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MILWAUKEE, WI - MARCH 06: Cookies served to the guests, champs and Chefs before the start of the Milwaukee Recipe Refresh Challenge at Il Mito Restaurant on March 06, 2014 in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. (credit: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images for HumanaVitality)

Thieves Charged In $18K Cookie Caper

An apparent cookie caper in Austin has led to theft charges against two men stopped with a trailer packed with $18,000 worth of treats.

01/09/2015

ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 13:  Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich speaks during the NRA's Celebration of American Values Leadership Forum at the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits April 13, 2012 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. More than 60,000 people are expected to attend the convention, which runs through Sunday.  (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Perry & Gingrich To Speak At Austin Policy Forum

Gov. Rick Perry and old friend and former 2012 presidential rival Newt Gingrich are set to share a stage in Austin.

01/09/2015

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Lt. Gov. Patrick: Nix In-State Tuition Law, Prosecutor Unit Funding

Patrick pledged hefty property and business tax cuts, as well pushing to scrap a popular 2001 Texas law offering in-state university tuition to the children of people who came to the U.S. illegally.

01/08/2015

Dan Patrick

Patrick To Detail State Legislative Priorities

Incoming Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is set to detail promises of tax cuts and other priorities for the legislative session during a media address scheduled for next week in Austin.

01/08/2015

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More Police To Patrol SXSW Events

More police officers will be on patrol in Austin during South By Southwest 2015, after a driver plowed his car into a crowd killing four people during the festival last year.

01/06/2015

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Perry, Abbott, Cruz To Witness Paxton Take Oath

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz are among several powerful Texas Republicans scheduled to attend the swearing-in of new state Attorney General Ken Paxton.

01/05/2015

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Big Week For State Abortion & Gay Marriage Laws

Both the state ban on gay marriage and tough new Texas abortion restrictions are being tackled this week by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

01/05/2015

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First Wave Of Lawsuits Filed In Deadly SXSW Crash

The initial wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accuse organizers of safety lapses after a driver struck a crowd of concertgoers.

12/18/2014

Paso Robles (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Up-And-Coming Travel Destinations Of 2015

Travelers looking to visit someplace new should consider these five up-and-coming American travel destinations in 2015.

12/10/2014

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Abbott’s Priorities Avoid Much Controversy

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott says his administration’s top priorities will be bolstering early education, securing the Texas-Mexico border, cutting taxes and pumping $4 billion annually into a traffic-clogged state road network.

12/08/2014

Male undocumented immigrants sit in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

House Panel Examines Texas Border Surge Cost

A Texas House panel is again examining how much Gov. Rick Perry’s National Guard troop surge to the Texas-Mexico border will cost the state.

12/04/2014

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Gov Perry: Obama’s Immigration Order Means More Border Chaos

Gov. Rick Perry says the Obama administration’s executive action on immigration will trigger a new flood of people illegally entering Texas from Mexico.

12/03/2014

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