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Same-sex marriage debate continues at Capitol

Same-sex marriage debate continues at CapitolHouse Bill 1745 aims to put restrictions on who can issue marriage licenses. That could pose an issue if the U.S. Supreme Court lifts the ban on same-sex marriage in the next few months.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Texas

DPS offers $5K reward for 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'

DPS offers $5K reward for 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'DPS offers $5K reward for 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Texas

Border voters react to Cruz candidacy

Border voters react to Cruz candidacyTed Cruz hopes to become the first Hispanic president, but as he launches his campaign reaction is mixed among Hispanic voters on the border.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Features

Bowie County cow has quadruplets

Bowie County cow has quadruplets15 is the cow making history in Bowie County with the incredibly rare feat of delivering four calves. Their names are Eeny, Meeny, Miney... and Moo.
  • Features
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Author: Both sides getting 'foreign laws' bill wrong

Author: Both sides getting 'foreign laws' bill wrongState Rep. Jeff Leach (R-Plano) argues his bill is not about Sharia, but many Muslims and supporters believe otherwise.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Texas

Dallas police chopper lands safely after bird strike

Dallas police chopper lands safely after bird strikeThe pilot of a Dallas police helicopter suffered minor injuries after the aircraft struck a bird over Lake Ray Hubbard.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

House Committee on Public Health hears testimony

House Committee on Public Health hears testimonyThe committee on public health will hear testimony on allowing patients to get life-saving drugs sooner, vaccines, and regulations for cigarettes and e-cigarettes.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

TxDOT warns drivers to stay safe in work zones

TxDOT warns drivers to stay safe in work zonesWith so much construction happening on Central Texas roads, the Texas Department of Transportation hopes to remind drivers to stay alert in work zones during National Work Zone Awareness Week.
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  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

Conservation license plates add hummingbird, rattlesnake

Conservation license plates add hummingbird, rattlesnakeWild for Texas Collection license plates add hummingbird, rattlesnake
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Recent rains may make for a great wildflower season, experts say

Recent rains may make for a great wildflower season, experts sayFrequent rains in the fall and winter may make for a better-than-usual wildflower season, according to experts at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Texas

North Texas boy, 12, arrested in friend's shooting death

North Texas boy, 12, arrested in friend's shooting deathA 12-year-old boy has been arrested in the death of a friend who was found dead with a gunshot wound in late February at a Garland home.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Ted Cruz to announce presidential run Monday morning

Ted Cruz to announce presidential run Monday morningTexas Senator Ted Cruz is expected to make a big announcement Monday morning -- his run for the 2016 presidential seat.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Ted Cruz sets off 2016 buzz with speech announcement

Ted Cruz sets off 2016 buzz with speech announcementNews that U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz would deliver a major speech at Liberty University on Monday set off a wave of speculation late Friday that the Texas Republican was preparing to take a step into the 2016 presidential race.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

Navajo WWII code talkers share legacy in Fort Worth

Navajo WWII code talkers share legacy in Fort WorthRetired United States Marines Peter MacDonald Sr. and Dan Akee, two of the remaining Navajo code talkers, spoke Friday in Fort Worth.
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  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

Harris Co. boy, 6, dies after being shot in the head

Harris Co. boy, 6, dies after being shot in the headHarris County Sheriff deputies have five people, including three juveniles, in custody. Detectives have yet to charge anyone.
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  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

Kidnapped store clerk dies after taken off life support

Kidnapped store clerk dies after taken off life supportKevin Garcia's family made the decision to take the critically injured store clerk off life support, according to a spokesperson from John Peter Smith Hospital.
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  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

Woman, 28, in critical condition after road rage shooting

Woman, 28, in critical condition after road rage shootingWoman, 28, in critical condition after road rage shooting
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  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Texas

'Strip for Jesus' signs catching community's attention

'Strip for Jesus' signs catching community's attention'Strip for Jesus' signs catching community's attention
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  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

WWII vet reunited with war plane 70 years later

WWII vet reunited with war plane 70 years laterTom Faulkner was a teenager when he flew his first mission as commanding officer of a B-24 Liberator.
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  • 1 week ago
Texas

Man accused of trying to send package with chemicals to White House

Man accused of trying to send package with chemicals to White HouseDaniel Eugene Sands, 26, was found in his car early Wednesday morning in the USAA parking lot off Fort Hood Road after several people called police to report a suspicious vehicle.
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  • 1 week ago
Defenders

TxDoT answers to House Ethics Committee

TxDoT answers to House Ethics CommitteeTxDoT was called to answer what went wrong and if the TxTag billing issues could have been prevented with a different vendor.
  • Defenders
  • 1 week ago
Texas

Senate lawmakers to debate education bills

Senate lawmakers to debate education billsThe Committee on Education planned to take public testimony on seven bills on the agenda.
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  • 1 week ago
Texas

Paxton files lawsuit over same-sex benefits in FMLA

Paxton files lawsuit over same-sex benefits in FMLAAccording to Paxton's office, the revised definition would direct state agencies to violate Texas law and grant family and medical leave benefits to married same-sex couples.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Texas

Stranded UT coed resists armed robbers in Houston

Stranded UT coed resists armed robbers in HoustonA University of Texas student who was at home for spring break came face-to-face with armed robbers in a parking lot, and says she fought back, despite being outnumbered five-to-one.
  • Texas
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Texas Senate approves 'campus carry' on party-line vote

Texas Senate approves 'campus carry' on party-line voteRepublican-led Senate gives the go-ahead to concealed handguns on college campuses.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Texas House passes sweeping border security bill

Texas House passes sweeping border security billHouse Bill 11 passed Wednesday by a 131-12 vote. The decision came after hours of debate and dozens of proposed amendments.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Legislation proposes separate watchdog for foster care

Legislation proposes separate watchdog for foster careHouse Bill 1371 would create a separate, independent Office of Consumer Affairs to oversee complaints about the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago