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Joshua Kusterer, 12, Nach Mitschke, 6, and Wyatt Mitschke, 4, salute as they recite the pledge of allegiance during the "Save Our Scouts" prayer vigil and rally in Dallas.
A bill that would allow the city of Blue Mound to take over a troubled, privately-owned water system cleared a major hurdle Tuesday during the final days of the legislative session.
"We can't even bring red and/or green paper goods at our school for our kids' 'Holiday Parties'. Enough is enough!" "Teachers have enough on their plate to worry about [whether] the school district's going to be sued or if they can call a Christmas tree a Christmas tree." So says Republican State Representative Dwyane Bohac of Houston.
This 2011 file photo shows a flooded road on Hatteras Island, N.C., after Hurricane Irene swept through the area the previous day cutting the roadway in five locations.
A resolution endorsing the expansion of Medicaid was approved by Texas Medical Association delegates Saturday at the group's annual meeting in San Antonio.
A half-dozen public universities in North Texas, straining under record enrollment growth, would receive more than $350 million for brick-and-mortar expansion projects under a state bond package that won preliminary approval in the Texas House Monday night.
Members of an elite search and rescue team from Texas have been dispatched to Oklahoma to help with recovery following a deadly tornado.
This Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America will teach its young men a lesson as indelible as any they're likely to learn from a scoutmaster.
The House has approved requiring any decision by a future Texas governor to expand Medicaid first be approved by the Legislature.
In the span of a few minutes on Monday, the Texas House gave the green light to pension increases for state elected officials and then watched the effort to ban "double dipping" by politicians crash and burn without a vote.
The appointees have to wait till they are confirmed by the senate before they can begin serving.
A package - or perhaps we should say a proper pint - of beer legislation has officially passed the Texas House , and will go on to Governor Rick Perry for approval.
Ted Nugent has a family feud, Dan Patrick drops some knowledge, and Texas is getting a little antsy.
All too often, instead of acting as a brake on runaway corporate power and greed, government becomes their enabler, undermining the very rules and regulations intended to keep us safe.
Months after state lawmakers elevated a quiet feud with University of Texas System regents into a public spat, the Texas Senate is set to hold a confirmation hearing for new board members with just a week left in the session.
From Day One of the 2013 Legislature, outnumbered Democrats repeatedly committed themselves to an overarching goal: restoring billions of dollars in education cuts imposed by lawmakers two years ago.
A massive tornado moved along the ground in Edmond, OK - just one of several tornadoes reported in the area Sunday.