Posted: Oct 2, 2013 5:12 AM
Updated: Oct 2, 2013 5:12 AM
HALTOM CITY, Texas (AP) Two people with knowledge of the decision say State Senator Wendy Davis plans to announce her run for the Democratic nomination for Texas governor tomorrow. Davis catapulted to national stardom this summer with a nearly 13-hour filibuster in the Texas Capitol that temporarily blocked new statewide abortion restrictions.
HOUSTON (AP) The four Republicans running for lieutenant governor kept things largely civil during their first debate. The group made up of Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, State Senator Dan Patrick, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples agreed on most issues. Each spoke about plans and accomplishments.
DALLAS (AP) Testimony will continue today in the insider-trading trial of Mavericks owner Mark Cuban in Dallas. The Securities and Exchange Commission says Cuban used insider information to sell stock in an Internet company. One of Cuban's lawyers says the SEC's chief witness is lying.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) Stanley Marsh 3 has been sued by two men accusing him of molesting them as teens. The suits contend Marsh is a serial molester who paid them to perform sex acts. Marsh's wife, son and associates also are named. Another man filed a lawsuit in May claiming he was abused as a 16-year-old.