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Texas gov.: State drivers should think electric

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says people should envision electric cars — not just oil and gas — when they think about Texas. Read more »

April 8, 2011

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Texas death row inmate loses clemency bid

A condemned inmate moved one step closer to being the first person to be executed with Texas' new drug cocktail after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Monday... Read more »

April 4, 2011


High oil prices good for Texas budget

Higher oil prices may make consumers miserable, but unrest in the Middle East could mean billions of dollars in tax revenue for Texas' tight budget. Read more »

March 30, 2011


Texas' economic miracle beginning to tarnish

Some in Texas had talked tough about solving the state's budget problem by austerity alone, but lawmakers finally faced a hard fact: Texas is in serious financial... Read more »

March 16, 2011


Teachers protest proposed cuts to education

Angry teachers chanting "save our schools" and holding signs criticizing Gov. Rick Perry rallied outside his office Monday, saying Republican-backed plans to slash $10... Read more »

March 14, 2011


Texas farmers say drug war making job dangerous

As Texas farmhands prepared this winter to burn stalks of sugarcane for harvest along the Rio Grande, four masked men on ATVs suddenly surrounded the crew members and... Read more »

March 11, 2011


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