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Phil Collins Alamo artifacts to arrive in Texas

|Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Singer Phil Collins' vast collection of artifacts related to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution that he's donating to Texas is set to arrive in the state.

The race for the 6th Congressional District

| |Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton faces two challengers — Democrat David Cozad and Libertarian Hugh Chauvin.

Down in polls, Wendy Davis recalls own comebacks

| |Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Reminding worshippers of overcoming long odds in her personal life, Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on Sunday urged reliable Democratic voters at black churches to turnout in the face of predictions that she needs a miracle to win.

Teen learning to drive hits, kills boy in Lewisville

|Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

A 16-year-old girl learning how to drive hit a 12-year-old boy while backing out of a driveway in Lewisville and pinned him against a home, killing him, police say. A 10-year-old was also struck but not seriously injured.

Much at stake in State Board of Education races

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Voters often tune out at election time, but the board members play a huge role in the lives of Texas students.

Hogan’s goat and ‘Spicy Brown’ headline Texas campaigns

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

There’s not much humor in politics this year, but The Daily Show will find some.

Texan Phil Gramm honored for political past

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

George P. Bush packs up the moving van.

The race for House District 92

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

State Rep. Jonathan Stickland faces Democratic challenger Tina Penney.

Jim Thorpe’s body won’t move to a new burial ground

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A federal appeals court blocks moving his remains from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma.

Nearly a half-million Texans cast ballots

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

More than 40,000 Tarrant County residents cast ballots in the first three days of early voting.

Texas official: Most hospitals can't handle Ebola

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Texas' top health official said Thursday that most hospitals can't handle Ebola patients and that they should instead be treated at specialized care centers — a break with past federal assertions that nearly any American hospital can cope with the virus.

Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president.

Monarch butterflies face tough trek through Texas

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The 2,000-mile migration is reaching its peak across North Texas, but the butterflies’ habitats are disappearing

Hearing postponed for Texas sex offender suspected in 7 killings

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his hearing was in open court before dozens of journalists.

Former Dewhurst aide pleads guilty to taking funds

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A former top adviser to Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing $1.8 million in campaign funds from the powerful Republican.

Reward for woman missing from Plano garage now $25,000

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The reward for a missing Fort Worth woman last seen in a Plano parking garage has increased by $15,000, thanks to another anonymous donation, Plano police said Monday.

Cleburne officer who shot dog placed on leave

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The Texas Rangers have been called in to assist in the investigation.

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.

Showdown in Denton as voters weigh ban on fracking

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Yard signs, songs and accusations of Russian influence mark lively debate in Denton as oil and gas industry keeps a close eye on vote over hydraulic fracturing.

Belton residents offer support, help

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

People are raising money, offering moral and spiritual support, and lending a hand however they can as the Central Texas town deals with fallout from Ebola cases in Dallas.