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Dallas state jail, Mineral Wells center to close

 DALLAS (AP) — State prison system officials have decided to not renew contracts for operating the privately managed Dawson State Jail in Dallas and...

A workable fix for working immigrants

When I was a kid I worked outside on the ranch from sunup until sundown. When my girls were old enough, they did the...

Political activity and 501(c)(4) organizations

Recently, the Internal Revenue Service has come under scrutiny for targeting certain conservative groups (e.g., tea party) with respect to applications for exempt status...

Legal Briefs: Spirit of Enterprise, aviation law

Spirit of Enterprise The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce’s 2012 Chairman’s Spirit of Enterprise Award will honor Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP, the first...

National Envelope files for bankruptcy protection

WILLMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Envelope maker NE Opco Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection, saying that the continued shift toward electronic communication has dramatically...

Union members reject Bell Helicopter contract offer

Bell Helicopter Osprys in airplane mode. A. Lee Graham ReporterMembers of United Auto Workers Local 218 have rejected Fort Worth-based Bell Helicopter’s proposed three-year contract...

Perry adds road funding to special session

CHRIS TOMLINSON,Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Halfway through the special session, Gov. Rick Perry asked lawmakers on Monday to come up with new funding...

Perry job-poaching targets New York, Connecticut

 Gov. Rick PerryWILL WEISSERT,Associated Press  AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry has already hit California and Illinois trying to lure businesses to Texas —...

El Paso-born ‘Night Stalker’ dies

 DON THOMPSON,Associated Press LINDA DEUTSCH,Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Ramirez, the demonic serial killer known as the Night Stalker who left satanic signs...

Texas actress charged in Obama ricin threat

 DANNY ROBBINS,Associated Press NOMAAN MERCHANT,Associated PressTEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — A pregnant Texas actress who first told the FBI that her husband sent ricin-tainted letters...

A decade on, Southern Baptists adapt to new role

 TRAVIS LOLLER,Associated PressNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A decade ago, the Southern Baptist Convention was riding high.The president of the United States was a conservative...

Trade Mission: On South American trip, leaders tout city’s assets

A. Lee Graham lgraham@bizpress.netApproached by several inquisitive Brazilian executives during a recent summit in South America, Mayor Betsy Price and city economic development officials extolled...

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2 COVID deaths reported Friday in Tarrant County

Tarrant County Public Health reported two COVID-19 deaths on Friday Setp. 25. The deceased include a man from Arlington in his 80s,...

After Ginsburg’s death, high stakes for Texas’ legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act

By Emma Platoff and Edgar Walters, The Texas Tribune Sept. 25, 2020 "After Ginsburg’s...

How it happened: From law professor to high court in 4 years

By ZEKE MILLER, COLLEEN LONG and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law...

Ebner dominates in Aranda debut as Baylor tops Kansas 47-14

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports WriterWACO, Texas (AP) — Trestan Ebner returned the second-half kickoff 100 yards before going 83 yards for...