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Democrats hold runoff debate for Texas House District 64 candidates
Texas House hopefuls Andrew Morris and Mat Pruneda will debate each other from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in Room 190 on the Corinth campus of North Central Texas College.
Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92
Coming back: Recovery continues in West 5 years after plant explosion
Texas bump stock maker will stop taking orders
LOS ANGELES -- The largest manufacturer of bump stocks, which allow semiautomatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, announced Wednesday that it will stop taking orders and shut down its website next month.
Nelson pledges additional scrutiny of state health contracts
State Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, pledged to continue to tighten legislative oversight of the Health and Human Services Commission after a state audit found contracting irregularities with the Texas Electronic Vital Events Registrar.
Border wall vision a reality on lower Rio Grande
ROMA -- Stymied by Congress and the courts, President Donald Trump has struggled to make good on his signature campaign promises to build a wall and stop migrants.
Teachers in other states are striking, but Texas teachers can't do that
Stucky appoints new district director
Texas education officials promise focus on math, reading after “lagging” report card
National exam results show Texas and the nation stagnating in academic achievement for elementary and middle school students. Experts have different takes on what state education officials should do to fix it.
As strikes continue in other states, here's how much your child's teacher made last year
Texas teachers may not have walked out of their classrooms this week, but many share the same frustrations as those striking in other states.
Denton High grad earns top honor at Howard College
Denton County's tax rolls up almost 20 percent
Boy continues recovery from church shooting
A VERNIA -- Six-year-old Ryland Ward jumps down from his uncle Michael's lap and bounds across the job site. The Dallas Morning News reports there's chocolate ice cream, he's heard, his favorite.