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Cruz: 2016 candidates should "stand up and lead"

 

Proposed rules would allow alcohol at Texas gun shows

The Texas agency that regulates alcohol sales is considering a rule change that would allow alcohol to be served at gun shows, as long as all the guns are disabled and there is no live ammunition on the premises.

Texas may refuse to follow climate rules

Texas’ top environmental regulator suggested Thursday that the state may ignore a proposed directive from the Obama administration in June to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.

In Panhandle, a growing need for a shallow lake's water

In a sign of just how strapped the Texas Panhandle and South Plains are for water supplies, water systems in the region last week started drawing from a once-empty lake that is now just over

Analysis: Timing of speculation not on Van de Putte's side

This tale begins with a denial. “Under no circumstance will I be running for mayor of San Antonio. I will be in the Senate come January 2015.”

CBP officers seize nearly $429,000 in cocaine hidden in a Ford Focus

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged cocaine. CBP officers discovered the alleged cocaine, valued at approximately $428,800 hidden within a Ford Focus.

Texas may refuse to follow climate rules

 

Charters push back against measure on school closures

In 2013, when Texas passed its first overhaul of charter school policy since 1995 — the year the publicly funded but privately operated schools were first established in the state — lawmakers included a provision intended to speed t

Texas' Gulf Coast, still battered from Ike, not ready for next storm

Nearly six years after Hurricane Ike, one of the nation’s deadliest hurricanes, struck this city, boarded-up and dilapidated houses and empty lots still punctuate the streets.

State struggles to launch energy efficiency program

 

Princeton Review rankings: Did your school make the list?

The Princeton Review released it's annual ranking of American universities and a handful of Texas college made the list in several categories.

EPA's proposed emissions limits drawing debate

In this city east of Houston, petrochemical facilities are a common part of the landscape and a major engine for the local economy.

Years after tragedy, calls for mental health screening

It has been 13 years since Clear Lake stay-at-home mom Andrea Yates phoned 911 to inform police she had just drowned her five children.

Three Texas workers electrocuted when scaffolding touches power line

Three people were electrocuted in an industrial accident in Hardin County Wednesday morning, according to officials.

Suspects arraigned in shooting death of Border Patrol agent

Two men accused of murdering an off duty Border Patrol agent were arraigned in Willacy County on Tuesday.