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US missionary says gunmen killed wife in Mexico

A U.S. missionary working in Mexico who brought his mortally wounded wife to the border told authorities in the United States that gunmen in a pickup truck shot her in... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2011

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All eyes on Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst in Senate race

With considerable personal wealth and one of the most powerful jobs in Texas state government, Republican Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is considered the early favorite to... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2011


Anita Perry 'repurposes' dress for inauguration

With Texas scaling back its inaugural activities, first lady Anita Perry said Friday that instead of buying a new gown, she will modify a dress she wore to her son's... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2011


Texas U.S. Senator Hutchison plans to retire

WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas has announced that she will retire after her current term expires next year. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2011


House speaker wins second term in new Legislature

Republican Joe Straus, who had been repeatedly criticized as too moderate for conservative Texas, nevertheless easily won a second term as leader of the state House on... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2011


Texas lawmakers faced with $15 billion shortfall

Texas lawmakers will have a revenue shortfall of at least $15 billion for general-purpose spending for the next two-year budget compared to current state spending,... Read more »

Jan. 10, 2011


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