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A small shuttle bus carrying Texas church members home from a retreat collided head-on with a pickup truck, killing 13 people and injuring two others Wednesday on a two-lane highway in southwestern Texas, officials said. All of the victims who died were senior adults who attended First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas, including the driver. Comment?
The U.S. Geological Survey says it has discovered in West Texas one of the largest reserves of recoverable oil in the agency's history. The agency said in a release Tuesday that the Wolfcamp Shale geologic formation in the Midland area contains an estimated 20 billion barrels of oil. Comment?
Apache Corp. believes there could be 3 billion barrels of oil and 75 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in an area it calls Alpine High. Apache said it's accumulated more than 300,000 acres and drilled 19 wells in Alpine High, a small part of the sweeping and energy-rich Permian Basin of Texas. Comment?
The high school football season begins tonight with games all across the region, some between local teams and others involving local teams playing against squads from other states or regions. That means the PIAA season is still 16 weeks - 16 games - which is entirely too long of a season for high school football players. Comment?
U.S. oil producers added rigs for the seventh week in a row, the longest period of expansion since the final days of the drilling boom in early 2014. Rigs targeting crude in the U.S. rose by 15 to 396, after seven were added last week, Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday. Comment?
With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to rule today on the constitutionality of Texas' strict abortion regulations, an analysis by The Dallas Morning News shows that women who are poor and nonwhite would face the biggest challenge in obtaining an abortion in Texas if the law stands. Since the law at the center of the Supreme Court case - House Bill 2 - was enacted in July 2013, the number of abortion clinics in Texas has dropped from 40 to 18. Currently, 100 counties are more than 100 miles away from the nearest Texas abortion facility - and 21 counties are more than 250 miles away. Comment?
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