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  1. 'Disposal nightmare': In Permian Basin, every barrel of oil means four barrels of toxic waterRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    In the dry, dusty plains of West Texas, home to America's most prolific oil play, the problem isn't too little water, it's too much of it. Standing on a 26-foot high rig platform in Texas's Reeves County, Hickey watches as contractors maneuver drilling pipe almost 10,000 feet underground in search of oil.

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  2. Trade disputes with China threaten the Texas oil boomRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas exploration and production companies and Chinese refiners shared a collective sigh of relief following a recent decision to remove U.S. crude oil from the list of goods entangled in the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. Nevertheless, though U.S. crude oil appears safe from tariffs for now, China reportedly is still considering a 25 percent levy on imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas after officially imposing a 25 percent tariff on U.S. propane, butane, naphtha, jet fuel and coal imports.

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  3. Burn baby, burn that natural gasRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Oil drillers are burning excess natural gas to keep the crude oil flowing. Natural gas is mostly a byproduct of crude oil drilling in the Permian Basin.

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  4. Where are some of the worst day care waiting lists in Texas? The booming Permian BasinRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    The West Texas sun is still hours away from rising, and the line at the First Presbyterian Church in Midland is already forming. These aren't teens waiting for concert tickets.

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  5. Greyhound passengers angered after bus fire in West Texas delays arrival in DallasRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    A fire broke out on a Dallas-bound Greyhound bus in West Texas, leading to a violent confrontation between passengers and a Greyhound employee after they were denied refunds. The incident occurred Sunday near Pecos when passengers reported smelling smoke from a fire in one of the wheels, but passengers said the driver was reluctant to pull over, KTVT-TV reported .

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  6. Randy Kennedy's first novel, 'Presidio,' might be the first must-read Texas novel of the fallRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    I've often wondered about those squat cinderblock buildings situated next to broadcast towers that seem to reach into the sky for miles. Why are they there? What's inside? Who enters them? What secrets do they hold? Texas-born author Randy Kennedy must have spent considerable time speculating about the same thing.

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  7. Irving's Water Street development to add Olivella's pizza, ribsRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    An expansion of the popular Olivella's chain and a new concept from a Meso Maya veteran will help fill in the 60,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space at Water Street , an Irving project that's considered a game-changer for Las Colinas. The mixed-use development on the shores of Lake Carolyn in Las Colinas Thursday announced five additions to the food and drink lineup: -- Cork & Pig Tavern will open its fourth location at Water Street this fall.

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  8. Rain not done with Dallas-Fort Worth yet, thanks to sky-high low pressure, cool airRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    "Cooler-than-normal air [aloft] leads to instability or lift," he said. "When you get rising air, that creates rain.

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  9. Oil is booming again in Texas and the implications could be vastRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas is producing more oil than ever this year, and experts think the volume will grow so much over the next few years, we will soon surpass the production of several OPEC countries. If Texas were a country , it would be among the top 10 oil producers in the world.

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  10. Trump's steel tariffs are costing Permian Basin pipeline companies...Read the original story

    Aug 2, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    A shortage of crude oil and natural gas capacity is squeezing Permian Basin drillers. Kinder Morgan's $1.75 billion Gulf Coast Express natural gas pipeline is under construction now and will link the Permian Basin with the Texas Gulf Coast.

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  11. Texas deputy fired after robbery suspect's escape to the top of moving patrol carRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    A West Texas deputy has been fired after a robbery suspect broke out of a patrol car and rode on its roof on a highway last week. Sgt. Cliff Griffin, a Taylor County Sheriff's Office spokesman, said in an email to the Abilene Reporter News that the deputy was fired "for violating Taylor County Sheriff's Office policies concerning the safety and security of the inmate."

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  12. 'Death Highway' in Texas' Permian Basin sees accidents, fatalities pick up as oil price risesRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Route 285 is the formal designation for one of the main roads used to carry supplies to and from the oilfields of West Texas. Locals call it something else: "Death Highway."

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  13. 'It was just about that Western': Texas pilots aided Caribbean hurricane rescueRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    From Harvey to Maria, the 2017 hurricane season wreaked havoc on both Texas and the Caribbean. Downed communications channels and widespread destruction on Caribbean islands devastated normal response mechanisms, leaving entire island nations without support.

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  14. Robbery suspect rides atop patrol car on Texas highway after escaping through windowRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Some motorists in West Texas witnessed a strange turn of events this week when a robbery suspect got on top of a moving patrol car in an escape attempt. Martin Gregory Estrada, 31, of Abilene was being transferred from Wichita Falls on Wednesday when he broke the back passenger window of the Taylor County sheriff's vehicle and climbed onto its roof, authorities told KTAB-TV .

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  15. How to keep up with your fitness goals while still enjoying vacationRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Editor's note: Brandi Grissom Swicegood, an Austin writer, captures life's moments as she balances family and relationships while training to become a professional triathlete. My husband, Travis, grew up in El Paso, and we got married in Terlingua.

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  16. U.S. rejects Permian pipeline builder's request for exemption from steel tariffsRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Plains All American Pipeline LP's request for an exemption from steel-import tariffs was rejected by the U.S. government, potentially complicating the company's plan to build a pipeline that would help relieve congestion in the biggest North American oil field. The special type of pipe Plains sought permission to import is produced domestically in a "sufficient and reasonably available" amount, the Commerce Department's International Trade Administration said in a filing recommending denial of the company's request.

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  17. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar boosts revenue estimate, citing economic growth, higher oil pricesRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Wednesday increased his revenue estimate for the current two-year budget cycle by $2.8 billion. Hegar said tax collections have exceeded his expectations because of a strengthening Texas economy and higher oil prices and production.

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  18. Permian Basin's new hot commodity was dirt cheap. This year, drillers paid $2 billion for itRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    Standing high on top of a windswept dune in the West Texas plains, Greg Edwards stares out into a vast ocean of sand. It stretches in every direction, interrupted only by an occasional strip of asphalt or clusters of silos that rise high into the sky.

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  19. What happens when the coal economy dies? Here's the story of one Texas town on life supportRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    He's spent his 60 years in the Central Texas town of Rockdale, surrounded by family and working the last 39 years in the local coal mine. He has a wife, three grown children, eight grandchildren and many other relatives in this town of 5,600.

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  20. Feds say kickbacks and bribes forced surgical patients to travel long distance to Dallas hospitalRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    They were so motivated by money, the doctor and chiropractor were willing to make patients travel long distances from West Texas to a Dallas hospital for surgeries -- a five-hour drive, federal court records say. Shawn Henry, a Fort Worth spine surgeon, was "aggressive" in recommending surgeries at Forest Park Medical Center, the court records said.

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