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Joshua teen hurt while skydiving returns to school

| |Tuesday, Apr. 01, 2014

WFAA report: Students at Joshua High School wore T-shirts to show their support.

2014 Primary Runoff Voters Guide

Tuesday, Apr. 01, 2014

Two dozen candidates will be back on the ballot in Tarrant County on May 27.

Hoping April showers arrive: Outlook for rainfall is not promising

| |Monday, Mar. 31, 2014

Since Jan. 1, only 2.19 inches of rain has fallen at DFW Airport, making this the 8th driest start to a year on record.

Mineral Wells down to 400-day supply of water

| |Monday, Mar. 31, 2014

The city’s water woes are the latest example that problems gripping other parts of the state are creeping closer to Dallas-Fort Worth.

Texas landowners fear the worst with Keystone XL pipeline

| |Monday, Mar. 31, 2014

Supporters say the pipeline is a job creator and a key piece of American energy independence. Opponents say the risk of leaks and environmental damage is too great.

UT System regents OK $50 million for telescope project

|Monday, Mar. 31, 2014

The new generation of telescopes will allow astronomers to peer back to near the beginning of the universe, when the first stars and galaxies were forming, as well as study the nature of dark matter and dark energy and possibly identify signals of life on worlds around other stars.

Comptroller seeks to educate Texans about debt

| |Sunday, Mar. 30, 2014

Texas owed $195.81 billion in total municipal debt at the end of fiscal 2012.

NE Tarrant Tea Party says it didn’t make harassing robocalls

| |Saturday, Mar. 29, 2014

U.S. Rep. Roger Williams works to honor a fallen Burleson soldier.

Arlington transportation program for elderly, disabled seeks alternative money after losing federal funds

| |Saturday, Mar. 29, 2014

Grand Prairie and Mesquite are also seeking new financial support after federal grant disappears.

Railroad Commission hires seismologist to study earthquakes

| |Saturday, Mar. 29, 2014

The agency, which regulates the oil and gas industry in the state, created the position in response to a string of small earthquakes in the Azle area.

High-speed rail gaining momentum in Texas

| |Friday, Mar. 28, 2014

The mayors of Fort Worth, Dallas and Houston show unified support for bullet trains — on the same day members of a high-speed rail commission are picked.

Appeals court upholds Texas’ tough abortion rules

| |Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014

A panel of judges at the New Orleans-based 5th Circuit Court of Appeals overturns a lower-court judge who said the new rules violate the Constitution and serve no medical purpose.

Reporter with Johnson County ties recognized for articles and books on fallen Vietnam War hero

| |Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014

John Flores, who was raised on a ranch in Alvarado and worked as a journalist in Burleson, refused to let Marine Sgt. Freddy Gonzalez’s story — and the government’s treatment of his mother — go untold.

Burnam challenges loss in Democratic primary

| |Monday, Mar. 24, 2014

State Rep. Lon Burnam of Fort Worth files suit seeking a review of whether mail-in ballots were cast illegally.

Slowing zebra mussels march across Texas

| |Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2014

New rules went into effect Sunday to slow the advance of zebra mussels from the DFW area into Central Texas.

DFW still needs rain despite earlier downpours

| |Sunday, Mar. 23, 2014

This month’s rains have done little to help drought conditions across North Texas.

Texas toll violators could have vehicles impounded

|Saturday, Mar. 22, 2014

Texas law enforcement agencies are joining the effort to make toll-road scofflaws pay up.

Tarrant County’s leadership becomes more diverse

| |Saturday, Mar. 22, 2014

Tarrant County is poised to have its first Hispanic state representative and first female District Attorney.

Texas Supreme Court denies appeal to call Tarrant water district election

| |Friday, Mar. 21, 2014

While the Texas Supreme Court refused to call an election, a similar federal lawsuit has been appealed to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court.

Tension over Rio Grande rises with drought

| |Thursday, Mar. 20, 2014

Officials say they need to communicate, not litigate, over the Rio Grande’s water.