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  1. a Inside Texas Politicsa : DNCa s Perez on rebuilding Texas Democratic PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 |

    The first Latino leader of the Democratic Party, Tom Perez, is in studio with host Jason Whitely and Bud Kennedy of the Star-Telegram. The chairman of the DNC, who also served as Labor Secretary under President Obama, discussed challenges facing the party and plans it as for Texas, and the future of House leader Nancy Pelosi.


  2. Boeing to open Global Services headquarters in PlanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 |

    The division, which will provide services to commercial airline and defense customers worldwide, will be headquartered in Plano's Legacy West development with about 50 employees. "We have a fixed focus on serving our customers worldwide, and this location assists in our mission of providing uncompromising service worldwide," Stan Deal, global services president, said in a statement.


  3. Fort Worth sending help to fight deadly Panhandle wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 |

    Three firefighters and two brush trucks from Fort Worth are heading to the Texas Panhandle, where massive wildfires have killed at least four people and burned more than 400,000 acres of land. The crew from Fort Worth is part of the Texas Instrastate Fire Mutual Aid System deployed by Gov. Greg Abbott.


  4. Authorities seek information on missing Hill County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 |

    Authorities are asking for help to find a 30-year-old Hill County man who has been missing since 2014 and foul play is suspected in his disappearance. The Hill County Sheriff's Office and the Texas Department of Public Safety appealed for help to locate John Terry, 30, who was last seen leaving a Walmart in Hillsboro on Oct. 17, 2014.


  5. Senators say CPS hasna t checked on 500 high-risk kids, demand plan to raise caseworkersa payRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 |

    The lawmakers pressed Gov. Greg Abbott's CPS overseer to promise to rapidly submit a plan for immediately laying eyes on more than 500 children who the agency says are "at highest risk of being abused or neglected" but haven't been visited. Senate Finance Committee members also forced state Family and Protective Services Commissioner Henry "Hank" Whitman to acknowledge that higher pay for caseworkers is critical.


  6. Big 12 memo clouds the leaguea s expansion messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 |

    Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby weighs in on ongoing discussions to tweak existing TV contracts and what role that played in impacting expansion talks. Video by Jimmy Burch.


  7. Texas agencies want option of keeping departed employees on payrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 |

    Officials at several Texas agencies on Wednesday defended the practice of temporarily keeping some departing employees on the state payroll by placing them on leave - sometimes as a form of severance - calling it a longstanding "tool" that can prevent costly legal disputes. "I think it's pretty common," Amanda Crawford, the deputy attorney general for administration under Ken Paxton, told lawmakers on the House General Investigating and Ethics Committee.


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