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Finding Ways To Keep Your Electricity Bill Low In The Texas Heat

CBS 11 Storm Team meteorologists say today could be the hottest day of the year so far, but even if temperatures don’t reach the triple-digits the forecast has the heat index well over 100-degrees.

CBSDFW.COM–07/13/2015

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N. Texas Residents Unite To Fight Rising Electric Rates

You expect higher utility bills in the cold weather, but increases in one part of North Texas have homeowners uniting to fight what they consider skyrocketing electric rate hikes.

02/16/2015

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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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North Texas City Considering Making Water Restrictions Permanent

Last summer North Texans were asked to make water concessions because of the drought, now at least one city is considering making some watering restrictions permanent.

CBSDFW.COM–02/18/2014

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Former McKinney Employee Accused Of Stealing City Cash

A former McKinney city employee is behind bars, accused of stealing city cash and covering it up.

CBSDFW.COM–08/20/2013