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Cancer-Fighting Agency Adopts New Ethics Rules

The board of Texas’ cancer-fighting agency has approved a new code of conduct and ethics for members and employees in an effort to the restore credibility and confidence in awarding grants.

01/25/2014

File photo of woman getting sonogram. (credit: GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

Republican Candidate Addresses Anti-Abortion Rally

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott is scheduled to address an anti-abortion rally on the steps on the Texas Capitol.

01/25/2014

File photo of Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Health Law Dampens Perry’s New Year’s Optimism

Gov. Rick Perry says the nation’s new health care law has dampened the optimism he normally feels with the coming of a new year.

01/01/2014

File photo of a storm. (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Federal Aid Coming After Fall Storms In Texas

President Barack Obama has ordered federal aid to help state and local recovery efforts in areas of Central Texas hit with severe storms and flooding in late October.

12/20/2013

Ronnie Smith, who was killed on a jog near the site of the deadly 2012 assault on the U.S. Consulate, is to be buried in Austin Thursday. His widow, Anita Smith, talked with CBS News about the couple’s mission and faith in God. (Photo credit ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Widow Of US Teacher Killed In Benghazi Forgives Husband’s Killers

Ronnie Smith, who was killed on a jog near the site of the deadly 2012 assault on the U.S. Consulate, is to be buried in Austin, Tex. on Thursday. His widow, Anita, talked with CBS News about the couple’s mission and faith in God.

12/19/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the podium to the National Right to Life Committee during their opening general session at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel on June 27, 2013.  (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Asks President Obama For Flooding Disaster Declaration

Gov. Rick Perry is asking President Barack Obama for a disaster declaration for three Central Texas counties hit-hard by Halloween floods.

12/13/2013

Senator Ted Cruz (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Education Advocacy Groups Give Fs To Cruz, Cornyn

The Texas affiliate of the National Education Association and other advocacy groups are staging a rally and march to issue failing grades to U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz on key social and educational issues.

12/06/2013

Jason PIckel and Darren Black Bear become the first openly gay married couple in Oklahoma by holding the ceremony on tribal land. (Getty Images)

2 Couples Challenge Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Two same-sex couples are challenging Texas’ constitutional ban on gay marriage in a San Antonio federal court.

11/27/2013

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Ex-Track Coach Sues University Alleging Discrimination

Former University of Texas women’s track coach Bev Kearney has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the school alleging race and gender discrimination and retaliation.

11/14/2013

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Girl Hurt After Jumping From Moving School Bus In Austin

A Central Texas teenager has been critically hurt after she apparently jumped out the back door of a moving school bus in far northwest Austin.

11/07/2013

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