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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A prominent Texas state lawmaker admitted Thursday that he dropped an envelope containing several baggies of cocaine at an Austin airport, and he said he would be seeking drug treatment.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week amid optimism over prospects for the U.S. economy. Rates remain at historically low levels, however, as an incentive to prospective homebuyers.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Kellyanne Conway told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that he embarrassed himself following a tense exchange Thursday where he asked the White House counselor to respond to her husband’s criticism of President Donald Trump on television.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has told allies he will join the 2020 presidential race, according to two people familiar with his plans. An official announcement is expected before Friday, the filing deadline for the New Hampshire primary.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, the Democrats’ case for President Donald Trump’s impeachment streamed from Americans’ TVs Wednesday, including a new contention that he was overheard asking about political “investigations” that he demanded from Ukraine in trade for military aid.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell indicated Wednesday that the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the coming months, unless the economy shows signs of worsening.

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At Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received the September sales tax update. Sales tax revenue represents approximately 22% of the city’s general fund anticipated revenue in Fiscal Year 2019. It is the second largest revenue source, with property tax being the largest.

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In another matter related to fixing the challenges facing the Fort Worth Police Department and the public it serves, at Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received an informal report naming the list of individuals recommended by City Manager David Cooke's office for a Police…

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As part of the effort to address the latest controversies within the Fort Worth Police Department, at Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received an informal report updating them on the status of filling the newly created police monitor position.

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NEW YORK (AP) — More than two decades into his career as a commentator at Fox News Channel, Andrew Napolitano reached a milestone of sorts when he was called a "fool" on his own network.

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country's south with over 50 billion barrels of crude, its president said Sunday, a find that could boost the country's proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy abroad over U.S. sanctions.

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Two candidates for the new position of program coordinator of the $1.17 Panther Island project were interviewed behind closed doors by the Trinity River Vision Authority board on Wednesday, board President G.K. Maenius announced after the session.

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot a black woman in her home last month had been critiqued in a 2018 performance review for missing calls for help over the radio and sometimes having "tunnel vision."

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Tarrant County announced Nov. 5 that the ban on outdoor burning has been lifted but outside burn are subject to the following conditions according to the Tarrant County Fire Marshal’s Office:

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The ongoing trade war with China and slowing industrial production continue to weigh on railroad traffic.

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NEW YORK (AP) — While the 2020 presidential election is still a year away, some business owners see their customers already becoming more cautious because of the unknowns about who will be the next president, and which party will control the Senate.

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Tarrant County voters signaled on Tuesday that they support spending $825 million on improvements to Tarrant County College campuses.