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Flashback to New Year’s Day: The Democrats were counting on an easy win in the race for Ted Kennedy’s old Senate seat in Massachusetts. Kay Bailey Hutchison was promising to resign her Senate seat — soon — to come back home and defeat Texas Gov. Rick Perry. The tea party was a...
The race for another Central Texas House district is becoming a hotly-contested face-off between the incumbent Democrat… and a first-time Republican candidate. News Radio 590-KLBJ’s Perry Watson has more in this Campaign Preview.
The head of the Democratic party in Williamson County resigns to endorse a Republican candidate for District 52. Plus more election news. News Radio 590 KLBJ's Carol Nelson has the story...
An Army major described a dramatic brush with death that he and the first police officer on the scene experienced during the final seconds of last year's shooting massacre on post. Maj. Steven Richter, the officer in charge of the Soldier Readiness Processing Center, said the...
A 12-year veteran of Dallas Fire Rescue remains in custody in Collin County facing seven felony counts after police say he sold steroids to an undercover Allen police officer. Gregory Whiteley, 46, an amateur bodybuilder who lives in Allen, is being held on $350,000 bail on...
Democrat Bill White debated the governor who wasn't there Tuesday, accusing Rick Perry of enriching his political friends and leaving the state in fiscal trouble. White struggled when asked to say something positive about Perry, eventually citing his military service. "My...
Two years after a UT task force told chief administrators how to ease the pay gap between male and female faculty, about 59 percent of the UT’s academic core and athletics salary payouts go to half the workforce — the male half. Though women make up 48 percent of all UT faculty...
Minutes before he was sentenced to 24 years in federal prison, Hosam "Sam" Smadi apologized for trying to blow up a downtown Dallas skyscraper. "Your honor, I'm so ashamed of what I did," Smadi said, standing before U.S. District Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn on Tuesday in a bright...
The leaders of the nation's most prestigious universities are reaching out to their counterparts in Mexico, saying more partnerships between the two countries could help with some of the border's most intractable problems. The relationship was one of the topics discussed during...