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  1. Are shale drillers 'tapping the brakes' as boom succumbs to oil price slump?Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Hours after Halliburton Co. warned Monday that explorers are "tapping the brakes" on drilling, Anadarko Petroleum Corp. said it's trimming spending in the first earnings report this quarter from a major shale producer.


  2. Thousands near Greenville and in West Texas are about get much cheaper electric billsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    Some 54,000 Texans can expect significantly lower electric rates thanks to a $400 million-deal struck between Texas' largest regulated utility, Oncor and West Texas utility Sharyland, a Hunt family business. The transaction announced today is still subject to Public Utility Commission approval but is expected to pass.


  3. Meet Donny Cates, the Garland-born writer bringing Texas to mainstream comic booksRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Dallas Morning News

    He's a 32-year-old comic book writer from Garland, living in Austin, who has brought the Lone Star state to the forefront of the comics world. Just today, Marvel announced he'll be writing its new Doctor Strange series as part of an exclusive writing deal.


  4. Continue reading Find choice Texas produce 7 days a week at this Plano marketRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Dallas Morning News

    Sometimes you crave those Texas flavors that only come around once a year like ripe, red tomatoes or juicy, sweet peaches. But it's Tuesday, and there's not a farmers market in sight.


  5. Texas' largest power producer bets big on natural gas, buys Odessa plant for $350 millionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 6 | Dallas Morning News

    Vistra Energy, the parent company of Texas' largest power producer, Luminant, said Thursday that it plans to buy a natural gas-fired power plant in Odessa. Vistra will pay $350 million for the 1-gigawatt plant in a move that will help the company reduce its dependence on coal.


  6. CNBC's 'American Greed' profiles deadly peanut case with Texas tiesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 3 | Dallas Morning News

    Monday's episode of CNBC's " American Greed" tackles the case of Peanut Corporation of America, which shipped out salmonella-laced peanut products that sickened hundreds and left nine people dead nearly 10 years ago. The company, which traces its roots to Gorman and later had a plant in Plainview, both in West Texas, went bankrupt in 2009 after a massive recall.


  7. Energy firm EnLink departs Uptown for downtownRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 29 | Dallas Morning News

    EnLink Midstream Partners has moved into 157,000 square feet in the One Arts Plaza building at Flora and Routh streets. Enlink relocated from a building on Cedar Springs Road near Turtle Creek to some of the office space that formerly housed 7-Eleven's corporate offices.


  8. Infant with bite marks, bruising dies at West Texas hospitalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Dallas Morning News

    A 6-month-old West Texas girl died days her babysitter took her to the hospital with bite marks and bruises, CBS7 reported. Aaron Portillo and his girlfriend, Michelle Campbell, were arrested Monday on a murder warrant.


  9. As luck would have it, one Texas city is a port of gold in U.S. oil salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Dallas Morning News

    Late last month, an oil tanker measuring three football fields long and six stories high moved slowly through the port of Corpus Christi, to test the waters of America's booming crude-export industry. After navigating Aransas Pass around 7 a.m. on May 26, the vessel, Euronav NV's Anne, didn't pick up any oil.


  10. West Texas man who tried to kill rattler fighting for his own life after snake biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Dallas Morning News

    A West Texas man is fighting for his life a week after he was bitten by a venomous snake he was trying to kill. Milton Richards, 53, spotted the rattlesnake June 18 in his backyard about 80 miles south of Lubbock.


  11. Amber Alert issued for 15-year-old girl who may have been abducted in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    An Amber Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old girl who police think has been abducted in West Texas. The Brewster County Sheriff's Office is searching for Andrew Akers, 20, who they think abducted Stormie Clemmer.


  12. Feds block merger of Dallas-based Waste Control Specialists, firm...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the proposed merger of Dallas-based Waste Control Specialists and its biggest rival, Energy Solutions. Judge Sue L. Robinson agreed with the federal government's arguments that the deal would violate antitrust law.


  13. Continue reading Keller student dies during Boy Scout backpacking trip in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    John Reid Comita, 15, was hiking with other Boy Scouts at the Buffalo Trail Scout Ranch near Fort Davis when he collapsed. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the temperature was around 100 degrees at the time.


  14. Will American shale drillers crush their own rally before OPEC, other rivals thwart it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Just months after predicting double-digit production increases, largely based on crude prices sitting between $55 and $60 a barrel, drillers are suddenly contemplating the possibility of retrenchment as a stubborn global supply glut is keeping prices near $46. It's a reversal that could accomplish what OPEC and other global producers have failed to do this year: slow down America's booming shale industry.


  15. Man drove across Texas with plan to chop up his ex, 2 kids to avoid paying child support, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    A West Texas man is in jail after police say he drove across the state with the intention of killing his ex-girlfriend and their two children so he wouldn't have to pay child support. Police in Beeville, about 90 miles southeast of San Antonio, arrested 34-year-old Bryan Curtis Campbell of Odessa during a traffic stop Wednesday, KZTV-TV reported .


  16. Bail reduced for man accused of helping hide Zuzu Verk's body in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Bail has been reduced for the man accused of helping hide the body of Zuzu Renee Verk, the Sul Ross State University student who disappeared in October. At a bond reduction hearing Wednesday, Chris Estrada's bail was lowered to $175,000 for one count of tampering with or fabricating evidence by concealing a human corpse, and $50,000 for a second count of tampering with evidence, the Brewster County Sheriff's Office announced.


  17. Continue reading Journalist seeking asylum in U.S. gives up, returns to MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    A Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the U.S. after reporting on police brutality gave up his fight and returned to his country last Tuesday after spending nearly four months in an immigration detention center he described as "hell." Martin Mendez Pineda, 26, arrived on the Texas-Mexico border in February and asked for asylum at the Paso del Norte International Bridge in El Paso.


  18. Continue reading TXU, Luminant owner building Texas' largest solar plantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas-based Vistra Energy has purchased what would be the state's largest solar plant when it opens next year, the company announced Wednesday. The 180-megawatt Upton 2 project could provide electricity to 27,700 homes during hot weather or nearly double that when demand is average.


  19. On Mother's Day, I salute the CPS workers who step in when parents failRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    Texan readers might recognize the two lines above as the salutation in Williams Travis' letter from the Alamo. The Alamo isn't currently under siege, but an essential Texas institution is: Texas Child Protective Services.


  20. Texas wildcatters drill on, even as oil price optimism wears offRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    The relentless drilling ramp-up in America's top shale plays is making investors more skeptical that an oil price rebound is on the horizon. After increasing their bets on rising West Texas Intermediate crude for three straight weeks, money managers slashed the wagers by 21 percent, according to U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data.


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