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Why The Texas Longhorn Has Such Grit

Researchers at the University of Texas mapped the genome of the Texas Longhorn and discovered its heritage is more complicated than previously thought.

Perry Unexcited About Madonna's Boy Scouts Costume

His own appearance at a conservative conference was more exciting, the governor told Glenn Beck.

Is Texas Really the Second Most Hateful State?

The ‘Hate Map’ released by the Southern Poverty Law Center shows Texas to have an alarming number of active hate groups. But how hateful is Texas compared with other states? And who are Texas’s “haters”?

Texas Cities Lead The Nation In Growth, Jobs

Some Texas cities top the list for the fastest growth rate, others top the list for the greatest number of new residents. The reason behind both? Jobs.

George W. Bush, Passionate Painter

He signs his landscapes, dog portraits, and bath scenes “43.”

Texas Judge Targeted For Assassination

A San Antonio inmate allegedly hired another man to murder the judge presiding over his case.

Gun Safety Course Proves Painfully Unsafe

A school employee was accidentally shot yesterday during one of Van ISD’s gun safety courses.

Hate Taxes? Buy Some Guns

State representative Jeff Leach is pushing a bill that would create a tax-free holiday on the sale of guns.

Fewer Weapons Found In Texas Schools

A 35 percent drop over six years, according to a recent report.

Texas Town Plans to Tax Car Crashes

A Houston suburb will impose a “crash tax” on at fault drivers to help cover the cost of emergency response teams.

Woman Calls 911 For Delivery, Gets Carried Out Instead

Her emergency? She needed cigarettes.

Two-Timing Houston, Adulterous Austin

Two Texas cities landed on the 2012 list of the most “cheatingest” in America, according to an online dating service that facilitates extramarital affairs.

North Korea Finally Found an American It Can Get Behind (Or At Least Follow on Twitter)

The nation follows only three accounts on Twitter, one of which is a 25-year-old Austin-based investor.

Pregnant Teen Sues Parents for Pushing Abortion

The Texas Center for Defense of Life, a nonprofit association of pro-life attorneys, filed the suit on her behalf Feb. 10.

Former Houston Hand Surgeon Michael Brown Lands in Trouble Again

This time he was arrested upon arrival at the airport, after allegedly choking flight attendants and making sexual remarks.

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