AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is joining bipartisan opposition against a possible restructuring of the Texas electricity market. The Fort Worth state senator said today that state energy regulators are overstepping their authority by supporting giving power companies subsidies to build more plants in Texas.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Forecasters say the half-inch of freezing rain that is expected to fall in North Texas could make roads more treacherous than they were during the snowstorms that preceded the Super Bowl two years ago. National Weather Service meteorologist Victor Murphy says the freezing rain will fall for up to nine hours.
DALLAS (AP) - A federal agent says investigators remain focused on one of three possible causes for the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West. Crisanto Perez, assistant San Antonio special agent in charge for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, told The Associated Press today that investigators believe the fire was caused by a battery-powered golf cart, an electrical problem or a criminal act. Fifteen people were killed in the blast.
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines and American Eagle have canceled nearly 500 flights as a wintry blast sweeps across much of the U.S. Fort Worth-based American announced the system-wide cancellations today in anticipation of deteriorating travel conditions. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines did not cancel any flights today but continues to monitor the worsening weather.
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