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‘Lost Boy’ hopes to reunite with mom after 30 years

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David Kent / Star-Telegram

James Thiep Angui survived a civil war in Sudan, eventually making his way to Texas. He hopes to return home — for a visit to see his mother and family — next year.

Should Texas stop observing daylight-saving time?

Two state lawmakers have filed measures to address daylight-saving time.

Lawmaker to push bill on foreclosed gas leases

State Rep. Jim Keffer, R-Eastland, saw his previous bill to address the problems in the Barnett Shale vetoed by Gov. Rick Perry.

Clemency sought for schizophrenic man set for execution

Texas is on track for an 18-year low in executions, likely because the option of life without parole was added in 2005.

Three candidates vie for open seat on Euless council

Place 5 became open after Councilman Glenn Porterfield died in August.