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The list of investigations into Attorney General Ken Paxton’s conduct just got a little bit longer.

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A traveling porn expo is not welcome at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. The Dallas City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution that bans the expo from returning to the city-owned center in downtown.

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Fort Worth’s new school district superintendent is making big changes. This week, trustees unanimously approved a plan that would cut 10 executive-level positions, reassign central office employees and put more money into struggling schools.

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The top stories this afternoon from KERA News: A traveling porn expo is not welcome at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. The Dallas City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution that bans the expo from returning to the city-owned center in downtown. The vote was close, and now the city could be facing a lawsuit. 

Ted Cruz's Campaign Enters High-Stakes Phase In South Carolina

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Allegra Boverman

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Next election night, Ted Cruz probably won't be able to claim victory with a third-place finish.

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The top local stories this morning from KERA News: The Dallas City Council today will vote on a resolution to ban a traveling porn expo from returning to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Counties rocked by the Dec. 26 tornados now have federal support; the sunken Dallas Wave in the Trinity River faces an ultimatum; watch baby penguins hatch at the Dallas Zoo; and more.

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The top stories this afternoon from KERA News: More than two dozen Texas counties are now eligible for federal help following the deadly late December tornadoes. President Barack Obama declared 25 counties federal disaster areas.

Matthew Rutledge

A report released last week by Apartment List shows Texas rent prices jumped 3.5 percent last year, which outpaces the national increase. Other research shows almost half of Texans spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent.

Betting On The Ballgame: Fantasy Sports And Gambling

Feb 9, 2016
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Last month, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released an opinion stating that daily fantasy sports betting is illegal in the state and drew the ire of many local enthusiasts. 

Not familiar with daily fantasy sports? Here’s what you need to know. 

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