A relative handful of big-name, wealthy, influential and/or politically connected Texans wrote letters on behalf of a similarly relative handful of below-average students seeking admission into the University of Texas at Austin.
Springing from a city-sponsored community assessment 17 years ago that showed a need for broader healthcare services, the Hispanic Wellness Fair has become a popular annual event attracting thousands of people.
Fort Worth City Council members on Tuesday are expected to name a city charter review committee that will consider key political changes: adding two more council seats, making council terms longer than the current two years, raising the pay for council members and the mayor and setting term limits.
Three investors from Fort Worth, Dallas and Houston see enough potential in a proposed private Houston-Dallas high-speed rail line that they’ve joined a list of people who will commit $75 million to it.
Worried about being the victim of police racial profiling, Christopher Swen switched on his cellphone’s audio recorder when he was pulled over for a traffic stop after working late on the night of Sept. 9, 2013.
Top General Motors executives spoke loudly Tuesday about their confidence in the future of the company’s assembly plant in Arlington — $1.4 billion worth of confidence, the automaker’s largest single plant investment this year.