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More Than 161,000 North Texans Remain Without Power

A lot of North Texans were still without electricity Friday night. And that means no heat for residents as temperatures continue getting colder.


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Many Blackhawks Fans Miss The Big Game After Storm Knocks Out Power

Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.


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Game Resumes After Power Outage At Super Bowl XLVII

The superdome dimmed after a power surge triggered an outage at Super Bowl XLVII.


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High Winds Blamed For North Texas Power Outages

Windy conditions have knocked out power to about 47,000 homes and businesses in parts of Texas.


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Dallas Transformer Fire Leaves Thousands Without Power

A transformer fire in Dallas has left thousands without electricity. The fire broke out before 9:00 a.m. at an Oncor transformer just off Central Expressway, near Royal Lane.


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ERCOT: Second Straight Day Of Record-Setting Energy Demand

Texans set a power-use record for June for the second straight day during early season triple-digit heat Tuesday.


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Power Outage Leaves Some Fort Worth Students In The Dark

Students and faculty at Paschal High School in Fort Worth are in the dark this morning.


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Texas Electric Grid Faces Uncertainty in 2012

Will the lights stay on in 2012? Texas electricity experts cannot say for certain. The state’s electric grid operators are coming off of a tumultuous year, one they are not eager to repeat.


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ERCOT Defends Handling Of Power Emergency

The power emergency is over for the time being, but ERCOT officials still say conservation is the name of the game while the temperatures are still colder than normal.



Blackouts Anger Dallas Hospitals

They are the critical care safety nets for North Texas. So why was the power cut to these vital hospitals?