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  1. Mother hopeful sona s death in Texas jail wona t be repeatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    This photo provided by Dinetta Scott shows James Brown in 2011. Army Sgt. James Brown survived two tours of combat duty in Iraq.

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  2. PUC staff urges rejection of Hunt bid for OncorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Experts at the Public Utility Commission of Texas are urging its three commissioners to reject plans by a Dallas oilman and real estate tycoon to take over the state's largest electric transmission company, a recommendation that could loom large for Texas' ratepayers and electric grid. "The proposed transaction is not in the public interest and I recommend that the Commission reject the applicants' application," Darryl Tietjen, who oversees rate regulation for the agency, wrote in public testimony submitted Wednesday.

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  3. Oil tumbles to six-year low as OPEC abandons production targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Oil fell to the lowest level in more than six years on Monday amid speculation that a record global glut will be prolonged after OPEC effectively abandoned its longtime strategy of limiting output to control prices. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, president of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, said Friday that the cartel will keep pumping about 31.5 million barrels a day.

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  4. Drivers can feast on lower Thanksgiving gas pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Go ahead and gobble up the cheaper gas prices for your Thanksgiving trip, but don't be surprised if the price at the pump tumbles even more after you come home. Motorists are expected to pay the lowest prices for unleaded gasoline this Thanksgiving holiday in seven years, according to the AAA National Fuel Gauge .

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  5. Blue Origin succeeds in landing reusable rocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Blue Origin successfully landed it's fully reusable New Shepard spacecraft on Monday. The company - owned by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos - sent an unmanned rocket to the edge of space - nearly 330,000 feet - before making a controlled landing back at the West Texas launch site.

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  6. 25 years later: a oeFriday Night Lightsa forever changed Permiana s MojoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    The kids sipping their grande Starbucks whatever whatever's down the street from Permian High School were born long after author Buzz Bissinger aired Odessa's dirty laundry, exposed every piece of mail and changed this community in a way few authors ever do. The kids that attend the most famous high school in America have no idea what their high school, or this town, was like in 1988.

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  7. Grapevine gives away 100 trees in celebration of Arbor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Texas A&M Forest Service is celebrating 100 years of service with 100 trees to 100 communities - including Grapevine, which passed along those trees to area residents in a "Tree Dedication Ceremony" on Nov. 6. "This is our 30th year receiving trees from A&M," city Horticulturist Lisa Adams Grove said. "We are really excited."

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  8. Oilman touts new downtown Fort Worth office towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    At a Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Petroleum Club Friday, Greg Bird, CEO of Jetta Operating, talks about his to-be-built 25-story downtown building. A model of the new building showing the south east corner.

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  9. Approach Resources shuts down drilling for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Facing a "significant commodity price headwind" in the third quarter, Approach Resources is standing by an earlier decision to suspend drilling activity for the rest of the year. The Fort Worth-based oil and gas company on Thursday said it lost $148.7 million in the third quarter, compared to a $22.4 million profit a year earlier.

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  10. As DFW area waits, thunderstorms douse West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    It's been dry for the last month but heavy rain is expected to return this week. Here, a file photo from September shows a few puddles Main Street in Sundance Square.

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  11. Comptroller revises revenue estimate due to lower oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    AUSTIN A stalled oil drilling boom is forcing the state to revise its income predictions - but not enough to force any cuts in the state budget, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said Tuesday. Hegar lowered his estimate of state revenues in the overall state budget by $2.6 billion, which still leaves plenty of breathing room.

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  12. County says partial settlement reached in West, Texas blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A settlement was reached with families of some victims of a massive West, Texas fertilizer explosion that killed 15 people and leveled part of the town two years ago, according to a post on the website of McLennan County, where a trial over their claims was set to begin. Jury selection for the trial had been scheduled to start Monday but a county website told potential jurors they were excused because "a settlement has been reached."

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  13. TD Ameritrade buying Southlake land for regional officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    TD Ameritrade, which more than four years ago received $1.5 million in local and state grants for an $11.2 million expansion of its facilities at Alliance in north Fort Worth, plans to build a new regional office and move to Southlake, a company spokeswoman said Tuesday. The investment brokerage company, which has operated in two buildings at 4600 Alliance Gateway Freeway since 1999, is expected to close a contract by the end of October to buy 78 acres near the Solana Business Park along Texas 114.

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  14. Exxon Mobil said to be looking for West Texas shale bargainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Executives with XTO Energy, Exxon's shale-drilling unit, are meeting with small, closely held producers in the Permian Basin to negotiate possible purchases and joint ventures, according to three people familiar with the talks. The company is expanding its use of a new strategy first deployed in the region last year that offers operators a cut of future proceeds rather than big upfront stock or cash payouts, say the people, who asked not to be named because the meetings were private.

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  15. Some observations from Week 2 of college footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    2. Oklahoma got the best experience in winning a close game on the road at Tennessee. The Sooners fought back from 17 down in a difficult environment.

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  16. Shale drillers turn to asset sales as early swagger wanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    A renewed plunge in oil prices and the winding down of other financial lifelines is forcing shale drillers to auction off once-prized assets and settle for less in potential deals. This week, companies such as Chesapeake Energy Corp. said they are embracing the strategy as they confront the reality of a prolonged, painful crash.

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  17. Westfest anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Explosion damaged flags fly at half staff at West EMS Thursday April 10, 2014 in West, Texas. April 17th is the one year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion in West.

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  18. Westfest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Matt Robertson, of Lubbock, begins to slow down but hangs on to win the timed event at the first kolache eating contest at Westfest in the town of West, Texas, Sunday, September 6 2015. Ray Jaska, Mary Janku, Edwin Sefcik and Matt Robertson compete to see who can eat the most kolaches in five minutes at the first kolache eating contest at Westfest in the town of West, Texas, Sunday, September 6 2015.

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  19. QB Vaughan hopes hea s done enough to stick with CowboysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    The Dallas Cowboys hadn't kept a third quarterback in recent years, and Vaughan hoped he'd shown enough as an undrafted rookie out of West Texas A&M to make them reconsider a third quarterback. It turned out, Vaughan had done enough to justify a spot on the 53-man roster.

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  20. Oil jumps most in three years on faster U.S. economic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Oil climbed the most in three years in New York on Thursday as data showed the U.S. economy grew more than previously estimated. West Texas Intermediate futures rose as much as 9.6 percent, the biggest intraday gain since June 2012.

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