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Wendy Davis Joins PUC Bashing Over Market Vote

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is joining bipartisan opposition against a possible restructuring of the Texas electricity market.

12/05/2013

Incandescent light bulb is illuminated next to electricity pylons. (credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

Handful Of North Texans Still Without Electricity

A handful of Texans had Thanksgiving dinner out as dozens of homes remained without electric power four days after a winter storm.

11/28/2013

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Wet Weather Turns To Ice In Parts Of North Texas

A cold winter rain suddenly turned to ice west of Fort Worth Friday afternoon, coating trees and power lines.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

Van Dixson, the man police have named as a serial rapist suspect for several attacks in South Dallas. (credit: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office)

Who Becomes A Rapist?

In the south Dallas community targeted by a serial rapist, relief is giving way to questions. How does a community watch volunteer become a suspected sexual predator?

CBS 11–09/11/2013

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Power Companies Dangle Free Nights And Weekends

Electric bills have long been take-it-or-leave-it affairs: Pay one rate for power, no matter when you used it. Now they are increasingly offering deals that sound like cell phone promotions: Free nights, free weekends and pre-paid plans.

08/16/2013

Steel towers carry power transmission lines. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

North Texas Power Company Considers Bankruptcy

A Dallas-based power company says it is considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to restructure $32 billion in debt.

04/16/2013

High-voltage power lines carry electricity. (credit: David Silverman/Getty Images)

Texas’ Electricity Projections Improve, But Still Low

The agency that oversees most of the Texas power grid says future power projections have improved but the state could still struggle with peak demand — possibly even next summer.

12/10/2012

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Power Outage Closes Fort Worth City Hall

For more than two hours there was no public business taking place at Fort Worth City Hall. The building was temporarily closed to the public after a power outage.

04/26/2012

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Solar Storm Headed Toward Earth May Disrupt Power

The largest solar storm in five years is racing toward Earth, threatening to unleash a torrent of charged particles that could disrupt power grids, GPS and airplane flights.

03/07/2012

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No Emergency Today, But Texas Power Supplies Still Tight

The electric grid operator is asking businesses and residential consumers to conserve energy.

08/25/2011

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Electricity Thefts Rising With Temperatures

When neighbors called Dallas police to report two people stealing copper wire from Martha Cruz’s Oak Cliff home, it was all a mix-up. But little did Cruz expect she’d be taken to jail.

08/06/2011

Steel towers carry power transmission lines. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Office Building Owners Pushing Energy Conservation

The record setting heat wave continues to zap the power supply in North Texas. Homes and businesses in the area are being asked to conserve electricity, and many building owners are making sure they are doing their part.

08/05/2011

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