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Texas National Guard soldier scans the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border on September 11, 2014 in Havana, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

High Price Tag Of Texas Border Security Plan Draws Scrutiny

Calls for unprecedented border security spending in Texas are drawing bipartisan scrutiny as the Senate proposes doubling funding to pay for more manpower and crime-fighting technology.

02/23/2015

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Perry Lawyers: Prosecutor Alleging Facts Not In Indictments

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s legal team again argued Monday that felony abuse-of-power charges against their client should be tossed.

02/23/2015

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Feds Ask Judge To Lift Hold On Obama’s Immigration Action

The U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

02/23/2015

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Condemned Killers In 2 Fort Worth Murder Cases Lose Appeals

Two inmates on Texas death row for slayings in Fort Worth have lost appeals at the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/23/2015

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Refinery Workers Strike Spreads To Texas

The first nationwide oil refinery strike in more than 30 years was expected to grow at the, Motiva Enterprises refinery in Port Arthur, Texas.

02/21/2015

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Winter Storm Watch Issued For North Texas

A WINTER STORM WATCH has been issued for parts of North Texas, including the DFW Metroplex Sunday evening through Monday.

02/20/2015

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas Guard Troops Staying On Border, But Some Question Mission

Still unclear is how many guard troops will remain, serving in their strictly surveillance role. They are armed, but they do not have arrest authority and must call another agency at the first sign of trouble.

02/20/2015

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Around Town: See’s Candies

There is a new sweet spot in Irving and our own JD Ryan is Around Town with the delicious details.

02/20/2015

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Waco Businessman Pleads Guilty In $8.4M Ponzi Scheme

A ex-financial planner in Central Texas faces up to 20 years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme and stealing nearly $8.4 million from clients.

02/20/2015

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Inmate Gets 80 More Years For Plotting To Kill Texas Judge

A Central Texas man in prison for not registering as a sex offender must serve 80 more years for trying to hire a hit man to kill the judge in his case.

02/20/2015

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Texas Supreme Court Blocks Future Gay Marriages After Lesbians Wed

The Texas Supreme Court has issued an emergency order blocking gay couples from obtaining marriage licenses after a lesbian couple wed in Austin.

02/19/2015

DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 9: Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks stands on the court during a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on February 9, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rockets Vs. Mavericks Tickets Averaging Over $212 On Secondary Market

It’ll be a Southwest showdown at the American Airlines Center when the Dallas Mavericks host the Houston Rockets on Friday night.

02/19/2015

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