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When It Came To Ebola, Control Eluded Texas Leaders

Oct 22, 2014
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When the Ebola virus first arrived in Texas, Gov. Rick Perry greeted the grave news with trademark swagger.

“There is no place in the world, I will suggest to you, that has better professionals, better ability to address this, than in Texas,” he said at a hastily called press conference, one day after Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan tested positive for Ebola while in isolation at a Dallas hospital.

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[We will update this story throughout the day.] The condition of Nina Pham, the first Dallas nurse infected with Ebola, has been upgraded to good from fair, the National Institutes of Health announced Tuesday afternoon.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Fall means two things – pumpkin treats and the State Fair of Texas; the Texas Enterprise Fund is under scrutiny; once upon a time, Dallas tried to build a port; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: The special prosecutor on Rick Perry’s obstruction of justice case has some sharp words, Dallas Fed president and CEO will step down next year, a Dallas City Tour bus has questionable art, and more.

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Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to skip his next scheduled court appearance because he'll be out of the country.

Gov. Perry To Meet With Bullet Train Operator In Japan

Sep 8, 2014
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During a trip to Asia this week, Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to meet with the president of a bullet train operator involved in an effort to develop a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, his office has confirmed.

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A tweet from Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power.

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So who's Gov. Rick Perry wearing as part of his bookish new look?

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Gov. Rick Perry’s smiling mugshot ricocheted across the internet last week – and now it’s on a T-shirt.

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Attorneys for Gov. Rick Perry are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer.

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