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Stories Around Texas for August 21st, 2017

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University of Texas President Greg Fenves ordered the immediate removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such monuments have become “symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism.” Click Here to read the full story.

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.14/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas. Click Here to read the full story.

U.S. utility owner Sempra Energy has agreed to buy control of Texas power distributor Oncor Electric Delivery Co. for $9.45 billion, topping a bid by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. just last month. Click Here to read the full story.

Typhus, a bacterial disease all but eradicated in most of the United States, is making a comeback in Texas. Click Here to read the full story.

 

 

 

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