Texas Libertarians move forward with gubernatorial candidate

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Bob Booth / Special to the Star-Telegram

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz tries a bipartisan approach and finds success.

Perry’s passed-over pick for A&M president resigns

Guy Diedrich left his $300,000-a-year post as vice chancellor for strategic initiatives in March.

Texting-and-driving ban may still fail after Perry

Texas is one of only seven states without a law prohibiting all drivers from texting while driving.

Keller family fights for adoptive children to be released from Congo

A North Texas couple adopted two children — son Josias and daughter Mercy — from Africa but can’t bring them home because government officials won’t issue paperwork children need to leave the country.

State ethics unit found nothing to pursue in complaint against Davis

The Public Integrity Unit in the Travis County district attorney’s office looked into a political opponent’s complaint about state Sen. Wendy Davis’ legal work for the North Texas Tollway Authority.

Bluebonnets taking their time in North Texas this year

Around Ennis, home to the official state bluebonnet trail, locals say the best is yet to come.

Texas jobless rate falls to 5.5 percent in March

In Fort Worth-Arlington, the March jobless rate was 5.2 percent, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.