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The average price of gasoline has dropped 2 cents over the past two weeks to $2.83 a gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg says that the decline comes amid lower crude oil prices. The average national price for midgrade gas was $3.05, with premium going for $3.22. The...
A review of state employment records shows several new hires at the Texas Department of Agriculture with close ties to an assistant commissioner received speedy promotions and raises despite their short time with the agency. The review by the Austin American-Statesman shows a...
The Facebook data center planned for Fort Worth is the latest milestone for Texas cities vying for business in a key Internet industry. The Dallas Morning News reports that the 750,000-square-foot, $1 billion project Facebook announced this month will become the latest data...
NOT EVERYBODY IS EXCITED WITH THE 'WORLD HERITAGE SITE' STATUS THAT WAS GRANTED THIS MONTH TO THE ALAMO AND SAN ANTONIO'S SPANISH COLONIAL MISSIONS. A RALLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON PROTESTED THE UNITED NATIONS DESIGNATION. THE GROUP HOLDING THE DEMONSTRATION SAY AS TEXANS...THEY DON'...
THE IMPROVING RELATIONS BETWEEN TEXAS AND MEXICO COULD PAY BIG DIVIDENDS FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES. TSN’S AUSTIN BUREAU CHIEF CHRIS FOX REPORTS THE NEXT STEP IN THE BILATERAL DISCUSSIONS WILL TAKE PLACE SOUTH OF THE BORDER. BOTH THE GOVERNOR ABBOTT AND THE MEXICAN SECRETARY OF...
A biker has objected to a police detective presiding over a grand jury that may consider his case and others stemming from a shootout involving bikers and police in Waco, Texas. Matthew Clendennen, who was among the 177 bikers arrested following the shootout in which nine people...
BRENHAM, Texas -- It's been tough for businesses in Brenham, where Blue Bell is headquartered, after the company ceased production entirely after the listeria outbreak. Inside the restaurant/bakery Must be Heaven, people will find plenty of smiles and plenty of pie, but no ice...
The mother of three children who died after an accident at the swimming pool of the suburban Dallas apartment complex where they lived has been arrested and charged in the incident. An Irving Police Department statement says Patricia Denise Allen has been booked into Irving City...
A North Texas man faces up to 25 years in prison for mailing hundreds of white powder hoax letters to schools, government offices and U.S. embassies. Hong Minh Truong pleaded guilty Friday to five counts of false information and hoaxes in an indictment stemming from more than...