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Analysis: These voters were not looking for change

The conservatives knew when they put Scott Turner up against House Speaker Joe Straus that they were not going to

Sources say Garrett has accepted extension

The Dallas Cowboys and head coach Jason Garrett are close to a long-term deal, and reports out of Dallas is that deal is done.

Murder suspect from Mississippi shot by New Mexico State Police

New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau is looking into an officer-involved shooting that happened on Monday, January 12 near Lordsburg.

Texas representative apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas Republican Rep. Randy Weber issued an apology Tuesday for his tweet Monday night comparing President Barack Obama and Adolf Hitler.

Texas soldier who recently traveled to West Africa dies, Ebola tests being conducted

Fort Hood officials are working with the Killeen, Texas, police department on the death of a Fort Hood Soldier who recently returned from West Africa.

The Brief: The Gavel Falls on the 84th Legislaturec

The Big Conversation

Comptroller Seldom Right on Oil Price Prediction

Wondering where oil prices will settle in the coming years? So are state officials and thousands of other Texans whose livelihoods are tied to that figure, which has plummeted in recent months.

It's Opening Day for the 84th Legislature

It takes a few weeks to get a legislative session rolling at full speed, but with Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s first official act out of the way, the 84th Legislature is ready to roll.

President Obama honors San Antonio Spurs

For a Chicago Bulls fan, President Obama had high praise Monday as he honored the San Antonio Spurs for their 2014 NBA World Championship.

White House celebrates 2014 NBA Champion Spurs

The nation's top basketball fan welcomes the country's top team to the White House. The 2014 NBA champions, the San Antonio Spurs, gifted President Obama a "POTUS" jersey, and a signed ball. Mr.

Two Albuquerque officers charged with murder in shooting of homeless man

Two Albuquerque Police officers have each been charged with an open count of murder in connection to the shooting death of an unarmed homeless camper in the Albuquerque foothills last March.

Session a Mix of New Faces and Uncertainty

You can make a case that the legislative session starting this week will be unremarkable, that the new people at the top will get along well and that those who are wringing their hands about change are manufacturing fake drama.

Dez on reversed call: I had possession!

It is not the way the Dallas Cowboys had envisioned their season ending. A loss to Green Bay in Sunday's Divisional game, where a completion to Dez Bryant was reversed, possibly costing them a late go-ahead touchdown.

Camel tramples 2 people to death in Texas

A camel trampled two people to death over the weekend at a farm in Texas, authorities said.

Fracking possibly linked to series of earthquakes in Texas

At least a dozen earthquakes hit North Texas on Tuesday in 36 hours.  Geophysicists said they're looking into whether fracking may have been a factor.