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Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 10:43 AM CST

Trump Calls Assault Claim Fake News, Denies Knowing Accuser

Trump Calls Assault Claim Fake News, Denies Knowing Accuser

After spending the weekend criticizing his political opponents in a tweetstorm, President Donald Trump went on the offense again Tuesday — this time denying a sexual assault claim and attacking the "fake...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 10:05 AM CST

Bumpy Brick Roads in Fort Worth Could Get Upgrades

Bumpy Brick Roads in Fort Worth Could Get Upgrades

Brick roadways could soon get a bit smoother if Fort Worth City Council votes to approve $389,715 for brick pavement rehabilitation.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 06:36 PM CST

Attorney Charged With Lying in Russia Probe Pleads Guilty

Attorney Charged With Lying in Russia Probe Pleads Guilty

An attorney linked to a former Trump campaign official admitted Tuesday he lied to federal investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. Alex van der Zwaan, who worked at the law firm Skadden, Arps,...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 06:34 PM CST

DeSoto Superintendent 'Relieved of Duties'

DeSoto Superintendent 'Relieved of Duties'

DeSoto Independent School District Superintendent Dr. David Harris has been "relieved" of his duties, effective immediately.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 05:41 AM CST

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' That Family's Profiting From Presidency

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' That Family's Profiting From Presidency

Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he embarked on a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 09:16 AM CST

Trump Endorses Romney for Senate Bid in Utah

Trump Endorses Romney for Senate Bid in Utah

President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign they are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. The GOP's presidential nominee in 2012, Romney announced last week...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:40 PM CST

White House: Trump Moves to Improved Gun Background Checks

White House: Trump Moves to Improved Gun Background Checks

The White House has shown support Monday towards efforts to improve background checks for gun purchases since the gun debate was sparked after the deadly Florida high school shooting that left 17 students and...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 07:21 AM CST

Pa.'s New Congressional Map Could Boost Democrats

Pa.'s New Congressional Map Could Boost Democrats

Pennsylvania's high court issued a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on its self-imposed deadline on Monday, potentially giving Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 05:44 PM CST

One-on-One: Valdez Hopes Experience Trumps Fundraising

One-on-One: Valdez Hopes Experience Trumps Fundraising

In a one-on-one interview, gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez (D) acknowledges her campaign has taken a little time to get going but says there is "excitement and energy" everywhere she goes.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 05:54 AM CST

School Shooting Puts Pressure on Florida Lawmakers to Act

School Shooting Puts Pressure on Florida Lawmakers to Act

The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on...

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