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1 hr ago | KUT-FM Austin
Today, Travis County District Court Judge John Dietz issued a ruling that finds the way Texas pays for public schools unconstitutional, calling it a de facto statewide property tax.
5 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco
A spokesman with the Texas Department of Transportation says the agency is backing off a proposal to raise the height of billboards.
8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In this Aug. 8, 2014 photo, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, delivers a speech to 2014 Red State Gathering attendees in Fort Worth, Texas.
8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
After plummeting from prime contender to political punchline three years ago, Gov. Rick Perry has spent months gearing up for a second run.
8 hrs ago | FOX23
Texas Governor Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz during a press conference held at the front gate to Fort Hood about Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas.
10 hrs ago | Texas Tribune
If Bert Richardson remains on the bench for the criminal case against Gov. Rick Perry , those who know the former prosecutor say trial watchers will be treated to an engaged judge.
The first units of the National Guard contingent Texas Gov. Rick Perry is deploying to the Mexican border amid a surge in the arrivals of unaccompanied minors from Central America are in position, authorities said Tuesday.
When California rolled out a $750 million plan this year to attract and retain businesses, many aspects mirrored longtime perks used by Texas, where officials love nothing more than stealing jobs from the Golden State.
Recon flight did not find closed low level circulation. National Hurricane Center says there is a 20% chance tropical development as the area of disturbed weather moves towards the Texas coast.
With time running out in an underachieving campaign for Texas governor, Democrat Wendy Davis is brandishing a darker and tougher edge in an aggressive courtship of female voters who are essential to her chances of pulling an upset in November.
A sign placed along the sidewalk reads 'Common Sense Against Earthquakes' as a small group with Frack Free Denton protest outside city hall, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Denton, Texas.
Why are college tuition costs so high? Because of federal student loan policy, writes Judah Bellin, researcher at the Manhattan Institute.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Is No Longer Permitted to Carry a Concealed Handgun, Buy Guns or Ammo - Here's Why Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment, is no longer permitted to carry a concealed handgun after being slapped with a felony indictment for alleged abuse of power, according to state law.
Xerox is facing a second lawsuit from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission stemming from allegations the company paid out hundreds of millions of dollars for unnecessary dental work.
So supposedly said Elihu Root, New York lawyer and secretary of war and of state, and U.S. senator from 1909 to 1915.
Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso in far West Texas, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work.
Day 50 of the Assault on Gaza: All attention should remain focused on the Strip, since another truce has been rumored to be in the works in Cairo.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 05:28 pm
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