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  1. Does gas drilling change groundwater? New Texas study - could both -...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A gas drilling rig in Denton, a city that previously banned fracking in the city. A team of university researchers found that the chemistry of some West Texas groundwater changed - not necessarily for the better - after fracking started nearby.

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  2. Six things Texas electricity customers should know about the new race to buy OncorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Overhead power lines and light poles owned by Oncor are silhouetted as the morning sun rises over Camp Wisdom Road in Dallas on Sunday, March 20, 2016. Texas electric power finance fans know that the state's largest utility, Energy Future Holdings , went into bankruptcy almost exactly two years ago.

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  3. Outdoors notebook: Wildflowers are in fine form this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas has more than 5,000 species of wildflowers and those that bloom in the spring are having a pretty good season. Next week is National Wildflower Week.

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  4. Guns are just part of the landscape in West Texas county with highest rate of license-holdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Melisa Hancock sidled up to her .22 rifle and took aim at the snake sunning in her father's backyard. She needed only one shot, no big deal for a native of these West Texas plains.

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  5. Blackie Sherrod archives: At 42, Nolan Ryan still armed, dangerousRead the original story

    May 17, 2013 | Dallas Morning News

    Men of science, as a general rule, do not leave a turn unstoned. They feel uncomfortable without microscopes screwed in eye sockets.

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  6. Study: Malfunctions and routine maintenance at plants are polluting Texas skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    The oil and gas industry in Texas has excessive emissions during maintenance and malfunctions, according to an environmental study released Wednesday. Malfunctions and routine maintenance at Texas industrial plants are worsening the state's air pollution, and regulators should do more to stop it, according to a study released Wednesday by a pair of environmental groups.

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  7. Oil tops $45 a barrel for first time since NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Oil climbed above $45 a barrel in New York today for the first time since November after U.S. industry data showed a decline in crude stockpiles. West Texas Intermediate futures rose as much as 2.6 percent, extending a 3.3 percent gain Tuesday.

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  8. Hot stuff: Could Texas' dirty coal power plants be replaced by geothermal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    For Texas electricity customers, geothermal energy is pretty much an afterthought. But some scientists - and even some people in the oil and gas business - say that heat from deep underground may become a significant source of power.

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  9. Pioneer says West Texas shale wells pumping more crude than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Pioneer Natural Resources Co. lifted its 2016 production growth target without increasing spending because wells drilled in a West Texas shale field are pumping more crude than expected.

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  10. Texas, New Mexico oil producers push for import limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Oil drilling companies and royalty owners from the Texas Panhandle to New Mexico's stretch of the Permian Basin are embarking on a grass-roots campaign to limit foreign oil imports, salvaging what they say is a major sector of the U.S. economy. "American oil is competing against a cartel of government operators which has a stated initiative of driving an American industry out of business," said Tom Cambridge, one of the Panhandle producers leading the campaign.

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  11. Hunt group plan to buy Oncor may be showing signs of frayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Ice collected on the Oncor logo in front of their office on McKinney Ave. in downtown Dallas Thursday, March 5, 2015. A complex deal to pull the state's largest utility out of bankruptcy may be showing signs of fraying.

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  12. PHOTOS: West, Texas, three years after the fertilizer plant explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A small memorial stands in the footprint of an apartment complex that was destroyed during an explosion three years ago at the West Fertilizer Company, shown April 14, 2016.

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  13. Sasser: Bagging turkeys in West Texas comes with a degree of caution: Watch out for rattlesnakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Thanks to timely rains, the rolling plains of Concho County resemble a West Texas Garden of Eden, a soft, colorful palette painted by wild flowers. Like its biblical namesake, this Eden also is populated by much-reviled reptiles.

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  14. It could be a wet week for Dallas, but strong storms expected to stay eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Left, Caesar Nino, 10, and Gabriel Mandujano, 10, hang out on the play ground during Oak Cliff Earth Day at Lake Cliff Park on Sunday. Storms are expected to form Sunday night into early Monday over much of West Texas, and they'll bring with them a 30 percent chance of rain Monday and a high around 85 degrees.

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  15. What do Texas and California have in common? 'Negative power' caused by renewables glutRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A phenomenon in wholesale power markets that forces prices below zero when renewable energy supplies surge is occurring more than ever in markets from California to Texas. Even the Midwest and Northeast aren't immune.

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  16. Private space company successfully tests same rocket for third time in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A private space company completed its third successful unmanned rocket launch and safe landing in West Texas with the same vehicle it used during previous tests. Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in a series of tweets from his official Twitter account that the reusable New Shepard launched Saturday near Van Horn, Texas, and returned to Earth with another upright landing.

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  17. Bull market marches on after being left for deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    The stock market's splendid rally late last year struggled to gain traction in early 2016 - then it did, then it didn't and then it did again. A humongous market sell-off in January and early February pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index toward the shadows of a bear market.

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  18. Texas sheds industry group whose goal was to protect rare lizardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    The Texas comptroller has terminated an oil and gas industry-funded organization responsible for overseeing the protection of a rare lizard in West Texas. State records show the Texas Habitat Conservation Foundation failed to perform habitat restoration or monitor drillers and other landowners to ensure protections for the dunes sagebrush lizard.

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  19. Energy Transfer lost $1.8B in Williams deal earnings; jobs to be consolidated in DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Six months ago, Energy Transfer Equity LP said buying Williams Cos. may boost its earnings by $2 billion a year.

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  20. This time for sure: PUC will make a decision Thursday about the Hunt group and OncorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    Here's a question that may one day affect how much you pay for electricity: Will the Texas Public Utility Commission approve a plan for a group led by Dallas billionaire Ray L. Hunt and his son, Hunter Hunt, to buy part of the state's largest utility? It could have happened three weeks ago . Or earlier this week .

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