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States Differ On Need For Bitcoin Oversight

The Texas Food and Beverage Commission approved bitcoin as an acceptable form of payment for food and alcohol, and Gov.-elect Greg Abbott accepted bitcoin campaign donations.

11/28/2014

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Texas Ebola Task Force Recommends 4 Risk Levels

A Texas task force on Ebola has recommended against mandatory quarantines for cooperating medical workers not showing symptoms unless they are considered high risk.

11/04/2014

Texas State Capitol

Suspicious Substance Closes Texas Capitol Basement

The state Department of Public Safety says part of the Texas Capitol’s basement has been temporarily closed while firefighters investigate a ‘powdery substance’ in a lawmaker’s office.

08/06/2014

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Texas ‘My Plates’ Reaches $25M Goal Early

A Texas state department says a company hired to make specialty license plates has hit its required $25 million revenue goal a few months early.

07/23/2014

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Dallas City Council Wants Raise, Puts It To A Vote Of The People

Right now, Dallas City Council members make $37,000per year and they are asking for a bump to $60,000.

06/12/2014

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To Cut Down On Fraud, DPS Wants Fingerprints To Renew Drivers License

Next time you head to the DMV lawmakers will want your finger prints on file before you can get your drivers license renewed.

06/11/2014

Photo of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi taken from the 'Free USMC Sgt Tahmooressi from Mexican Jail' Facebook page.

TX Congressman Wants ‘Trade-Off’ To Free U.S. Marine From Mexico

‘It’s ironic that we can deal with the Taliban and get an American soldier released but we can’t get a Marine across the border released,’ Rep. Poe says.

06/06/2014

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Data Discrepancies In Health Care Signups Jeopardize Coverage

A government document provided to The Associated Press says more than 2 million people who got health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law have data discrepancies that could jeopardize coverage for some.

06/04/2014

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki addresses the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans May 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

VA Whistleblower Says Officials Tried To Silence Him

A Department of Veterans Affairs employee in San Antonio who reported fraudulent scheduling practices says officials tried to stop him from speaking publicly and blamed problems on low-level scheduling clerks.

05/31/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

Dallas City Hall at night (CBSDFW photo by Jay Gormley)

Dallas City Council Names A.C. Gonzalez City Manager

The Dallas City Council today named A.C. Gonzalez as the city’s 15th City Manager.

01/21/2014

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