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Feb 11, 2013

NBC 5 Flash Survey Results

NBC 5 Flash Survey Results

See results of NBC 5 Flash Survey questions about the 83rd Legislative session in Austin.

Jul 13, 2015

Confederate Symbols at Texas Schools Come Under Scrutiny

Confederate Symbols at Texas Schools Come Under Scrutiny

Some Texas school districts have come under scrutiny for having Confederate symbols that backers say stand for tradition but critics say support racism.

Jul 10, 2015

Arson Suspected in 2 South Texas Church Fires

Arson Suspected in 2 South Texas Church Fires

Arson investigators suspect a link between fires at two churches in a small South Texas farming town.

Jun 29, 2015

Paxton: State Workers Can Deny Same-Sex Licenses

Paxton: State Workers Can Deny Same-Sex Licenses

Texas' conservative Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton called the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry a "lawless ruling."

Jun 24, 2015

Whole Foods Mislabels Prepackaged Items, Overcharges

Whole Foods Mislabels Prepackaged Items, Overcharges

Whole Foods supermarkets have been routinely overcharging customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods, New York City's consumer chief said Wednesday.

Jun 21, 2015

Tea Party Activists Want More Conservatism in Texas

Tea Party Activists Want More Conservatism in Texas

The Texas Legislature's tea party leaders are struggling to deliver on their most conservative promises.

Jun 20, 2015

Gov. Abbott Cuts $300M from Texas Budget

Gov. Abbott Cuts $300M from Texas Budget

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has cut $300 million from the Texas budget and vetoed 42 bills, including two that would have tightened loose ethics laws that he vowed to strengthen upon taking office.

Jun 18, 2015

'Freedom' Fries: TX Repeals Ban on Deep Fryers in Schools

'Freedom' Fries: TX Repeals Ban on Deep Fryers in Schools

It's about freedom, not the fries.

Jun 18, 2015

Gov. Abbott Signs Bill to Protect First Responders

Gov. Abbott Signs Bill to Protect First Responders

Governor Greg Abbott has signed a bill aiming to protect first responders from communicable diseases.

Jun 16, 2015

UT to Review All Academic Support Services For Athletes

UT to Review All Academic Support Services For Athletes

University of Texas President Greg Fenves says an investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in men's basketball could take a "couple of months," and he's ordered a broader review of academic services...