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Family: Iraqi man killed in Texas sought to improve his life

DALLAS — An Iraqi man says his son-in-law had fled the violence of their homeland to reunite with his wife and improve his life in Dallas, only to be fatally shot while taking photos of the first snowfall he had ever seen. Mohammed Altaae (al-TYE’) said Tuesday his 36-year-old son-in-law, Ahmed Al-Jumaili (joo-MYE’-lee), saved for more than a year while connecting ...

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Dallas area has another quake, 3.1 magnitude near Irving

IRVING, Texas — The Dallas area has had another minor earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 3.1 magnitude quake happened at 6:18 a.m. CST Friday. The quake was centered 3 miles east-northeast of Irving. Police in Irving had no immediate reports of damage or anyone hurt in Friday morning’s earthquake. Seismologists have said that dozens of small quakes rattling ...

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Retail gasoline prices across Texas up 6 cents this week

COPPELL, Texas — Retail gasoline prices across Texas have risen 6 cents this week to reach an average $2.17 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported that compares with a 7-cent increase nationwide, with gas prices hitting $2.34 per gallon. Dallas and Fort Worth have the most expensive gasoline statewide this week at $2.22 per gallon. Drivers in San Antonio ...

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AAA survey finds retail gas prices up by 13 cents in Texas

IRVING, Texas — Retail gasoline prices have risen sharply across Texas after months of declines. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump rose by 13 cents, settling at $1.98 per gallon. The national average for unleaded is $2.15 per gallon. The most expensive gasoline this week in Texas was in Dallas and Fort Worth at $2 ...

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US Geological Survey records cluster of earthquakes in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — A cluster of small earthquakes rattled a Dallas suburb for a second day Wednesday as experts turned to seismic data to help determine why. The temblors in the Irving area included three quakes Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Irving police had no reports of injuries or major damage in the 11 earthquakes that hit the ...

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Permian gets 533 miles of pipeline

Energy Transfer Partners and Regency Energy Partners, both based in Dallas, Texas, are teaming up and building a 533 mile long natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline. The two companies formed a joint venture called Lone Star NGL to create the pipeline, which will go from the Permian Basin to Mount Belvieu.  The project also includes the transformation of a 12-inch ...

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27-year-old co-funds a $100M oil company

27-year-old Mark Hiduke, is preparing to move into his new office on the 49th floor of the Chase Tower in downtown Dallas after co-funding a $100 million oil company. Hiduke, a Southern Methodist University graduate, used to work for Pioneer Natural Resources and had a front row seat to the company’s booming success in the oil industry.  As time went ...

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Manufacturer relocates to Dallas amid labor shortage

Many local companies have found themselves landlocked, challenged to find enough space for their operations. New Tech Systems found itself labor-locked. “The labor market kept us from growing the last three years,” said Pat Hanlon, president of the company that manufactures pipe inspection equipment. As a consequence, the company has relocated its manufacturing operations to Mansfield, just south of Arlington. ...

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US steps up response as Ebola worries grow

WASHINGTON — The revelation that a second Dallas nurse who is ill with Ebola was cleared to fly the day before her diagnosis raised new alarms as leaders of the nation’s public health system prepared to defend their efforts to contain the deadly virus before a congressional hearing Thursday. President Barack Obama directed his administration to respond in a “much ...

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