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How a Buffalo business weathered a record-breaking storm
Inventory loss “could have been a lot worse,” said Johanna Dominguez of Put a Plant on It. But merchants suffered as shoppers stayed home.
Over the holidays, retailers faced inventory woes and harsh winter weather
Three retailers from across the country share how they did over the holiday shopping season.
Texas power grid could be woefully unprepared for coming winter
Legislation passed after February's brutal cold doesn't obligate Texas natural gas companies to do much in advance of extreme weather.
Farmers in Texas still reeling from the February freeze
For some, insurance money is coming in, but according to one farmer, "it never makes you whole."
Texas tree growers will feel February freeze effects for years
And right now everyone including homeowners, city parks, schools and businesses in Texas needs plants and trees.
Texas plumbers flush with business after freeze
For the past two months since the winter storm, Texas plumbers have been seeing split pipe after split pipe.
Big Texas energy companies may become more powerful after historic winter storm
Consolidation in the Texas energy sector could make a few companies "too big to fail," some say.
Texas' ag industry faces hundreds of millions in losses after deep freeze
And those hits ripple through to grocery stores, where there are still some limits on buying things like milk and eggs.
Texas governor pledges to "mandate and fund" winterization of power grid
While the mandate deals with the power problem, gas and water are not addressed.
In Texas, first it was no electricity, then no water, now burst pipes
By the middle of the week, the Austin Fire Department had already responded to some 700 burst pipe complaints.