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Average retail gas prices drop to $2.89 in Texas

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Retail gasoline prices across Texas continue to fall below the mark of $3 per gallon.

New poll shows Abbott with 16-point lead over Davis

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Republicans are also the front-runners in other statewide races on the Nov. 4 ballot as early voting continues and the campaign nears its end.

NYC doctor who treated patients in West Africa tests positive for Ebola

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

“New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed,” Mayor de Blasio declares as officials announce that the doctor’s fiancee and two friends also have been quarantined.

Texas official: Most hospitals can't handle Ebola

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Texas' top health official said Thursday that most hospitals can't handle Ebola patients and that they should instead be treated at specialized care centers — a break with past federal assertions that nearly any American hospital can cope with the virus.

Monarch butterflies face tough trek through Texas

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The 2,000-mile migration is reaching its peak across North Texas, but the butterflies’ habitats are disappearing

After winning gold in the Cliburn, Ukrainian now calls Fort Worth home

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Cliburn gold medalist Vadym Kholodenko moved his wife, Sofya Tsygankova, 30, and 4-year-old daughter, Nika, to Fort Worth this year and is in the process of getting his green card. He plays Bass Hall on Friday night.

American Airlines posts record profit of $942 million

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Southwest Airlines reports $329 million in third-quarter profits as carriers benefit from mergers and lower oil prices.

Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

He seemed lost, "did not fit in," had drug problems, and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been living at a homeless shelter and had talked about wanting to go to Libya — or Syria — but became agitated when he couldn't get a passport.

Dallas nurse Amber Vinson is Ebola-free, family says

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

The family of a nurse who contracted Ebola says the disease is no longer in her body, and government officials say the number of people being watched for symptoms is dropping steadily in DFW.

Revenue down 25 percent at Texas Health Presbyterian since Ebola cases

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Filing for bondholders says Dallas hospital has seen decline in hospitalized patients, surgeries and emergency room visits after Ebola cases, but other Texas Health Resources hospitals have been unaffected.