Cities are vying to land data center projects

Oct 23, 2015
Dallas-FortWorth offers low cost of power, low taxation and central location
Posted In: server farms, texas, commercial real estate
After Texas' most devastating wildfire, Kay Rogers sought to rebuild her home.

Some residents used burned trees to rebuild in Bastrop

Oct 19, 2015
Kay Rogers describes rebuilding her house after a fire four years ago.
Posted In: fire, wildfires, texas

How small businesses are affected by wildfires

Oct 8, 2015
In Bastrop, Texas, even if your home was spared, it doesn't mean your income was.
Posted In: texas, wildfire, wildfires
This is what Mark Gwin found when he returned to his property in Bastrop, Texas after the worst wildfire in Texas history raged for nine days. He and his family saw no point in rebuilding, so they left town. For many others, though, home builders were bro

After Texas fire, business boomed for some

Oct 7, 2015
A wildfire's destruction creates a surge of demand for services and rebuilding.
Posted In: fire, fires, texas
Chris Gimenez of the Texas Rangers looks on as Luis Valbuena of the Houston Astros hits in the third inning last Thursday in Arlington, Texas.

Did MLB create an in-state rivalry in Texas?

Oct 2, 2015
For 40 years, Houston Astros and Texas Rangers fans didn't bother with one another.
Posted In: baseball, Houston Astros, Texas Rangers, texas

A Texas county, 4 years after state's worst wildfire

Oct 2, 2015
Bastrop County, in the dry piney woods, not only is rebuilding, it's growing.
Posted In: wildfire, texas, fire, disaster

Texas has its own supply of cheap — and dirty — coal

Aug 6, 2015
About a third of the state's electricity comes from burning lower-quality lignite.
Posted In: texas, coal, Carbon

In drenched Texas, the drought may be over ... or not

Jun 3, 2015
Identifying the end of a dry period can be as hard as dating the beginning of one.
Posted In: texas, drought, Houston

In Texas floods, homeowners count the cost

May 27, 2015
Insurance will cover some people. Others couldn't afford the premiums.
Posted In: floods, texas, insurance, Housing

Texas floods have business owners singing the blues

May 26, 2015
One business owner shares her story.
Posted In: texas, floods, businesses