Yet another study links energy efforts to earthquakes, and the Texas State Aquarium explains what happened with its fish.
Blue Bell’s recall woes, and the oil industry sees job losses.
The fight over Medicaid expansion continues, and Texas music wins the weekend.
A portrait of the accused gun-running judge, and the Texas State Aquarium accidentally kills a whole school of fish.
A glitch puts a halt to major legislation, DPS is in the hotseat again, and the vampires of Houston have emerged.
Oyster wars in Galveston, the resilience of Blue Bell Ice Cream, and Ted Cruz’s mysterious international donors.
Yet another 21CT scandal, the DPS “spying” on Mexico, and a highway covered in money.
Fort Hood victims finally receive their Purple Hearts, and Jon Hamm’s mad man hazing antics at UT.
The resolution of Hannah Overton’s infamous case, and the state of education in Texas.
Business leaders push back against proposals for religious freedom legislation, and Uber continues to be a driving force in transportation across Texas.
The Senate hears vocal opposition to legislation that would repeal the Texas DREAM Act, and Grand Prairie takes yard maintenance very seriously.
Texas Health Resources responds to Nina Pham’s lawsuit, and Blue Bell is pulled from retailer shelves.
Another big splash in the battle over water, and Ted Cruz competes for Texas dollars in his fundraising efforts.
The House approves a state budget, and RadioShack sees new life—again.
The University of Houston is reportedly paying Matthew McConaughey $135,000 for a speaking fee, and oil’s decline causes further turmoil for Houston’s economy.
A new report outlines a bad prognosis for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, and the Bernie Tiede case is back in the news.
Shifting resources to the border has stretched the DPS thin, and state agency buildings need repairs that are estimated to cost upwards of a cool billion.
A Texas judge blocks federal same-sex spouse benefits, and Willie will soon start selling weed.
The state gets a new, but small, batch of execution drugs, and our wet winter might finally bring good news for the cattle industry.
The Texas Tribune and Houston Chroncile’s deep dive into the Texas City BP oil explosion, and more legislation on guns and fracking restrictions.
The DRT’s last stand, and the license plate controversy finally made its grand appearance at the U.S. Supreme Court.
The decline of rural hospitals, and Texas’s college basketball dreams are dashed.
SXSW gets its own misdirected Bansky-esque graffiti artist, and job growth slows in Texas.
Open carry is closer to becoming a reality, and Houston’s economic boom gets top billing in The Economist.
The TEA opens investigations into more than seventy inappropriate student-teacher relationships, and questions loom over who will manage the Alamo.
Ted Cruz and Rick Perry make presidential plays, Texas’s population is estimated to double in 35 years, and Austin remains the fastest-growing city by a country (city?) mile.
Rick Perry requests the names of the witnesses called in the grand jury who heard his case, and San Antonio gets a Tex-Mex-style breastaurant™.
Ugly protests against Texas Muslim Capitol Day, and youth crime rates are falling across the state.
Rick Perry will file again to have the charges against him dropped, and open carry won’t carry the day.
Amarillo by snowy morning, and brisket prices have increased 60 percent.
The first execution of 2015, and Odessa sees the most violent crime rate of major Texas cities.
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Greg Abbott takes the Oath of Office today, and the Dallas Safari Club comes under fire again.
Rick Perry bids adieu, and Texas sweeps Oscar nominations.
A horrific bus accident near Odessa leaves ten dead, and liquor laws come under scrutiny.
Notes from the opening day of the session, and Ted Cruz looks “very seriously” at a presidential run.
The Eighty-fourth Legislature kicks off, and Ted Cruz gets a new responsibility.
What will happen in the Fifth Court gay marriage decision, the Cowboys’s catch heard ‘round the Internet, and Texas’s Golden Globe takeover.
The Lege’s agenda takes shape, and barbecue bets are made.
The state faced a tough line of questioning from the Fifth Circuit, and more details emerge about the Fort Bliss shooter.
A shooting at Fort Bliss, and Dallas quakes rock the city.
Admiral McRaven’s first moves as president of the University of Texas, and the man behind Ted Cruz’s wildly popular Twitter account.
Louie Gohmert plans to run for Speaker of the House, and another twist in the tale of Bernie Tiede.
Texas’s supply of pentobarbital runs low, and Border Patrol in Texas seized more than 875,000 pounds of marijuana in 2014.
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The state could lose 128,000 if oil prices continue to fall, and a breakdown of where that transportation funding will go.
The end of the Kaufman County saga, and El Paso’s murder rate goes up.
Governor Rick Perry’s name might be memorialized on a building at A&M, and Dallas-based attorney Sarah Saldaña is chosen to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Ted Cruz angers his party, and a man camp south of San Antonio is turned into a immigration detention center for families.
A court rules that the state needs to disclose where it gets its execution drugs, and the Condoleezza-Rice-as-next-UT-president rumors are squashed.