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Inside Texas Politics: Frontrunners' Strategy

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host Jason Whitely and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bud Kennedy about the campaigns being run by three GOP statewide candidates.

UT system seeks partnerships, space research in mexico

 

Lawmakers Seek to Sit In on Investigation of UT-Austin

State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio, and state Rep. Lyle Larson, R-San Antonio, say they intend to attend all interviews conducted during an external investigation of the University of Texas at Austin's admissions process.

Van de Putte Calls For Higher Minimum Wage

During a Spanish-language town hall on Friday, state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, advocated for a higher minimum wage in Texas.

Prada Marfa reaches agreement with TxDot, now considered a museum

Texas is backing off its claim that an art installation resembling a luxury Prada store in the middle of the desert is an illegal roadside advertisement.

Police find remains believed to be missing Texas boy

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Senator José Rodríguez welcomes Texas Water Development Board member to the Big Bend region

Senator José Rodríguez will host a public meeting with Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) Board Member Kathleen Jackson and agency staff from 10 a.m. to noon next Tuesday (Sept. 16) in Marfa.

TX Department of Public Safety releases border security trends, recent activity

The Texas Legislature has requested that the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) provide a publicly releasable summary of border incidents and a data report related to historical trends of crime along the Texas-Mexico border as well as curr

DPS Museum Day offers interactive fun for families

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) invites the public to attend the DPS Museum Day on Sunday, Sept.

Aquifer is no quick fix for Central Texas thirst

 

School spanking leaves bruises

A Newton, Texas mother says her 7th grade some came home with welts and a bruise after being paddled at school. "Nothing like this has ever happened to my kid before," said Annmarie Riza.

Clovis woman sues after being attacked by Family Dollar Store employee

A Clovis, New Mexico woman is suing Family Dollar after she was attacked in the store by the manager almost two years ago. It all started with a $10 bill.

UT System seeks partnerships, space research in Mexico

Randall Charbeneau, an assistant vice chancellor for research at the University of Texas System, was surprised to learn that the system did not have an agreement with Mexico to foster student and faculty exchanges and research collaboration.

Analysis: It's a lot easier to rule with a mandate

Ted Cruz had a mandate. So did Joe Straus.