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Perry to announce political future on Monday

Rick Perry is inviting close friends and supporters to an event next Monday in San Antonio where he is expected to announce if he plans to seek an unprecedented fourth full term as Texas governor, CNN has learned.

Local members of TCDLA to read Declaration of Independence July 3

Local members of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (“TCDLA”) are planning Annual Fourth of July readings of the Declaration of Independence at over 50 County Courthouses and other public buildings across the state.

Rangers sign Dominican RHP Diplan

The Texas Rangers have announced they have signed Marcos Diplan for $1.3 million. The Dominican right-handed pitcher is currently the number six international prospect.

The road to common sense

I remember when I was a kid the Texas roadways use to be like magic carpets. We'd travel out of town and we'd make remarks that the neighboring roadways felt like driving on washboards.

Texas Most Wanted sex offender arrested in Dallas Friday

A Texas Most Wanted sex offender was arrested in Dallas.

Texas ranks 11th in national road conditions, cost-effectiveness

Texas' state highway system is ranked 11th in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

CHANDLER FIRE: 3 firemen taken to hospital in Chandler fire

The Chandler Volunteer Fire Department tells FOX51 three firemen have been taken to a local hospital after a fire erupted in the Point Royal addition in Chandler.

ETX guitar store named Top 100 instrument, product retailers in the world

Guitars Etc. in Athens received a designation as one of the Top 100 music instrument and product retailers in the world by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).

ETMC first in state to test new treatment for blocked heart vessels

East Texas cardiologists are the first in Texas to implant an investigational bioresorbable vascular scaffold — similar to a stent except it eventually dissolves — for patients with heart disease as part of a national clinical trial

2 dead, child critically injured in ETX boating accident

Two people are dead and one child is injured after a Monday night boating accident in Wood County. The wreck happened around 8:40 p.m., last night when two boats collided on Lake Fork.