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High-speed rail gaining momentum in Texas

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

A privately funded high-speed-rail line from Houston to Dallas would include a single stop in College Station, an official says. Meanwhile, bullet train advocates look at a Fort Worth-Austin line.

Barge on Lake Bridgeport to deal with drought

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Lake Bridgeport’s dropping levels force a Springtown-based water provider and a power cooperative to add a barge to keep the water flowing.

Lawsuit filed to stop vote on historical racing in Texas

| |Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

A Fort Worth Republican lawmaker wants a temporary restraining order to stop a controversial vote by the Texas Racing Commission.

All Mansfield marshals sworn in as police officers

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Mansfield disbands its city marshals service and Chief Marshal Tracy Aaron becomes chief of police. Gary Fowler is now assistant police chief.

Texas Tea Partiers have Rick Perry’s back — on at least one issue

| |Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

North Texas Tea Party members say Rick Perry can be ‘all hat, no cattle,’ but they believe the indictment is pure politics.

Bank’s 50-year-old time capsule reveals Fort Worth’s state of mind in 1964

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Its contents are opened with an air of curiosity and ceremony Wednesday.

Fort Worth resident is the second confirmed case of Chikungunya

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Tarrant County Public Health said there are no signs that Chikungunya has become established locally. The Fort Worth resident had been to Puerto Rico.

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.

Eastern Hills student killed after jumping off bridge, officials say

|Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

The teenager was killed early Wednesday afternoon after she jumped from the Beach Street overpass at Interstate 30 and was then hit by a vehicle, authorities said.

Stadium Drive work squeezes out Arlington businesses

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

The city of Arlington is buying property along Stadium Drive to widen it from four to six lanes. The project will displace eight businesses.