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Super PAC Men: How political consultants took a Fort Worth oilman on a wild ride

The head of a Texas oil dynasty joined the parade of wealthy political donors, aiming to flip the Senate to Republicans. By the time consultants were done with him, the war chest was drained and fraud allegations were flying

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Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

SALADO, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a reported bridge collapse along an interstate in Central Texas.

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Latin-inspired restaurant set to open in downtown Fort Worth

Downtown Fort Worth’s dining scene is about to get spicier with the opening of a new restaurant featuring Latin-inspired coastal cuisine.

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Amazon begins Prime Now program in Dallas area

If you just have to have it now, as in one hour, you can, at least in the Dallas area, as Amazon.com Inc. announced Thursday it will offer Prime Now.

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Texas jobless rate falls as employers add workers

Texas unemployment fell to 4.3 percent during February for the sixth straight month of declines, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Small plane lands on Arlington freeway

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A small plane towing an advertising banner has made an emergency landing on a Texas freeway interchange after experiencing engine trouble.

A Federal Aviation Administration statement says the single-engine Cessna landed in the Interstate 20-U.S. 287 interchange in Arlington in North Texas about 5 p.m. Friday.

The plane had been towing the banner when the pilot told air traffic controllers he had lost oil pressure. The pilot said he would drop the banner and make an emergency landing.

The aircraft landing in the green space of the interchange but hit a pickup truck on one of the ramps. An Arlington police statement says one person in the truck suffered minor injuries when the wing smashed the truck's windshield.

The pilot was able to walk away. His name was not released.
 

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