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House budget chief: Impasse will 'get worked out'
One of the chief budget-writers in the Texas Legislature says cutting spending is an undesirable option to resolve an impasse between the House and Senate with time running out.
Families can't go home amid Texas chemical leak
A chemical leak in West Texas continued unabated for a second straight day on Thursday, and nearby residents were being kept away from their homes as a precaution.
Obama, in Texas, presses middle-class jobs agenda
Offering a more upbeat view of the economy, President Barack Obama resurrected his jobs proposals Thursday, advancing modest initiatives as he pushed for action on more ambitious efforts that face resistance from congressional Republicans.
Thursday marks deadline for bills to pass House
Lawmakers have until midnight to pass their bills out the Texas House.
Boy, 2, dies after shooting self at Corsicana home
Police say a 2-year-old boy has died after accidentally shooting himself in the head at a North Texas home while his father was nearby.
Hung jury in Austin trial over 2011 athlete death
A mistrial has been declared in the Central Texas trial of a woman charged in the 2011 fatal stabbing of a Huston-Tillotson University athlete.
Father, son charged with molestation of girl with cerebral palsy
A father and son from western Pennsylvania have been charged with molesting a girl who is unable to speak because she has cerebral palsy.
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts.
APNewsBreak: 102,000 no longer on charter waitlist
The claim that nearly 102,000 Texas students are on waitlists for charter schools statewide is too high by about 8,000.
Beeville man charged with killing his grandma, 65
A South Texas man has been charged with killing his grandmother whose body was found in the home they shared after the house burned.
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