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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
Child Left in Hot Vehicle in Dallas: Firefighters

Child Left in Hot Vehicle in Dallas: Firefighters

A child left in a hot vehicle is being transported to the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, according to Dallas Fire-Rescue.

3,300 Local Pets Adopted for Clear the Shelters

3,300 Local Pets Adopted for Clear the Shelters

More than 3,000 animals were adopted Saturday at animal shelters across North Texas during the annual Clear the Shelters event.

Man Fatally Shot at Grand Prairie Sports Bar

Man Fatally Shot at Grand Prairie Sports Bar

A man was shot to death at a Grand Prairie sports bar Sunday at around 3 a.m., according to Grand Prairie police.

Adopting a Pet Won't Change Your Lifestyle or Break the Bank

Adopting a Pet Won't Change Your Lifestyle or Break the Bank

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but it can fit any lifestyle and budget by considering these simple facts

Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Resign as DNC Chair

Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Resign as DNC Chair

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention. DNC Vice Chair Donna Brazile will serve as interim chair through the election. The announcement...

Aggravated Robbery in Dallas Leads to Officer-Involved Shooting

Aggravated Robbery in Dallas Leads to Officer-Involved Shooting

An aggravated robbery in Dallas led to an officer-involved shooting at 1700 Chattanooga.