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Early voting begins in Texas runoff

Voters in Texas began casting early voting ballots Monday in the bitter GOP Senate runoff election between Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and his tea party-backed rival Ted Cruz.

13 die when packed pickup truck crashes in Texas

(CNN) -- A Ford pickup truck crammed with nearly two dozen people crashed in southeastern Texas on Sunday evening, killing at least 13 people and injuring 10 others.

Texas employers add 12,900 jobs in June

The Texas economy added 12,900 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in June. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.0 percent in June, from 6.9 percent in May, and down from 8.1 percent a year ago.

Arkansas deputies seize 160 pounds of pot found in Bar-B-Que pit

Two Texas men are in the Hempstead County Dention center after getting busted with 160 pounds of marijuana in a Bar-B-Que smoker.

DPS honors those committed to protecting children

The Texas Public Safety Commission and Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today presented two Medals of Merit, a Unit Citation and three Director’s Awards to individuals who helped target those who prey on children.

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Weekend a Month Away

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on everything from pens, jeans and shoes to backpacks and other items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday.

Investigators look to more cold cases for connections to accused Louisiana murderer

Brandon Lavergne, 33, has been indicted for two homicide cases, but investigators say that may not be the end to this story.

Texas AG obtains relief for Texans scammed by auto service contracts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued a joint announcement with Attorneys General of Washington, Ohio, Missouri and eight other participating states on the bankruptcy liquidation plan for U.S.

Suddenlink 'connects' with new partner

Cequel Communications Holdings, LLC, which does business as Suddenlink Communications (“Suddenlink” or “the Company”), announced today that it and its existing equity holders have reached an agreement under which BC Part

Governor and first lady: Texas Governor’s Mansion fully restored

Gov. Rick Perry and First Lady Anita Perry today announced that the 156- year-old Texas Governor’s Mansion has been fully restored.