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Two Republican boosters have circulated a memo urging business owners to call or email lawmakers on the powerful House Committee on State Affairs to encourage them to vote against the “sanctuary cities” bills pending before the committee. Norman Adams, the co-founder of Texans...
Dallas police said they have arrested a second man in connection with the incident involving dozens of motorcyclists who effectively shut down North Central Expressway in broad daylight on Memorial Day weekend. Kenneth Hernandez, 27, is charged with a felony count for spraying...
The Texas Constitution says the special session must be wrapped up one week from Wednesday. Despite the looming deadline, many legislators have been absent lately drawing a stern warning Wednesday from the Speaker of the House. On Monday, more than a third of members were found...
American troops are fighting and dying in a foreign land as opposition to the war continues to grow at home. The president ignores legal requirements to timely inform Congress about the full nature of American involvement in the conflict. Secrets involving the war are leaked to...
After naming Houston as America’s Best Burger City , Travel + Leisure magazine readers gave H-Town another title: one of America’s dirtiest cities. In the mag’s annual America’s Favorite Cities survey, our home ranked 10th on the list. New Orleans took first place, followed by...
There have been four arrests reported for minor offenses in Dallas following the Mavericks' victory over the Miami Heat.
Austin Community College pledged last year to build and open a campus in Hays County by the fall semester of 2013. But that was before a dentist in Kyle filed a lawsuit challenging the November election annexing that city and the rest of the Hays school district into ACC's...
Nearly a decade after five suicide hijackers with expired U.S. visas helped 14 comrades carry out the Sept. 11 attacks, the Department of Homeland Security and Congress have yet to come up with a fail-safe way to check foreign visitors in and out of the U.S., leaving an unknown...
Congress Avenue was the place to be seen Friday night for motorbikes and the people who love them. The annual Republic of Texas parade stretched for miles. Bikers began at the Travis County Expo Center and rode for about 45 minutes before they ended just steps from the Texas...