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Gas prices across Texas up 4 cents to average $2.12 a gallon

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices have climbed another 4 cents across Texas this week to an average of $2.12 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the nationwide price at the pump also rose 2 cents this week to average $2.33 per gallon. The association survey found that Dallas and Fort Worth have the most expensive gasoline in ...

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Average gasoline prices in Texas slip a penny below $2 a gallon

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COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas have retreated slightly from the $2 per gallon mark reached last week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported prices at the pump slipped a penny this week statewide to $1.99 per gallon. Retail gasoline prices nationwide dropped 2 cents to an average $2.20 per gallon. El Paso continues to have the most ...

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Storms cause fire near Houston, power outages in South Texas

A thunderstorm approaches Houston, Texas. (Image: telwink via Flickr)

HOUSTON (AP) — Lingering thunderstorms were blamed for a fire that damaged an oil field equipment site Saturday near Houston and power outages in South Texas that left more than 50,000 homes and businesses without electricity. Emergency officials said no injuries were immediately reported. Corpus Christi opened a shelter for residents of an apartment complex displaced by Friday night’s strong ...

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Retail gasoline prices in Texas drop by 2 cents

Retail gasoline prices in Texas drop by 2 cents

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices across Texas dropped by 2 cents this week. AAA Texas on Tuesday reported that the statewide average is $1.77 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel. That’s 29 cents less per gallon than last year. The national average remains the same from last week, at $2 per gallon. In Texas, drivers in El ...

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Retail gasoline prices in Texas, US slip penny this week

Retail gasoline prices in Texas

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices across Texas and nationwide have slipped a penny this week. AAA Texas on Tuesday reported the statewide average settled at $1.79 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. are paying an average $2 per gallon. Corpus Christi has the cheapest gasoline prices in Texas this week at an average $1.71 per gallon. Dallas has ...

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After 8 months, Blue Bell returns to stores

After eight months, Blue Bell returns to Corpus Christi

Amanda Guzzi thought her eyes were deceiving her. “When it left, I stood there and looked for it. I started at one end and went back and looked for it again,” said Guzzi as she pointed to the end of a frozen food aisle at H-E-B plus on Saratoga Boulevard. “I thought, ‘I’m not finding it. Am I losing it?'” ...

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Texas city eyes contingency plan for economic changes

The boom has been good to the Coastal Bend. It’s lured jobs and high-profile industrial projects to the port and the oil field. Sales taxes and property values swelled. But a drop in anticipated sales tax growth during the past year — amounting to a $4.8 million shortfall in expected revenue for the city’s general fund — has some officials ...

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South Texas pipeline explosion injures 2

FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — Authorities say the explosion of a natural gas pipeline near the small South Texas town of Falfurrias injured two people and prompted the evacuation about 150 homes. An official with the Brooks County sheriff’s office said the explosion occurred Monday night near Falfurrias, a town of about 5,000 located about 80 miles southwest of Corpus Christi. ...

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Gravity Midstream has high hopes for terminal

CORPUS CHRISTI — Gravity Midstream Corp. hopes to bring new life to a terminal that has been dormant since its previous owner filed bankruptcy. Officials for the Houston-based company said their new Gravity Oil Terminal at Corpus Christi, or GOTAC, will serve producers, traders and refiners of crude oil and condensates produced in the Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin ...

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Report: Corpus Christi homes more costly, taking longer to sell

CORPUS CHRISTI — Homes are taking longer to sell in the Coastal Bend, which is wrestling with its largest inventory of vacant houses in two years. The price of the average home sold in the Corpus Christi area was $201,800 in May, about 0.45 percent below that of May 2014, according to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. ...

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