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  1. William McKenzie: Texas can't wait to develop water strategy for the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    The recurring droughts of the last decade or more have been good for Texas in one way: They have made us understand we can't realize our future without adequate water supplies. Oh, sure, we knew that before, but we really didn't know it the way we do now.

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  2. Hunts file for Oncor takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    A group of investors led by Dallas energy and real estate mogul Ray L. Hunt made official Tuesday its push to take over Texas' largest power utility, Oncor. In an application filed with the Texas Public Utility Commission, the Hunt group laid out plans to buy the utility from bankrupt parent company Energy Future Holdings in a deal that values Oncor between $18 billion and $19 billion.

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  3. Hunts officially file to take over power utility OncorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    An Oncor worker makes repairs in North Dallas during a power outage in 2014. A group of investors led by Dallas energy and real estate mogul Ray L. Hunt Hunt made official Tuesday its campaign to take over Texas' largest power utility Oncor.

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  4. Exxon said to be on the hunt for shale bargains in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Exxon Mobil Corp. is adjusting the way it structures shale acquisitions as the global energy giant expands in West Texas, the largest U.S. oil-producing region. Executives with Exxon's shale-drilling unit, XTO Energy, 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.

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  5. Texas lost 13,700 jobs in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    The state lost 13,700 jobs in August, after four months of job gains, according to government data released Friday. It's the second month this year that Texas has lost jobs.

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  6. In U.S. shale fields, including in Texas, oil flow slowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    The flow of crude from what had been the country's fastest-growing oil and gas regions, like Texas' Eagle Ford shale, is declining rapidly, according to data released by the federal government this week. The Energy Information Administration reports that across the country's seven largest shale deposits, oil production is expected to fall to 5.2 million barrels a day next month, the sixth consecutive month of decline and a 6 percent drop since April.

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  7. Oil production sliding fast in U.S. shale fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    An oil field worker. The drop in oil prices is hurting top-oil producing states such as Texas in the form of slower job growth, layoffs, reducing capital spending and lower tax revenue.

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  8. As oil and gas prices shrivel, royalties are drying up, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    For seven decades, Betty Farmer's family has made a living on their land outside Denton. They've run cattle on rolling grassland, farmed it for corn and hay, and - as of 2004 - watched the checks roll in for the natural gas drawn from beneath it.

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  9. Report: Fracking on UT System land poses environmental dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    More than a million gallons of pollutants have been spilled in West Texas on UT-System land because of ongoing oil drilling, according to a new report released Tuesday by an environmental advocacy group. The report, which relied upon records from the UT System and the Texas Railroad Commission, allege 1.6 million gallons of pollutants have been spilled on University Lands since 2008 and that clean ups are still ongoing at five of the locations.

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  10. Luminant enters solar rushRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2013 | Dallas Morning News

    Luminant, one of Texas' largest coal power generators, is joining the rush to build utility-scale solar farms in West Texas in another sign of the technology's rapidly declining costs. The Dallas-based power company is preparing to announce Tuesday that it has entered into a deal with developer SunEdison to buy the electricity from a sprawling 800-acre complex to be built south of Midland.

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  11. Plan for massive wind farm is getting blowback in Hill Country townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Millions of the Mexican free-tailed bats swirl higher and higher as they make their nightly exit from the Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve outside of Mason, Texas, Thursday, August 13, 2015. A proposal by an Italian energy developer to build a wind farm in the heart of Hill Country has stirred up intense opposition among locals, who say the 400-foot turbines will wreck the country idyl that draws thousands of tourists every year.

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  12. U.S. stock markets end higher though global concerns lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    U.S. stocks were higher Wednesday, a day after markets around the world tumbled in the wake of weak manufacturing data in China. The benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 1.83 percent to end at 1,948.86.

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  13. Abilene police officer found dead at home; death called suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Investigators say they suspect homicide in the death of an off-duty Abilene police officer found dead in his West Texas home, but they don't believe he was targeted as a random law enforcement officer. In a statement issued Tuesday, Abilene police say Officer Don Allen was found dead Monday night at his home in nearby Clyde.

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  14. What Texas exports to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    China buys more foreign oil than any other country in the world. Earlier this week, U.S. stock markets tanked and West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures fell to $38 a barrel in reaction to fears of a slower Chinese economy.

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  15. Oil closes below $40 a barrel, adding to slump in stocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    A trader at the New York Stock Exchange watched prices plummet, recover, then plummet again. The Dow fell 1,000 points at the open before closing 588.40 points lower.

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  16. China and Texas closely tied, in oil and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    China buys more foreign oil than any other nation in the world, and when its economy sags, the price of oil falls. For energy-producing hubs like Texas, that spells trouble.

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  17. Hot 2015 Chevy SS lets you shift for yourselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    They tend to arrive in innocent-looking Dodge Chargers filled suddenly with a firestorm of red-and-blue flashing lights. Or how about that unexpected email from corporate, informing me I need eight times as much in my 401 to have any hope of ever retiring.

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  18. 7-23-2010: Dallas' historic Alamo Plaza motel to say lively goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    That's why its owner, Brent Jackson, dressed the place up Thursday. That's why he brought in painters to coat its boarded doors and windows in reds and blues, greens and browns.

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  19. Texans staying cool but paying the priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Turn on the mist-blowing fans and hide out in air-conditioned movie theaters. If the temperature creeps too far above 100 degrees, the state's grid operator will warn that it's time for people to ease off their air conditioners and turn off their dishwashers.

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  20. A contractor installs fuse boxes in Houston last month.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    If the temperature gauge creeps too far above 100 degrees, the state's grid operator will warn it's time for people to ease off their air conditioners and turn off their dishwashers. Except this year.

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