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Bullet Train Dreams & A Current North Texas City-To-City Rail Option

A plan to triple the speed of a trip from North Texas to Houston got an official push forward from the government Wednesday. The process needed to build a high-speed train is officially on the books.

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2014

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Texas ‘Bullet Train’ Study Could Start Soon

Plans for a so-called ‘bullet train’ that backers say would carry passengers between Dallas and Houston in just 90 minutes are expected to clear an early hurdle on Wednesday.

06/25/2014

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South Texas Ex-Marine Says VA Wrongly Classified Him As Dead

A Houston-area veteran who as a Marine served two tours in Iraq has been trying to convince the Veterans Affairs Department that he’s not dead.

06/18/2014

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Reliant Offers Flat-Fee Electricity Plan

Electric retailer Reliant said that it has launched an unprecedented program in Texas which allows customers to purchase their power at a flat monthly fee for 12 months.

06/17/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry participates in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republican Governors Talk Energy Policy

A group of Republican governors from oil-and-gas rich states will gather in Houston to discuss energy policy and slam the newest regulations passed by the EPA and backed by President Barack Obama.

06/16/2014

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Texans’ OT David Quessenberry Diagnosed With Lymphoma

The Houston Texans say offensive tackle David Quessenberry has lymphoma and has been placed on the NFL’s non-football illness list.

06/10/2014

A flag for the Texas Longhorns waves at a football game on September 25, 2010 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Texas vs Houston In NCAA Super Regional

Friday will mark the 126th meeting between Texas and Houston, Southwest Conference members together for two decades before the league broke up in 1996. The Longhorns and Cougars have played 23 times since then, with only seven of those meetings coming in the last 12 years.

06/05/2014

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NCAA Announces Super-Regional Sites, Schedules

The NCAA has announced sites and schedules for this weekend’s best-of-three super regionals in the Division I baseball tournament.

06/03/2014

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

State Campaign To Combat Human Trafficking

Various local, state and federal officials plan to announce a new Texas campaign to combat human trafficking. The announcement will be made in Houston Tuesday.

06/03/2014

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Federal Hearing To Resume On Texas Oil Spill

Federal investigators are trying to find out what happened when a tugboat steering two barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel in March.

06/03/2014

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Federal Hearings Begin On Texas Oil Spill

The U.S. Coast Guard and NTSB are opening hearings into the collision of a barge and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.

06/02/2014

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Analysts: Personal Attacks Galvanized Dan Patrick Supporters

Some predict rain in Texas will help Dan Patrick in Tuesday’s elections.

05/27/2014

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