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A big idea, with a big price tag

Property taxes are easy to hate, and Texas property taxes are high enough to turn this civic irritation into a full-blown political issue.

Appeals court upholds challenged parts of Texas abortion law

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld two provisions of a Texas abortion law pertaining to hospital privileges for physicians who perform abortions and protocols for abortion-inducing drugs.

Fourth victim dies of injuries stemming from SXSW crash

According to the Austin Police Department, another victim of the crash at this year's SXSW has died.

Texas family fights for euthanasia laws after daughter's death

A Texas family is fighting to make euthanasia of terminal patients legal in the state. They don't want other families to go through the pain that they have endured.

Wage report released on Texas counties, El Paso one of lowest paying

The Southwest Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Thursday released, County Employment and Wages in Texas–Third Quarter 2013.

Austin tops list of fastest growing cities

The energy surge. The boom in high tech. The housing rebound. Those are just some of the factors helping America's biggest cities attract new residents.

VIDEO: Houston high rise rescue

A woman working in a nearby building grabbed her cellphone and recorded the dramatic rescue of a construction worker who was trapped when an apartment complex where he was doing work on went up in flames.

Catwalk Recreation Area to reopen April 5

The public is invited to join the Gila National Forest April 5, 2014 for the reopening of the Catwalk Recreation Area. This event will be held in conjunction with the Glenwood Dutch Oven Cook-Off.

Boyfriend pleads not guilty in murder of teacher

A Texas man accused of killing his girlfriend last month in Lovington, N.M. pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Robert Earley, 33, waived his right to appear for his arraignment.

Food truck for pets opens in Texas

Food trucks are all the rage and now there is even one for your dog in Texas.

Massive apartment fire raging in Houston

A massive fire is raging at an apartment complex in Houston. The 5-alarm fire is burning in Montrose in the 2400 block of West Dallas.

Court ruling gives New Mexico resident hunters better odds in drawings for bighorn sheep, oryx and ibex

New Mexico resident hunters scored a big victory Monday with a U.S.

GMO labeling movement stagnant in Texas

When Eric Herm heard in 2005 that genetically modified cottonseeds were the latest innovation on the market, he thought he should plant the crop on his family farm near Lubbock.

ACA advocates make enrollment push ahead of deadline

Cynthia Donnell started the process of enrolling in the federal health insurance marketplace in November, but she faced delays when the marketplace’s launch was riddled with

Galveston Bay spill will take economic, ecological toll

With no end in sight to containing a spill that may have dumped 150,000 gallons of fuel oil into Galveston Bay on Saturday, the hit to Texas’ economy and environment is already huge — and sure to grow.