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Can Texas officials lead the way on the border crisis?

| |Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014

Texas lawmakers are filing bills, studying the issue and weighing in on how to solve the growing humanitarian crisis.

George W. Bush has second knee surgery

| |Monday, Jul. 14, 2014

The former president has had three surgeries in less than a year.

In drought-stricken Wichita Falls, a new source of water

| |Monday, Jul. 14, 2014

Wichita Falls is now using a 50-50 blend of treated wastewater and lake water for its residents.

Ready to knock George H.W. Bush’s socks off?

| |Saturday, Jul. 12, 2014

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams works to make sure the city of Burleson doesn’t forget a hometown hero.

Botanists love it: A new plant species found in Valentine

| |Friday, Jul. 11, 2014

A new species of a prickly, weed-like plant has been found in the tiny, remote West Texas town of Valentine.

Obama to meet with Perry on immigration crisis

| |Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014

Gov. Rick Perry will travel to Dallas today to meet President Barack Obama at a round-table discussion with other leaders about the surge of unaccompanied, undocumented children crossing the U.S.- Mexican border.

Ventura’s defamation suit against Kyle’s estate begins

| |Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014

Tara Kyle of Midlothian, widow of Chris Kyle, the slain author of American Sniper, is the first witness in a defamation suit filed by Jesse Ventura in federal court in St. Paul, Minn.

Davis attacks Abbott over chemical storage sites

| |Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014

Wendy Davis launched a trip around Texas on Texas attacking opponent Greg Abbott for blocking information about where dangerous chemicals are stored.

When will DFW get its first 100-degree day?

| |Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2014

The mercury is climbing this week, and the first 100-degree day may be any day.

Perry blasts Obama over border security

|Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry accused the Obama administration Sunday of inaction on the flood of illegal immigrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

State Bar moves forward on exoneree’s complaint against prosecutor

| |Monday, Jul. 07, 2014

An appeals court ruled that the prosecutor in the former Death Row inmate’s case withheld evidence.

Prominent UT alumni rally to support of embattled president

| |Monday, Jul. 07, 2014

Billionaire Houston trial lawyer Joe Jamail, one of the school’s top financial donors, said he told President Bill Powers not to quit as requested by Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa. “I think this is disgusting and the wrong thing to do for the University of Texas,” Jamail said.

Peach growers hoping for best crop in a while

| |Monday, Jul. 07, 2014

After a string of bad years that featured late freezes, hail, extreme heat and drought, area growers are harvesting what they say is a bumper crop, just in time for Saturday’s Parker County Peach Festival.

Source: UT President Powers’ resignation demanded

| |Saturday, Jul. 05, 2014

A source says the system chancellor told Powers he will be fired otherwise.

‘God is with every single child that crosses the border’

| |Saturday, Jul. 05, 2014

A North Texas woman who fled Central America at 16 says she can see her own harrowing escape in the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors who have entered the U.S. now.

Atop a vast field of wealth in South Texas, some barely scrape by

| |Saturday, Jul. 05, 2014

Poverty persists in colonias amid the riches of the Eagle Ford Shale.

Kinky Friedman on Texas politics: ‘Yeah, I’m done’

| |Saturday, Jul. 05, 2014

U.S. House members share a stylish moment — in searsucker suits.

Fireworks blast kills man in Comanche

|Thursday, Jul. 03, 2014

Trailer loaded with fireworks exploded, killing one man and injured three people who were setting up the annual Fourth of July display.

Rick Perry invites Obama to the border, WH says no plans. Yet.

| |Thursday, Jul. 03, 2014

The White House says President Barack Obama has no plans -- as of yet -- to tour the Texas/Mexico border when he’s in the state next week, despite an invite from Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- a 2012 Republican presidential hopeful.

Rain chances diminish in Tarrant County

| |Thursday, Jul. 03, 2014

A second round of showers and thunderstorms weakened Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, but isolated thunderstorms could pop up in Tarrant County.