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Perry compares state’s abortion law to Rivers’ death

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Gov. Rick Perry responded to questions Sunday about the Texas law setting new standards on clinics that perform abortions by pointing to comedienne Joan Rivers’ death at a clinic.

Third party candidates could play a role in governor’s race

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

The lesser-known candidates often act as spoilers in statewide races, and that could be the case on Nov. 4, experts say.

Barton out sick with gallbladder attack

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Fort Worth’s mayor and other leaders travel to China to promote air service.

Davis assertive, Abbott plays it safe in first debate

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

No real fireworks enliven a mostly dry gubernatorial debate in the Rio Grande Valley between Democrat Davis and Republican Abbott.

Guns, alcohol don’t mix, public tells TABC

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

After receiving hundreds of negative responses, officials of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission appear to be backing off a plan to allow alcohol to be sold at some gun shows, which would have come with strict conditions.

2014 elections: ‘That’s our Wendy’

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Wendy Davis’ hometown supporters cheer on their choice for Texas governor during the first debate Friday evening.

Fort Worth lawmaker loses bid to stop historical racing

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

A second lawsuit challenging the gambling machines has been filed in Austin.

Texas agriculture commissioner to resign

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Todd Staples is quitting his elected post to become president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association.

While rain falls, drought continues west of Fort Worth

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

Some areas of Texas are expected to see heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Odile.

Time to honor Tim Cole

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

A bronze statue honoring Fort Worth’s Tim Cole will be unveiled in Lubbock before family, friends and politicians.

Aledo’s campus police have military rifles, but they’re going back

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Officials in the Parker County school district say they will return weapons to the Department of Defense.

Accusations fly in the race for Texas governor

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis each claim their opponent is trying to draw attention away from improper political moves.

Texas voters face a much longer ballot in November

| |Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

The governor’s race is the tip of an electoral iceberg that includes everything from street and school bonds to statewide transportation funding.

New study links water contamination in Parker County to gas drilling

| |Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

Scientist hopes study leads to additional testing of water wells in Parker County.

PoliTex: What do you call a former president and his first lady?

| |Saturday, Sep. 13, 2014

Wendy Davis recognizes some familiar footwear during a book signing in Fort Worth.

Controversial historical racing has day in court

| |Saturday, Sep. 13, 2014

State Rep. Matt Krause asks local judge to put a stop to the new rule change; the Texas Attorney General’s office wants Krause’s case dismissed.

WFAA: FBI searching Kaufman suspect’s property

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

A law enforcement team is searching the property of Eric Williams, charged with killing Kaufman County prosecutors last year.

Cold front expected to hit DFW

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

Temperatures are expected to dip into the 80s on Thursday, with a chance of rain.

Islamic State extremists discussed entering U.S. through Mexico, official says

| |Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014

Intelligence agencies have tracked social media exchanges in which Sunni militants discussed crossing the border, a Homeland Security official tells Congress.

Ex-first lady Laura Bush: ‘Every child ... should learn to read’

| |Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014

Laura Bush praises the local Read2Win initiative, which helps struggling first-graders learn to read.