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Irving-Based Exxon Mobil Isn’t The World’s Top Energy Company Anymore, Annual Survey Says

Exxon Mobil has been dethroned.

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Will Texans Still Love Topo Chico If Coca-Cola Owns It?

The soft drink giant is picking up the popular sparkling water brand for $220 million.

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Texas solar industry watches as trade case moves forward

Many in the Texas solar industry are worried a federal agency might hobble their business in an effort to protect domestic manufacturers of solar panels and cells.

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Hi-Crush Moves into the Permian Basin with Frac Sand Facility

In the coming months and years, sand mining and production facilities are poised to become a booming business in the Permian Basin. There are currently at least 14 companies looking to establish mining operations in the Permian. But since July, Houston’s Hi-Crush … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Shooter Had Reportedly Lived in Texas

Stephen Paddock, who is believed to have fired on concert-goers from a high-rise casino, was killed by police, via Texas Standard.

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Driving While High? Texas Police Say A ‘Marijuana Breathalyzer’ Could Help Tell

The number of Texans testing positive for cannabis after a traffic accident has gone up over the last few years. Trouble is, there’s no quick, reliable test to determine if they’re driving while high.

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Permian Could Yield Up To 70 Billion Barrels of Crude, Research Says

New research out this week, looking at production in the Permian Basin, says the next several decades could keep oil operators busy as estimates show there are billions of barrels of crude waiting to be tapped.

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HB 3287 & How It Could Affect Beer in Texas

House Bill 3287, passed during the Regular Legislative session, became one of many new laws to go into effect in September. It says breweries, licensed as of September 1st, producing more than two-hundred-twenty-five-thousand barrels of beer per year cannot operate … Continue reading

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GOP Efforts To Repeal Obamacare May Be Failing, But They’re Still Affecting Texans

Nora Chovanec showed off the chickens in her backyard last March while talking about a newly proposed Republican health care bill to replace Obamacare. The 29-year-old was on a health care plan through the online marketplace created by Obamacare. It allows people … Continue reading

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Report: Sand miners disturbing threatened West Texas lizard’s habitat

An advocacy group’s analysis predicts nearly 10 percent of the dunes sagebrush lizard’s habitat could be disturbed or destroyed by sand mining operations, via Texas Tribune.

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