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Time to put the brakes on building more toll roads

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Texas must find other ways to fund its highway system.

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

Finnegan’s ‘surreal’ leap with Royals has TCU family buzzing

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Royals pitcher and former TCU ace Brandon Finnegan could become the first player to compete in the CWS and World Series in the same year.

State board suspends accused veterinarian’s license for five years

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Millard Lou Tierce acknowledged keeping pets alive after telling the owners that they had been euthanized.

Teen accused of killing mom, sister ruled incompetent

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Parker County teen Jake Evans will remain at the maximum-security North Texas State Hospital in Vernon for up to 120 days as professionals “assist him in regaining competency.”

Latest Ebola contact numbers released

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Updated numbers show 60 people removed from list of potential Ebola contacts as of Tuesday at noon.

Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. He was 88.

Cowboys release rookie Michael Sam from practice squad

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The defensive end/linebacker is the first openly gay player vying to join an NFL team's 53-man roster.

Texas gubernatorial candidates encourage voters to cast ballots early

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

More Tarrant County voters turned out to vote Monday than on the first day of voting in the 2010 gubernatorial election.

Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police said Tuesday has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana.