas

Wal-Mart's court fight to sell liquor at its stores in Texas looks to be back on track, but the courtroom is getting crowded.

10,000th Syrian Refugee to Reach US This Week

10,000th Syrian Refugee to Reach US This Week

The U.S. ambassador to Jordan says Washington will reach its target Monday of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a yearlong resettlement program. The program emerged as an issue in the U.S.

Child, 2, Beats Cancer, Outlives Trisomy 18 Prognosis

Child, 2, Beats Cancer, Outlives Trisomy 18 Prognosis

Hope Harrison, 2, is the epitome of her first name. Since she is usually smiling and giggling, it’s hard to believe that she was never expected to be born alive.