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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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‘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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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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Risk of tornadoes persists after 1 killed Saturday

DALLAS (AP) — A new tornado watch issued by the National Weather Service covers much of north and central Texas for most of Sunday. The weather service included Dallas and Austin in its latest tornado watch (http://1.usa.gov/1Etssv2), which runs until 9 p.m. Sunday. One person was killed Saturday night and another left in critical condition after a tornado hit Cisco, ...

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Pioneer to close Denver office

Pioneer Natural Resources

Another energy company is leaving the Denver area, and it’s taking about half of its jobs with it, the Denver Business Journal reports. Pioneer Natural Resources announced yesterday that it will close its Denver office and cut about 100 jobs at its Trinidad field office “as a result of continued weakness in natural gas prices and the recent collapse of ...

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