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Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks during a forum on manufacturing. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Perry Appoints Former Reporter New Chief Of Staff

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed a former journalist as new chief of staff as he prepares for retirement.


Bottles Of Beer

Texas Beer-Hauling Driver Arrested In Theft Scam

A Texas beer bust has left a truck driver charged with stealing about 1,500 cases of brew. Prosecutors in Houston say Sundiata Bilal Simba has been charged with felony theft.


Media watch as the space shuttle Discovery sits atop NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, ready to transport it from Kennedy Space Center to the Washington D.C. on April 16, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (credit: Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Texas Officials Quiet On Space Launch Site Project

Proponents of a Texas space base reportedly are getting little encouragement from state officials.


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Texas Judge Reprimands CPS In Removal Case

A judge has reprimanded Texas Child Protective Services for not justifying removal of premature infant twins from their parents.


Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas)

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