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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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Dallas Firefighter Crashes Into SUV, Killing Pregnant Teen
Dallas Firefighter Crashes Into SUV, Killing Pregnant Teen

An off-duty Dallas firefighter speeding down a Cedar Hill highway crashed into an SUV, killing a pregnant woman and her unborn child early Wednesday morning, according to police.

Heartfelt Gesture Turns Into Hate for North Texas Couple
Heartfelt Gesture Turns Into Hate for North Texas Couple

A North Texas couple is receiving racist backlash over a viral video intended to be heartwarming.

Toilet Failure Causes Thousands in Flooding Damage: Family
Toilet Failure Causes Thousands in Flooding Damage: Family

A North Texas dad has a warning after his family returned from vacation to a home drenched with water. He says the toilet’s to blame, the same one installed in many of his neighbors’ homes.

Father, Kids Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide Identified
Father, Kids Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide Identified

The identities of two children believed to have been fatally shot by their father before he killed himself have been identified.

Trump Bet on Moore Brings Biting Projected Defeat: Analysis
Trump Bet on Moore Brings Biting Projected Defeat: Analysis

Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. And rarely has that bet appeared to fail so...

Eat Like a Dallas Cowboy Thanks to 2017 Family Cookbook
Eat Like a Dallas Cowboy Thanks to 2017 Family Cookbook

It's an annual tradition and this year's Dallas Cowboys Family Cookbook features an wide array of sweet and savory recipes from players, coaches, the Jones family and more.