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Echoes of Fights Past in Health Agency Consolidation

Here we go again.

Bills Require Warnings for Immigrants About Pleas

Many immigrants who faced misdemeanor charges last fiscal year were not told how their pleas could affect their immigration status.

Member of the 'Texas Seven' scheduled for death this week

Donald Newbury, one of the so-called 'Texas Seven' will but put to death by lethal injection in Huntsville on Wednesday after serving thirteen years on death row.

Obama Recruits Texans to Help Sell Immigration Plan

Texas lawmakers may be leading the charge to derail President Obama’s executive action on immigration. But the White House wants it known: Not everyone in the Lone Star State wants to scrap the policy.

Texas pastor and family found beaten to death

The bodies of three Houston, Texas family members, a pastor, his wife and their son, were found inside an apartment Monday morning.

Governor Abbott Proclaims February 2nd Chris Kyle Day

Governor Greg Abbott today proclaimed February 2nd Chris Kyle Day in honor of Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle, a native Texan and Navy SEAL who served four tours in Iraq and is recognized as the most lethal sniper in United States military histo

Analysis: Lobbyists Can Split Tabs, Hide Names

You’ve split the check before, right? Gone into a restaurant with someone and cut the bill in half to share the expense?

Lobbyists Can Split Tabs, Hide Names

You’ve split the check before, right? Gone into a restaurant with someone and cut the bill in half to share the expense?

Union oil workers go on strike

Yet another headache for U.S. oil producers: Union officials are calling for a strike.

School Choice Supporters Rally at Capitol

State Sen. Donna Campbell and Land Commissioner George P. Bush were among the speakers who addressed a gathering of school choice supporters Friday just outside the Texas Capitol.

Molly White makes waves, but she's not the first

 

Nevada telemarketer saves woman 900 miles away

A telemarketer making a sales call from Las Vegas helped to end a domestic violence situation 900 miles away in Oregon on Wednesday evening, according law enforcement officials.

Texas DA: Man beats wife, shoves feces down her throat

A Henderson County judge sentenced a man Monday to 20 years in prison for severely beating his wife and in a separate incident, shoving feces down her throat.

Gov. Abbott declares February 2 'Chris Kyle Day'

 The man known as "America's Most Lethal Sniper" will now have a day named in his honor. On Friday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared February 2 "Chris Kyle Day."

Seeing mom for the first time

The bond between a mother and her daughter can be pretty special. Such is the case with Megan McMorris and her baby girl, Louise.