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Hillary Clinton made a stop in Austin this week. She spoke at the home of Mark Winkelman ( https://www.facebook.com/marc.winkelman.58 ) It’s lonely to be a Democrat in Texas these days. As Hillary Rodham Clinton makes a two-day swing through the state mostly to raise money, even...
Rick Perry launched his second presidential campaign on Wednesday, standing before the type of plane he flew as an Air Force captain and surrounded by Navy SEALs. Speaking of the dangers in the world, Perry reinforced a key distinction he has among the pack of GOP candidates –...
Texas doctors say they have done the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment. MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital doctors announced Thursday that they did the operation on May 22 at Houston...
ADDISON, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry opened his second bid for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday, pledging to "end an era of failed leadership" and hoping this campaign will go better than his last one. Perry announced his candidacy in a humid airport...
It's official, UT has a new president . His name is Gregory Fenves, and some students on campus say the new president has a pressing list of improvements to make. Chris Omoregie is on a path to a career in the natural sciences at UT-Austin, but he still feels the school has a...
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will use a speech Thursday in Houston to call for expanded early voting across the country and criticize states like Texas for tightening election laws, according to her presidential campaign. Speaking at historically black Texas...
People in three Texas counties recovering from last month's devastating floods and tornadoes could be eligible for federal assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday urged residents of Hays, Harris and Van Zandt counties to consider applying. A May 29...
Authorities have found safe a man reported as missing from the Central Texas floods. A statement issued by Blanco County officials say Bruce Conklin was the final person to be accounted for from its list of flood-related missing persons. The statement does not specify where...
On Friday, it was House Bill 910: Licensed open carry. On Sunday...Senate Bill 11: Campus carry. The controversial bills cleared the House and Senate. Governor Abbott tweeted "Open carry just passed in both the House and the Senate. Next destination...my pen." Richard Briscoe...