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Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Audio: As temperatures soar, state weighs risks of rolling blackouts

This week's 100-degree weather across the state has raised important questions about how often Texas would need to force rolling blackouts to keep pace with demand. For the state, it mostly comes down how much power it has in its reserves — and how much it's willing to spend for it.

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Updated: Brownouts cause Texas State to close

Rolling brownouts ordered across Texas caused Texas State to call off Wednesday's classes as of noon. Later Wednesday, the university canceled classes through 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Because the brownouts will continue for as long as cold weather...

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Updated: Texas State cancels morning classes Feb. 3

Texas State University has cancelled all classes until 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3. This affects both the main San Marcos campus and the Round Rock campus.