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Texas lawmaker wants legal ruling on slot-machine like devices

Kentucky Downs / Kentucky Downs

A state representative wants Texas’ top attorney to weigh in on whether historical racing, and these machines, are legal at horse and dog racetracks.

Texas abortions down 13 percent since law changed

A new report says the decline was not as large as expected after the Texas Legislature made numerous changes to state law that went into effect last November.

Granger calls for ‘compassionate but tough solutions’ to border crisis

The Fort Worth Republican leads a group of GOP leaders focused on finding some “common-sense” responses to the immigration mess while ensuring the safety of children.

Debate about Texas debates?

Is Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price one of the toughest Texans?

Taking Sides: On the immigration crisis

“Star-Telegram” columnists Bob Ray Sanders and Cynthia Allen debate the tough choices that lie ahead on immigration and the border crisis.