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The number of people using bikes to extend their bus trips increased more than 47 percent jumping from 12,111 bike bus boardings in January 2013 to 17,859 in January this year, That's according to METRO figures which do not account for bikes taken onto light-rail trains.
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Five Republicans who could share a presidential primary debate stage next year will all deliver speeches by lunchtime at today's start of the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Governor Rick Perry , now in charge of the Lone Star State, was quite the hit at the recent CPAC convention.
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The 2016 GOP presidential field will look different than any other in decades, due to the likely lack of an anointed frontrunner or elder statesman in the field.
Washington Monthly's Phillip Longman takes a closer look at the claims made by the likes of Rick Perry about Texas' economic success, and finds them largely wanting.
Rand Paul was the big winner at this year's gathering of conservative activists, taking 31 percent of the presidential straw poll.
For the sixth straight month, Texas unemployment rates are declining. According to the latest figures from the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas' unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in January; it was 6 percent in December.
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The Texas Department of Public Safety says increased patrols began Friday and will run through March 23. A Texas Department of Transportation grant will help pay for the enhanced patrols targeting intoxicated drivers.
A law passed in Texas in 2013 has closed two more clinics' doors this week, resurfacing the issue of vanishing service providers in rural areas.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says in a new interview that rocker Ted Nugent's recent labeling of President Obama as a "subhuman mongrel" was wrong, but it wasn't racist.
Texas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in January, the lowest since November 2008.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014.
The early auditions for the Republican Party's next presidential contest are in full swing at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists, where some of the GOP's most prominent religious conservatives are facing off.
The last abortion clinic in the vast, impoverished Rio Grande Valley closed Thursday, along with the sole remaining clinic in the 100-mile stretch between Houston and the Louisiana border, posing a tall obstacle to women seeking to end pregnancies across a wide swath of the nation's second-largest state.