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Retail gasoline prices up 3 cents in Texas, nationwide

Texas, gasoline prices

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Retail gasoline prices in Texas and nationwide are up 3 cents this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump across the state was $2.15 per gallon. The nationwide average reached $2.36 per gallon. Drivers in Amarillo have the cheapest gasoline in Texas this week at $2.03 per gallon. The association survey ...

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Texas retail gasoline prices drops by a penny

Texas, retail, gasoline prices

COPPELL, Texas (AP) — Texas retail gasoline prices dropped by a penny this week, putting the average for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel at $1.52. AAA Texas on Thursday said that average is 63 cents less per gallon than last year. Drivers in Dallas and El Paso are paying the most at $1.56 per gallon. Drivers in Beaumont, Corpus ...

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Storm brings tornadoes, floods, snow

GARLAND, Texas — As residents of North Texas surveyed the destruction from deadly tornadoes, the same storm system brought winter storm woes to the Midwest on Monday, amplified flooding that’s already blamed for more than a dozen deaths and prompted hundreds of flight cancellations. At least 11 people died and dozens were injured in the tornadoes that swept through the Dallas ...

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The Latest: No Halliburton crews at Pampa site during storm

DALLAS — The latest on severe weather in parts of Texas (all times local): 7:50 a.m. Halliburton officials say no employees were at a chemical facility in the Texas Panhandle when the site was hit by a tornado. The National Weather Service says at least five tornadoes touched down in the area Monday night. A statement Tuesday says Halliburton’s district ...

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Overnight storm brings damaging winds to Dallas-Fort Worth

FORT WORTH — An overnight line of storms brought straightline winds of up to 65 miles an hour and more than an inch of rain to North Texas, the National Weather Service of Fort Worth reported Tuesday morning. Although the NWS received “plenty” of reports of damage, most of the severe weather was out of Dallas-Fort Worth by the start ...

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Parades part of celebrations in Texas marking Veterans Day

DALLAS — Parades and other patriotic events are part of celebrations across Texas to mark Veterans Day. Wednesday is the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I in 1918. Gov. Greg Abbott delivers remarks on the steps of the Texas Capitol following a Veterans Day parade in downtown Austin. Parades were also scheduled Wednesday in other Texas cities, ...

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‘Fractivists’ to strategize over fracking bill

Self-described “fractivists,” upset with a new state law they say strips away local control of oil and gas drilling, plan to meet in Dallas next week to develop a strategy to challenge House Bill 40. Organizers hope that panel discussions on Nov. 5 and Nov. 7 will lead to passage of a resolution that voices support for local control over ...

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Oncor sale to Hunt Consolidated currently held up

The proposed sale of Oncor is being held up by a minority shareholder, but Energy Future Holdings Corp. (EFH), the company that owns 80 percent of Oncor, is suing to force that shareholder’s hand. Oncor Electric Delivery is Texas’ largest power company, serving Tyler and many surrounding areas. It’s privately held by a number of investors, including EFH. But EFH ...

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Fill ‘er up! Several gas stations drop price below $2

If you see gas at less than $2 a gallon — grab it. A number of stations in Tarrant County were selling a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline for less than $2 Thursday afternoon, making it seem like Christmas in July (or August). But analysts, who say the drop is tied to the recent plummet in crude oil caused by ...

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As earthquakes shake North Texas, bridge inspectors check for damage

When a big earthquake hits, the world often sees horrific images of collapsed bridges. In 1989, during a 6.9-magnitude quake in the San Francisco area, the double-deck Nimitz Freeway pancaked, killing 42 people. Fifty-foot sections of the Bay Bridge also collapsed, killing a woman. North Texas is unlikely to experience an earthquake of that scope, researchers say. But in recent ...

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