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West Texas A&M president finds home in Panhandle after controversial past

West Texas A&M University President Walter Wendler. Courtesy WTAMU/Background: J. Nguyen—commonswiki ...

Texas Parks and Wildlife: State park could close if Trump builds border wall through...

A Kisskadee perches at Resaca de la Palma, a World Birding Center Texas state park. Birding tourism, a...

On the campaign trail, Democrat running for agriculture commissioner reckons with her past

Kim Olson, the Democrat running for agriculture commissioner, tours a farm in Midland in July. ...

Analysis: Mentions in a few news stories can’t turn a candidate into a contender

Voters arrive to the polls for the last hour of the primaries in Houston on Tuesday, March 6,...

Trump sends campaign cash boost to 6 Texans in fight for control of Congress

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the National Rifle Association convention in Dallas on May 4, 2018. ...

O’Rourke agrees to debate Cruz five times, but has some suggestions

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso (left), is challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. ...

As changes loom over retired teachers’ pensions, retirees look to Legislature for more money

Yvonne Landin, a retired teacher from Corpus Christi, holds a sign as retired teachers gather at the Teacher...

In special election for Uresti state Senate seat, a bipartisan scramble for a runoff...

Left to right: Republican Peter Flores and Democrats Pete Gallego and Roland Gutierrez, three of the eight candidates...

Prospects for “red flag” gun law in Texas plummet as Abbott sees “coalescence” against...

Gov. Greg Abbott gives a keynote speech at the Republican Party of Texas convention in San Antonio on...

Some voters say they’re inundated with political spam this year. Is there a way...

John Jordan/The Texas Tribune Hey, Texplainer: I keep getting texts and emails from political campaigns. How do I stop the...

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