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Gas Leak May Have Caused House Explosion That Injured 6

An explosion blamed on a gas leak destroyed a Dallas family’s home and injured a woman and her five children. The blast happened after the children’s father had gone to work.

08/26/2014

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Mother, Five Children Hospitalized In Oak Cliff Explosion

Several ambulances and fire crews responded to a house fire which sent six people to the hospital in Oak Cliff early Tuesday morning.

08/26/2014

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Could Dallas Have Gotten A Better Atmos Deal By Appealing?

Dallas negotiated a proposed Atmos Energy rate hike down some $3 million. But did the city get a better deal by negotiating, than it would have by appealing to the Railroad Commission of Texas?

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2014

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Dallas Officials Decide Not To Enter Atmos Rate Hike Fight

Bucking the trend of other North Texas cities, on Wednesday the Dallas City Council agreed to a rate hike with Atmos Energy — the natural gas supplier. It would boost the average residential bill by $2.08 a month, businesses by roughly $6.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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Dallas Approves Atmos Energy Rate Hike

Dozens of local communities are trying to prevent Atmos Energy from raising natural gas rates. But city leaders in Dallas voted in favor of the rate increase on Wednesday.

05/14/2014

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Texas Cities Band Together To Fight Atmos Rate Increase

Dozens of cities are saying no to a request from Atmos Energy to raise monthly gas bills. The increase would add about $2 to the average household bill, but analysts for a group of cities believe that’s more than double what the utility needs.

CBSDFW.COM–05/13/2014

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Atmos Launches Digging Safety Push

Natural gas distributor Atmos Energy has launched a nationwide social media safety campaign seeking public photographs of the proper way to mark a site for digging.

04/01/2014

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Plano Bombing Suspect, Attorneys Part Ways

A North Texas man has formally cut ties with his attorneys after demanding to represent himself against charges that he tried to blow up a natural gas pipeline with a homemade bomb.

03/27/2014

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North Texas Man Wants To Withdraw Plea In Pipeline Blast

A North Texas man who pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a natural gas pipeline with a homemade bomb last year in Plano wants to withdraw that plea.

02/21/2014

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Crews Work To Fix Gas Leak In Bedford

Crews from Atmos Energy were up early Thursday morning working to repair a natural gas leak at a road construction site in Bedford. No evacuations or injuries were reported.

02/13/2014

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Early Report Finds NRH House Explosion Caused By Gas Leak

In a preliminary findings into the house explosion, the Texas Railroad Commission cites an Atmos Energy equipment failure as the cause of the house explosion.

CBS 11–01/07/2014

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Gas Leak Found On Street Where NRH Home Exploded

Atmos Energy says its crews have discovered a gas leak on Harwood Road in North Richland Hills, where a home exploded Saturday.

CBS 11–12/23/2013

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