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There were growing indications Monday that Fort Worth-based RadioShack may be on its last legs. Bloomberg reported Monday that insiders were talking about selling half the company's stores to Sprint and closing the rest. For its part, RadioShack had nothing to say. A spokeswoman...
Drive or fly into the mile high city and soon, there it is, the sweet smell of success. "It's kind of like an oil rush, but a green rush," said one Texas traveler, who didn't want to give her name. Texans are flocking to Denver for more than just a thrill on the ski slopes. The...
The measure filed by State Representative Jose Menendez from San Antonio would protect credit card holders and would require retailers to see the ID of a customer making an in-store credit card purchase. He says because no identification is currently required, a lost or stolen...
State Representative Donna Howard from Austin says the contributions not being used for personal use, but there's no restriction on using it for lobbying. “All this is doing is saying, that, at least for the first two years after you leave office, you may not use these...
Chris Kyle, the retired Navy SEAL depicted in the blockbuster movie "American Sniper," has received a state day in his honor two years after his death. Gov. Greg Abbott signed a proclamation declaring Monday as "Chris Kyle Day" in Texas, where Kyle was raised and lived after...
Texas lawmakers won’t be able to get their steaks the way they like them — free of cost and public scrutiny — if a bill authored by one of the Texas House’s most powerful members becomes law. State Rep. Charlie Geren, a Republican from Fort Worth and one of Speaker Joe Straus’...
Republican State Representative Molly White is now fighting back against widespread criticism accusing her of being anti-Muslim. The freshmen representative is in the hot seat for a Facebook message she posted on Muslim Capitol Day Thursday, which she wasn't able to attend. The...
A grand jury will examine the deaths of two people killed in 2013 at a Northeast Texas ranch under mysterious circumstances. Bowie County District Attorney Jerry Rochelle tells the Texarkana Gazette ( http://bit.ly/1yqA8Ml ) that he will present the case of the deaths at Prissy...
Texas Rangers are investigating the police shooting of a man in north Texas who officers say drove toward them in his pickup truck after a pursuit. Police in Ennis, about 30 miles south of Dallas, say the shooting occurred Saturday evening as they were responding to a call about...