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Texas Events To Remember 9/11 VictimsGov. Greg Abbott ordered all flags in Texas to be flown at half-staff on Friday to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and events are planned through the weekend.
DFW Police Come Together In SupportNorth Texas police will light up the Metroplex on Friday as they support Gov. Greg Abbott's statewide call to 'Stand with Law Enforcement.'
Gov. Abbott Accosted By Traveler Angered Over Gay-Marriage StanceA traveler at a New York airport accosted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over his opposition to gay marriage as Abbott was waiting with his family to board a flight to Austin.
Jade Helm 15 Begins In BastropA summer military training exercise that has aroused alarm among archconservative Texans begins Wednesday outside of the Central Texas town of Bastrop.
Abbott Takes 1st Economic Development TripRepublican Gov. Greg Abbott is making New York the first stop on his plans to travel around the U.S. and world to woo companies to Texas.
Facebook To Open Data Center In Fort WorthSocial media giant Facebook is making a big announcement on Tuesday about a massive new internet hub located in north Fort Worth.
New Law Aims To Reduce Drunk Driving In TexasTexas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a new law, requiring convicted drunk drivers to install an ignition interlock system in their vehicles if they choose to drive during their license suspension.
Texas Tea Party Conservatives Divided On A Myriad Of IssuesThe right-leaning Texas Legislature is struggling to deliver on promises, saying they're being torn in multiple directions while trying to represent a Tea Party-fueled base. From libertarians to "rock-ribbed Republicans," there is a fracture over countless agendas.
Is Texas Creating Its Own Border Patrol?Gov. Greg Abbott this month approved $800 million for border security over the next two years -- more than double any similar period during Rick Perry's 14 years in office.
Abbott Asking Texans To Stay Weather-AwareAs Tropical Depression Bill and its remnants blow through Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott is sending an urgent message to residents.
Gov. Abbott Signs $3.8B Tax Cut Package Into LawThe Republican made slashing taxes a top priority of his first legislative session as governor, and headed to an Austin technology firm for Monday's signing ceremony.
Abbott Signs 'Pastor Protection' Bill Into LawGov. Greg Abbott has signed a 'pastor protection' bill into law, which allows clergy members to refuse officiating same-sex marriages that violate their religious beliefs.