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Texas Capitol Building (Photo J.Burkett, CBSDFW.COM)

Wendy Davis Accuses AG Greg Abbott Of Incentive Fund ‘Cover Up’

Democrat Wendy Davis is accusing Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott of a ‘cover up’ involving economic incentive dollars on the eve of their final debate in the Texas governor’s race.

09/29/2014

A man uses the new iPhone 4S. (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Tech Cities Struggle With New Business Rules

Technology companies point out that the push for regulation is ironic in many technology-heavy cities that have built their reputations, in large part, on being on the leading edge.

09/29/2014

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Goodell Meets With Texas Coach Strong

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with Texas coach Charlie Strong on Sunday to talk about the core values Strong uses to run his program.

09/28/2014

Border Patrol Agents Monitor US-Mexico Border

Texas State Guard Saves Lives During Search for Human Remains

A special state search team, trained in rescue and recovery operations and ordered by Gov. Rick Perry to assist Brooks County with locating human remains of suspected illegal immigrants, is also saving lives during its mission.

09/26/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Judge Excuses Indicted Gov. Perry From Next Court Date

A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican’s request to skip all other pretrial hearings.

09/26/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Audit Finds Problems In Gov. Perry’s Deal-Closing Texas Enterprise Fund

The first state audit of Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s deal-closing business fund is raising questions about jobs created and the level of completion from other states luring the same companies.

09/25/2014

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Rifle Used In Deadly 1966 UT Rampage Up For Sale

Bids are starting at $25,000 for the sale of the rifle used by Charles Whitman during his deadly 1966 sniper rampage from atop the University of Texas clock tower.

09/25/2014

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Dallas-Bound Jet Returns To Austin After Odor

Passengers on a Southwest Airlines jet had to use slides to evacuate after the pilot reported an odor in the cabin, declared an emergency and safely returned the to Austin.

09/23/2014

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Livestrong CEO Leaving After 14 Years

Doug Ulman, the CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong, is leaving after 14 years, a period in which the small local charity grew into a $500 million global brand.

09/23/2014

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TABC To Consider Gun Show Alcohol Sales

The state’s liquor control board at a meeting on Tuesday will consider a staff recommendation against a proposal to allow the sale of alcohol at some gun shows.

09/23/2014

Mugshot of Texas Governor Rick Perry. (credit: Travis County Sheriff’s Office)

Perry Asks To Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

In a motion Monday, Perry’s attorneys asked the judge to let him miss an Oct. 13 pretrial hearing due to “long-standing plans to be in Europe” all that week.

09/22/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Citing Joan Rivers, Gov. Perry Backs Clinic Law

Rick Perry cites Joan Rivers’ death in defense of controversial Anti-Abortion Law

CBS 11–09/21/2014

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