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Aug 6, 2018

Deadline Monday for 'Racially Gerrymandered' FW District

Deadline Monday for 'Racially Gerrymandered' FW District

Monday is the deadline to submit proposed fixes for Fort Worth’s state House District 90 which, according to the Supreme Court, was racially gerrymandered.

Jul 28, 2018

Texas Congressman's Home Tops List in Austin Water Use

Texas Congressman's Home Tops List in Austin Water Use

Records show U.S. Rep. Mike McCaul and his family last year used more water than any other residence served by the Austin Water district, consuming more than 1.4 million gallons.

Jul 21, 2018

Texas Slayings Highlight Shortcomings in State Parole System

Texas Slayings Highlight Shortcomings in State Parole System

Authorities say a Texas felon accused in a criminal rampage that killed three people shows cracks in the state's criminal justice system.

Jul 18, 2018

Texas Woman Approaches City Council Dressed As Cockroach

Texas Woman Approaches City Council Dressed As Cockroach

A South Texas woman showed up to a recent City Council meeting dressed as a cockroach.

Jul 17, 2018

Report: Texas Saw Increase in Student Arrests for Threats

Report: Texas Saw Increase in Student Arrests for Threats

A new report shows a sharp increase in arrests of Texas students for threatening violence in the wake of the deadly high school shooting in February in Parkland, Florida.

Jul 19, 2018

Outgoing Dallas GOP Lawmaker Calls for Trump's Impeachment

Outgoing Dallas GOP Lawmaker Calls for Trump's Impeachment

An outgoing Republican legislator in Texas who has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump is calling for his impeachment.

Jul 11, 2018

Texas Brightens Budget Outlook But Warns of Trade War Risks

Texas Brightens Budget Outlook But Warns of Trade War Risks

Rising oil prices and economic growth has Texas officials projecting a bigger financial cushion to pay for Hurricane Harvey, school safety and health services for the poor.

Jul 10, 2018

Texas Lawmaker is Newest Member of House

Texas Lawmaker is Newest Member of House

Republican Michael Cloud of Texas has been sworn in as the newest member of Congress, succeeding Blake Farenthold, who resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment and an ethics probe.

Jun 15, 2018

Texas Man Buys Pizzas For Immigrants Found in Big Rig

Texas Man Buys Pizzas For Immigrants Found in Big Rig

A Texas man delivered boxes of pizza to dozens of undocumented immigrants who were found in the back of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Telemundo San Antonio reported. Armando Colunga saw a news report...

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