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State Fair of Texas has released a video mockup of his Big Tex's new face. Big Tex, who roasted last September amid an electrical short, must be installed at his revamped spot atop Big Tex Circle in 128 days. Sue Gooding, Fair spokeswoman, shared a video of the facial...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - The agency looking into last year's train collision that killed four veterans on a parade float in Texas is set to release documents from its investigation. A release from the National Transportation Safety Board says the documents will be released...
Gov. Rick Perry met for about 20 minutes on Medicaid expansion with three members of the Texas Organizing Project, a three-year-old progressive activist group that has been dogging him on the issue since January. Members disrupted his noon speech Wednesday to a small business...
In a continuing push to sign-off on almost anything gun, the Texas Senate approved a bill Tuesday night to allow applicants to qualify for a concealed-handgun license to use either a revolver or a semi-automatic pistol. Under current law, Texans who qualified to carry a revolver...
DALLAS (AP) - A rare $10 bill from 1929 marked with the name of the Texas town of West is set to be auctioned off to benefit the families of victims of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion there. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions will offer up the bill Tuesday. The April 17...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Members of an elite search and rescue team from Texas have been dispatched to Oklahoma to help with recovery following a deadly tornado. Gov. Rick Perry on Monday night announced activation of Texas Task Force 1 (one). The emergency response came after a...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A bill that would have dramatically changed the rules for a radioactive waste dump died in the Legislature because of a parliamentary error. Fort Worth Democrat Lon Burnam called the point of order Monday night, derailing it. The measure would have allowed a...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police in Nashville say Texas state troopers and deputy U.S. marshals have arrested a homicide suspect in Lyford, Texas. Eric Lozano, who is 31 years old and from Lyford, was arrested Monday night in the killing of Mitchel T. Moreno in a Nashville motel...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A proposal to crack down on the slaughter of sharks for their fins has stalled in the last stages of the Texas Legislature. After encountering opposition on the floor of the Texas Senate Monday, Democratic Sen. Juan Hinojosa of McAllen withdrew his proposal...