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Hunt, investors back out of Oncor purchase deal

A Dallas oil family is going back to the drawing board after determining it can’t go forward with its current plan for buying Oncor, the state’s largest electric utility, an attorney for the group told the Texas Public Utility Commission in a Wednesday filing.

Texas club turns garden dreams into reality

GRANBURY, Texas — The Green Thumb Garden Club had a dream. Although its members lived in a little piece of paradise near Granbury called Pecan Plantation, they envisioned a grand statement inside the entrance to welcome residents and visitors alike into the bucolic community.

What happened when a room full of Texas parents took on transgender bathrooms (+video)

FORT WORTH, Texas - On Tuesday, the first scorching day of a Texas spring, hundreds stood in line in the late afternoon sun, waiting to enter the meeting hall of the Fort Worth school board. The impassioned throng was the largest in more than three decades of school board meetings here, officials said.

On eve of indictment hearing, Ken Paxton takes to YouTube to say ‘I’m not going anywhere’ (+video)

AUSTIN, Texas — In by far the most extensive comments he’s made on his legal troubles to date, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has released a video promising to fight his state and federal fraud charges and blasting “attacks” from media and political opponents.