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The grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply into the winter. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, announces its final seasonal assessment for fall and the preliminary outlook for winter. ERCOT's fall assessment for October and...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Racing Commission has suspended operations - meaning horse and dog racing tracks cannot take bets - amid legislative funding squabbles. There was no answer at commission offices Tuesday, but officials had previously suggested any suspension would...
The grid operator for Texas says electric users should have sufficient supply into the winter. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, on Tuesday announced its final seasonal assessment for fall and the preliminary outlook for winter. ERCOT's fall assessment for...
Elections are a little over two months away. On the ballot is Proposition 7 which is supposed to help with the shortfall of highway funding in Texas. Officials say Texas is about five billion dollars short of the funding level for highways we had in 2010...even with the passing...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Senate leaders have announced a deal to keep the Texas Racing Commission open for at least three months despite its authorization of a new form of betting. But the future of the commission remained cloudy Monday evening, as House leaders insisted there...
Governor Greg Abbott today welcomed the return of Blue Bell ice cream at the Texas Capitol. Today is the first day Blue Bell ice cream is available in select markets, including Austin. “Texans can rejoice today as Blue Bell ice cream makes its long-awaited comeback in freezer...
Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered Texas flags in Harris County and at the Capitol to be lowered to half-staff to honor a slain law enforcement officer. Harris County sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth was fatally shot Friday night in an unprovoked attack while refueling his patrol car...
Hundreds of people marched in the streets of northwest Harris County for Deputy Darren Goforth who was shot and killed in the line of duty. "It's inspiring to see how many people want to praise God despite the tragedy," said Britt Willows. The march took them a mile and a half...
The head of a key Texas business group says he doesn't trust the high school dropout and graduation rates provided by state officials. Texas Association of Business president Bill Hammond told The Dallas Morning News that public schools can manipulate the statistics they give to...