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Snow which began to fall on Oak St. in Graham Sunday, Feb. 14. Due to the severe weather most of that week, power was out across the state and in Young County for many residents. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas called for rolling blackouts Monday, Feb. 15.
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Power infrastructure winterization made a legislative priority by Governor

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott gave an update Wednesday regarding the response to the severe weather conditions two weeks ago and the power outages caused by that weather. Among other concerns, Gov.

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Early voting was canceled in the Texas House of Representatives District 68 special runoff election. Early voting was set to be underway in the special runoff election and was scheduled to run weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 16-19 at North Central Texas College and Olney Community Library.
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HD68 early voting canceled due to severe weather conditions

Early voting in the Texas House of Representatives District 68 special runoff election was canceled this week in Young County due to inclement winter weather which started Sunday and continued thro

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Snow falls in Graham on City Florist Sunday afternoon on Oak St. The winter weather continued into the rest of the week with  additional snowfall on Tuesday. Due to the weather on Sunday, statewide rolling power outages were reported. In Graham, areas had outages for over 25 hours. Heating stations were set up throughout the city for those who lost heat.
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Winter snow blankets state, causes local area outages

Severe winter weather slammed the state this week with record lows in Graham and freezing temperatures and snow causing power outages for residents locally and throughout the state. Gov.

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On Oct. 1, 2020, a semi was stuck after a Toyota pickup was traveling north on Hwy. 16 and failed to stop at the intersection at Hwy. 114, causing the driver to crash into the passenger side of a semi pulling an empty trailer. The driver of the Toyota was pronounced dead at the scene. The Texas Department of Transportation will be changing the intersection at Hwy. 114 and Hwy. 16 into a four-way stop in the coming months.
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TxDOT changing Hwy. 114, 16 intersection to four-way stop

Changes are on the way at a dangerous Young County intersection. The Texas Department of Transportation will be changing the intersection at Hwy. 114 and Hwy.

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