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Pickens: “We’ll Get 67 Votes” To Override Keystone Veto

The U.S. Senate will likely vote next week on the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, setting up a potential showdown between Republicans and President Barack Obama.

01/15/2015

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Texas Comptroller: Plunging Oil Prices ‘Dampened’ Budget Outlook

The first legislative session under Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott will begin with lawmakers having a so-called budget surplus of $7.5 billion.

01/12/2015

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Texas Outpaced Nation In Job Growth

West Texas oil country led the nation in job growth last month with the largest year-over-year percentage gains in employment even as oil prices tumbled.

12/30/2014

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DFW Gas Prices Falling In Time For The Holidays

As holiday shoppers look for deals the best one could be found at the gas station.

CBS 11–11/28/2014

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Fleeting Paychecks Aren’t Imaginary, Consumer Pricing On The Rise

Gone before you get to enjoy it — it’s not your imagination! Paychecks are disappearing faster these days. For the fourth month in a row the Department of Labor reports an increase in the Consumer Price index for Dallas-Fort Worth.

CBS 11–06/17/2014

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Exxon Holders To Vote On Gay Discrimination Ban

Exxon Mobil shareholders are voting on measures to explicitly ban discrimination against gays and to reduce production of greenhouse gas emissions.

05/29/2013

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Isaac Contributing To Pain At The Pump

As a rule, gasoline prices typically begin to fall after Labor Day, but Isaac may put a kink in that.

CBSDFW.COM–08/28/2012

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Oil Giant ConocoPhillips To Split Into 2 Companies

Houston-based ConocoPhillips, the nation’s third-largest oil company, said Thursday that it will split itself into two separate publicly traded companies and its CEO and Chairman Jim Mulva plans to retire.

07/14/2011

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Drop In Oil Prices Brings Relief To Southwest Airlines

The CEO of Southwest Airlines expects his airline to catch a break from the recent drop in oil prices.

05/18/2011

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‘Pain At The Pump’ Means Higher Prices For Many Services

Just in the last week, gas prices in North Texas jumped 12 cents. A gallon of regular unleaded now costs an average of $3.79. But consumers and businesses aren’t feeling the impact at just the pump alone.

04/14/2011

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High Oil Prices Good For Texas Budget

Unrest in the Middle East could produce a windfall of tax revenue for the Texas budget.

03/30/2011

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Gasoline Prices Putting A Crimp In Drivers’ Pocketbooks

Gasoline prices continue their upward trek in North Texas. Some places have gone as much as 20 cents in the last week. Almost universally, the blame seems to be placed on Mideast and North African unrest

02/25/2011

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