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Texas lawmakers to hold ERCOT under microscope for winter grid disaster

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While the state's energy council board was paid lavishly, leaders told ABC13 that ERCOT's failure cost Texans wages, their homes and in some cases, their lives.
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Texas lawmakers to hold ERCOT under microscope for winter grid disaster

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While the state's energy council board was paid lavishly, leaders told ABC13 that ERCOT's failure cost Texans millions in wages, their homes and in some cases, their lives.
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Texas energy board members resign in wake of catastrophic deep-freeze power grid failure

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Four members have resigned from the board of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas , which oversees 90% of Texas's electricity, in the wake of devastating power outages in a deep freeze that killed dozens across the state.
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Board members of ERCOT resign amid Texas crisis

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Four board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages the Texas power grid, have resigned. Gov. Greg Abbott says he welcomes the resignations, calling the agency's handling of the crisis “unacceptable.”
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Top board leaders resign after deadly Texas power outages during winter storms

Top board leaders resign after deadly Texas power outages during winter storms

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The resignations are the first since the crisis began in Texas, and calls for wider firings remain in the aftermath of one of the worst power outages in U.S. history.
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Far-right anti-migrant group ‘Generation Identitaire' outlawed in France

Far-right anti-migrant group ‘Generation Identitaire' outlawed in France

The French government has banned ‘Generation Identitaire', a far-right group which had declared a ‘war on migrants' and repeatedly tried to prevent people from entering the... Read more ...

How to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Kansas, Missouri

How to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Kansas, Missouri

More doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are becoming available across Kansas and Missouri. Here's a helpful guide on who's eligible to receive the vaccine, where you can get it and... Read more ...

'Texas lifting mask mandate is huge mistake' Dr. Robert Murphy answers...

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Dr. Robert Murphy is a professor of infectious disease at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and is the executive director for The Institute for Global... Read more ...

Covid jabs meant for health workers ended up in the arms of Palestinian VIPs...

Covid jabs meant for health workers ended up in the arms of Palestinian VIPs and footballers, officials admit

Senior Palestinian politicians, their bodyguards and the national football team received Covid jabs meant for healthcare workers, the Palestinian Authority said. It also gave... Read more ...

UK govt budget extends furlough scheme, unveils corporation tax hike to plug...

UK govt budget extends furlough scheme, unveils corporation tax hike to plug economic black hole of wage-paying jobs lost to Covid

The UK government will continue to pay the wages of people who have lost work due to Covid-19 until September, Chancellor Rishi Sunak told MPs in the House of Commons on... Read more ...

No card, no cash, no problem: Moscow Metro, the busiest subway system in...

No card, no cash, no problem: Moscow Metro, the busiest subway system in Europe, to introduce ‘FacePay' technology by end of 2021

The world's most beautiful subway system is set to become one of the planet's most high-tech, with Moscow Metro head of security revealing that passengers will soon be able to... Read more ...

Construction resumes at Universal Orlando's Epic Universe theme park

Construction resumes at Universal Orlando's Epic Universe theme park

Construction on Universal's fourth theme park was halted in July due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: Kansas lawmakers look to protect businesses, debate...

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: Kansas lawmakers look to protect businesses, debate vaccines

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates in the Kansas City metro area. Read more ...

Michigan mother tosses baby to neighbor from roof to escape fire

Michigan mother tosses baby to neighbor from roof to escape fire

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Two adults and a child are safe after a neighbor came to their rescue during a fire in Michigan on Tuesday. The incident happened around 2:55 p.m... Read more ...

Workers injured in stairwell collapse at Cambridge parking garage 

Workers injured in stairwell collapse at Cambridge parking garage 

Two workers have suffered “significant” injuries after a stairwell collapsed at a parking garage in Cambridge, police said. The two workers were injured at a garage at Second... Read more ...