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Texas Jobless Rate Slips To 4.2 Percent

The state’s unemployment rate slipped to 4.2 percent in March for the seventh straight month of declines. The Texas Workforce Commission announced the figure on Friday.

04/17/2015

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Former Plano School Supervisor Sentenced In Bogus Fire Alarm Scheme

A former Plano school administrator has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for ripping-off the school district.

04/17/2015

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Escaped Sex Offender Arrested In Oklahoma

Police in Oklahoma have arrested a registered sex offender who escaped from a Fort Worth halfway house earlier this week. Charles Sprague was apprehended without incident.

04/17/2015

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Vehicles Vandalized At Irving DART Station

Authorities in Irving are investigating after reports of vandalism in a DART station’s parking lot. The damaged vehicles were discovered by a commuter early Friday morning.

04/17/2015

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Two Suspects Caught After ATM Smash & Grab In Lewisville

Police were called to another ATM smash and grab early Friday morning at a convenience store on I-35E in Lewisville. Now authorities say two people are in custody.

04/17/2015

Dian Alarcon, originally from Colombia, stands with others during a press conference to protest the district court judge in Brownsville, Texas, who issued a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks the implementation process of President Barack Obama's Executive Action on immigration. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Court Takes Up Obama’s Immigration Action

Judges on Friday will consider lifting a temporary hold imposed by a judge in Texas on President Obama’s action seeking to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

04/17/2015

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Globe Life Park Becomes Country Music Venue

The stages are up, the stars are ready, and Globe Life Park in Arlington now looks more like a music venue than a major league ballpark. That is because a big music festival is being held there on Friday and Saturday.

04/17/2015

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Open Carry & Fracking Bills Back After Delay

Two of the Texas Legislature’s most-watched bills are scheduled for debate and likely passage once again, three days after a technicality temporarily derailed them.

04/17/2015

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Grandmother Says School Board President Threatened Her Over Complaint

In Collin County, a school board president is accused of threatening a woman and her job after she was critical of Community ISD.

04/16/2015

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Grapevine High Students Apologize For Racist Rap

Two North Texas girls are apologizing for their terrible words and racist slurs, while choosing to remain anonymous.

04/16/2015

Dee and Charles Wyly. (Courtesy: AT&T Performing Arts Center)

IRS Says Prominent Texas Billionaire & Late Brother Owe $3B

The IRS wants $3.2 billion to cover back taxes that it says are owed by a prominent Texas businessman and his late brother who the IRS says hid income by setting up overseas trust funds.

04/16/2015

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Dallas Council Embraces New Trinity Parkway, Without Scrapping Toll Road

For years, the planned Trinity toll road has divided Dallas City Hall and residents.

04/16/2015

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Dallas Comic Con Fan Days 2015

Pop culture fanatics from all across North Texas descended on the Irving Convention Center for the Dallas Comic Con’s annual Fan Days event. Check out what some of them wore to the convention!

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