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Abbott says education will be top policy priority


Parade of open-carry bills exposes divide in ranks

  As momentum grows behind a push to let Texans carry handguns openly, the biggest fight may be among Second Amendment advocates themselves.

El Paso man killed in car accident near Andrews, TX

An El Paso man has died after a crash in Andrews County, Texas on Saturday morning. According to DPS, the accident happened on State Highway 176, about six miles east of Andrews.

Texas lawmakers ask Feds for half a billion dollars


Former Texas justice of peace convicted of murder, could face death

(CNN) -- Eric Williams, a former justice of the peace in Texas accused of killing two prosecutors, could soon be sentenced to death after being convicted of capital murder.

New Mexico Health Department reports third Hantavirus death

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today a 28-year-old man from McKinley County has died of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). A 49-year-old man from Otero County is still hospitalized with HPS but is improving.

Arizona murder suspect apprehended in Alamogordo

A wanted couple out of Tempe, Arizona were arrested in Alamogordo Thursday.

Tighter Spending Cuts May Keep Billions Out of Budget


Historic Governor's mansion to be tweaked for Abbott


Historic Governor's Mansion to Be Tweaked for Abbott


New Texas House Rules: Press Must Affirm They Do Not Lobby

Members of the press will continue to be allowed on the House floor in the upcoming legislative session, but they will now be required to affirm that they do not lobby, according to procedures adopted Thursday morning by the legislative panel t

Missing East Texas football coach found murdered near Terlingua

UPDATE: The third person wanted in connection to Sands' death, Charles Morrow, 30, reportedly turned himself into police in Martin County, TX, near Midland. Officials are working to extradite Morrow back to Brewster County at this time.