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Fort Worth lawmaker loses bid to stop historical racing 10:30 AM

Kentucky Downs / Kentucky Downs

A second lawsuit challenging the gambling machines has been filed in Austin.

Choice of debate site shows Hispanics’ importance in Texas elections 6:50 PM

Hispanic potential voters in every region of the state are being hotly pursued by both Republicans and Democrats.

‘No’ vote wins in Scotland by comfortable margin, ending push for independence 9:21 AM

The United Kingdom survived the threat of being ripped apart through a Scottish independence referendum, with voters rejecting breaking a 307-year-old union with England by a comfortable margin.

Opinion By Bud Kennedy

Anti-school-bond group taking debt fight across district lines 9:36 PM

A North Richland Hills Republican plans to influence Keller school and Fort Worth water district voters.

Former Rangers manager admits being untrue to wife 10:39 AM

Speaking publicly for the first time since his resignation, Ron Washington apologizes to his wife and the Texas Rangers, but does not take questions.

While rain falls, drought continues west of Fort Worth 1:29 PM

Some areas of Texas are expected to see heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Odile.

Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels 10:41 AM

Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East is headed for his signature after a sweeping Senate vote.

Gil LeBreton

Washington’s confession will have to do

The manager’s side of the story still leaves questions.

Bud Kennedy

Anti-school-bond group taking debt fight across district lines

A North Richland Hills Republican plans to influence Keller school and Fort Worth water district voters.

Mike Norman

Texas lawmakers will have to tackle electronic privacy issues

Committee hears complaints about restrictions on law enforcement.

Mac Engel

Cowboys VP Charlotte Jones Anderson deserves a spot at the big table

The men who run the professional leagues need to look beyond their own bias and start hiring smart women to help out.

Jim Witt

Bud Kennedy is a great example of ‘new school’ journalism at the Star-Telegram

He’s been at the paper for more than 30 years, but social media has made him one of our most-read writers.

Bob Ray Sanders

American media should not aid Islamic State with its propaganda

Publishing photos of beheadings helps ISIS’ depraved message.

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North Texas Day of Giving

Alice Carlson Applied Learning Center students pitch in.

DFW Welcomes Firefighter

DFW Welcomes Firefighter

Arlington firefighter home from Kabul.

Rivers Oaks Fire Rescue

Rivers Oaks Fire Rescue

Three police officers pull man from burning house.

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