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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 2:45pm

Statewide News

Carson: Don't talk ACA repeal without alternative plan


State seeks input from residents for 2015 transportation projects

The state of Texas will have about $1.75 billion dollars to spend on roads in 2015.

Alleged smuggler dead after shooting at U.S. Border Patrol agent

A split second decision on the border ends with an illegal immigrant dead, and a border patrol agent on administrative leave.

Legal costs add up on both sides of Perry's case

While former Texas Gov.

Body found on Greyhound bus from El Paso to Dallas

A passenger has been found dead on a Greyhound bus at a Dallas maintenance facility.

Largest cocaine seizure since 2010 at Columbus POE found in cement

A 60-year-old Las Cruces man was arrested at the Columbus Port of Entry on Friday for allegedly attempting smuggle over thirteen pounds of cocaine valued at $435,000 hidden in joint cement.

McCaul plan would fund Guard, aid Border Patrol


First Texas execution of 2015 set for Wednesday


'Put'em in a Coffin': The new, destructive social media game

"Put him in a coffin," it's the latest social media driven, destructive, attention getting prank to hit the internet. You can find it all over YouTube.

Gov. Martinez talks schools, economy, right-to-work during State of the State address

Gov. Susana Martinez kicked off this year's 60-day legislative session with the annual State of the State address, and repeatedly urged lawmakers to choose courage over comfort.

Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick Take Oath of Office

In a moment he called "highly improbable," Greg Abbott became the 48th governor of Texas in a ceremony on the south steps of the Texas Capitol on Tuesday. His wife, Cecilia Abbott, became the first Latina first lady of Texas.

Storify: Inauguration Day for Abbott, Patrick


Students, staff from Del Valle ES represent YISD in Texas Capitol Schoolhouse

Students and teachers at Del Valle Elementary School in Ysleta ISD will have the unique opportunity to participate in the Texas Capitol Schoolhouse next week, as they are one of only ten school districts in the state to demonstrate to legislato