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Meat-free Monday lunches draws ire from official

|Tuesday, Sep. 09, 2014

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples is raising objections to a school district pilot program that encourages kids to eat meatless lunches once a week.

Fort Bliss increasing security procedures

| |Tuesday, Sep. 09, 2014

The Army is ramping up security at Fort Bliss, its sprawling West Texas post near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Wendy Davis autographs memoirs for supporters

| |Monday, Sep. 08, 2014

Hundreds of people stood in line Monday night for the chance to get Wendy Davis to autograph her memoirs for them.

Block-walking: Back to basics for the 2014 election

| |Saturday, Sep. 06, 2014

While technology is important, candidates say there’s no substitute for asking voters face to face for their support.

Somervell County makes cuts as Comanche Peak’s value drops

| |Saturday, Sep. 06, 2014

Somervell County, the second smallest county by size in the state, is forced to tighten its belt as the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant drops in value again.

GOP sends shoutout to local state senators

| |Saturday, Sep. 06, 2014

George P. Bush offers a double honor to his grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush.

Admonished UT regent defends investigations

| |Friday, Sep. 05, 2014

He has been accused of being on a “witch hunt” to oust school President Bill Powers.

Abbott questions Davis’ loyalty to the Cowboys

| |Wednesday, Sep. 03, 2014

Did Wendy Davis, who graduated from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass., once cheer for the New England Patriots? Opponent Greg Abbott questions her true colors.

DFW sees coolest summer in decade

| |Wednesday, Sep. 03, 2014

And with 4.34 inches of rain, August was the wettest since 1996.

A Cleburne artist, an Alamo hero and Aggie football

| |Wednesday, Sep. 03, 2014

Gov. Rick Perry’s office contacted Cleburne sculptor Jeff Gottfried to commission a sculpture of Alamo hero James Bonham for a trophy that will go to the governor of Texas or South Carolina, depending on who wins the annual football game between A&M and South Carolina.

Contract to Cheat

Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

U.S. employers treat many construction workers as independent contractors -- a tactic that costs taxpayers billions.

WFAA: Man accused in Kaufman killings had more targets

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

In court filings on Tuesday, prosecutors say Eric Williams, accused of capital murder in three Kaufman County slayings, wanted to kill two other officials.

Texans among beneficiaries of big donor’s generosity

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Millions of additional dollars are flowing into campaign coffers of Ted Cruz and others, thanks to Supreme Court ruling doing away with limits.

Nov. 4 ballot

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Here’s a look at most of what will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot in Tarrant County. There may still be a handful of city and school initiatives on the ballot that have yet to be determined.

New Texas laws go into effect Monday

| |Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

Nearly a dozen new laws go into effect Monday, touching on issues from judicial training to higher education for veterans.

Battle for Senate District 10 escalates

| |Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

As Labor Day arrives, candidates ramp up campaigns to replace Wendy Davis in the Texas Senate.

Elderly woman suspect nicknamed ‘No Soul’

| |Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Dorothy Canfield pleaded guilty to trying to hire a hitman to maim the Montgomery County district attorney and kill his chief prosecutor.

Texas governor turns a mug shot into a moneymaker

| |Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

State Rep. Lon Burnam gets roasted — and dumped on — for a Democratic cause.

Texas Tea Partiers have Rick Perry’s back — on at least one issue

| |Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

North Texas Tea Party members say Rick Perry can be ‘all hat, no cattle,’ but they believe the indictment is pure politics.

Perry has drawn $133,000 from state account to pay lawyers

| |Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

State expense records show Gov. Rick Perry has billed taxpayers $133,000 to pay his lawyers, more than previously reported.