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ERCOT Expects Record-Breaking Peak Demand This Summer

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AUSTIN, TX – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is preparing for record-breaking peak usage this summer. ERCOT today released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) report for the upcoming summer season (June – September). The grid operator also released its May Capacity, Demand and Reserves (CDR) report, which includes planning reserve margins […]

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Various Closures Set for Lowest Stemmons Project on Dallas North Tollway, Reunion Boulevard and Commerce Street

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DALLAS – Various lanes and ramps on thru downtown Dallas will be closed overnight and during the day beginning Sunday, April 29 thru Saturday, May 5 for construction activities on the Lowest Stemmons project. Closure hours are: Daily Closures Monday, April 30 thru Saturday, May 5 Reunion Boulevard entrance ramp from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. each day. East/westbound Reunion […]

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The Foster Kidd Foundation Hosts Kick-Off for Annual Fundraising Weekend, Announces BMW North America as Title Sponsor

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The Foster Kidd Foundation Hosts Kick-Off for Annual Fundraising Weekend, Announces BMW North America as Title Sponsor

DALLAS – April 26, 2018 – The Foster Kidd Foundation announced today they will host a kick-off VIP reception on Thursday, May 3, for its annual fundraising weekend. The charity weekend takes place June 29 through July 2 and will benefit Paul Quinn College and The First Tee of Greater Dallas. Ron Kirk, former U.S […]

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TxDOT Uses Interactive Driving Simulation to Show How Dangerous Driving Behaviors Can Turn Deadly

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‘Be Safe. Drive Smart.’ Road Watchers Tour challenges drivers to exercise better judgement behind the wheel TxDOT – On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Texas Department of Transportation will bring its “Be Safe. Drive Smart.” Road Watchers Tour to the DeSoto Public Library Teen Expo in the DeSoto Town Center […]

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Various Closures Set for Lowest Stemmons Project Next Week in Downtown Dallas

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DALLAS – Various lanes and ramps on Interstate 35E (I-35E) thru downtown Dallas will be closed overnight and during the day beginning Sunday, April 15 through downtown Dallas for construction on the Lowest Stemmons project. Those closure hours are below: Nightly closures: Sunday, April 15 thru Friday, April 20 from 9 p.m. till 5 a.m. Northbound I-35E exit to […]

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The TxDOT Southern Gateway Project Hosts its First Community Meeting April 3

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DALLAS – The Southern Gateway Project will host its first community meeting on Tuesday, April 3, to inform the public about construction plans and upcoming major lane closures on The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Southern Gateway Project.  The meeting, hosted by Pegasus Link Constructors (PLC), will be held in the cafeteria of Yvonne E. Ewell […]

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Long-Term Closure of HOV Lanes on I-35E and U.S. 67 Starting March 30 for TxDOT Southern Gateway Project Construction

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DALLAS – Initial construction has begun on the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Southern Gateway Project on I-35E and U.S. 67 in southern Dallas County. As part of this construction, the northbound and southbound High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes along I-35E and U.S. 67 will close Friday evening, March 30 until the end of the project […]

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Southbound Lane of US 67 Closed Monday Night

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TxDOT – Weather permitting, the southbound right lane on US 67 from Joe Wilson Road to just south of Pleasant Run Road will be closed from 10 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2018 to 5 a.m. the next morning. The closure is needed to accommodate the construction to expand US 67 from four to six lanes. Delays are expected. The project […]

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Tips for Using Peer-to-Peer Payment Systems and Apps

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Alvaro Puig | Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Federal Trade Commission – Online peer-to-peer, or P2P, payment systems let you send money to people quickly. I’ve used them to collect money from the parents on my daughter’s soccer team and to send money to my brothers when we’ve bought a gift for a friend. Personally, I […]

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Grid Operator Predicts Record-Breaking Peak Demand This Summer

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Austin – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the grid operator for most of Texas, is predicting record-breaking peak usage this summer driven by the strong Texas economy. ERCOT also expects the recent retirement of older generating units to result in tight operating reserves. ERCOT today released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) report for […]

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