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The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.70 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is seven cents more than last week and is 53 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan...
All lanes of the I-35 frontage road at Wonder World in San Marcos are closed due to an earlier oil spill. The City reports the north to south turn around has also been shut down as is southbound exit 202. The closures are expected to last through rush hour if not longer.
Texs and five other states are filing new lawsuits accusing a pharmaceutical company of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths. Nevada state Attorney General Adam Laxalt alleges in a civil complaint filed Tuesday in Las Vegas that Purdue...
The city of Arlington says it's "no longer moving forward" in the competition to become Amazon's second headquarters, and released details of its incentive package. City spokeswoman Susan Schrock said Tuesday that Arlington realized it was "no longer a focus" in the process...
In Houston a trial gets underway that pits Buc-ee's against San Antonio's Choke Canyon over the similarity of each's cartoon logos. The Houston Chronicle reports Buc-ee's is arguing Choke Canyon's alligator licking its lips is too similar to Buc-ee's iconic beaver with a cap...
Photo: Texas Tribune Former Republican U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold has accepted a lucrative position lobbying for a Texas port, mere weeks after resigning amid fallout from a sexual harassment scandal. The Calhoun Port Authority announced Monday that Farenthold would promote its...
A school district west of Houston will pay more than $750,000 to its superintendent who's resigning at the end of the year in the wake of allegations that he was a bully as a teenager. Details of a contract released Friday by the Katy school district show Superintendent Lance...
Firefighters in the Texas Panhandle are working to contain a wildfire that's blackened more than 69,000 acres (27923.92 hectares). The Texas A&M Forest Service reports nearly 300 firefighters are at the blaze that began last week east of Wayside, about 40 miles (64.37...
A massacre last year that left more than two dozen people killed at a South Texas church appears to have spurred a dramatic increase in the number of people in that county seeking licenses to carry a handgun. Records obtained by the San Antonio Express-News show 222 gun license...