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COPPELL, Texas (AP) - Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices are up. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the price at the pump statewide rose 6 cents to reach an average $2.58 per gallon. Gasoline prices across the country increased by a nickel to an average $2.79 per gallon. Association officials say Midland has the most expensive gasoline in Texas at an average $2.79 per gallon. The cheapest gasoline statewide was $2.50 per gallon in Beaumont-Port Arthur, San Antonio, Sherman-Denison, Texarkana and Wichita Falls.
HOUSTON (AP) - Twin girls born in 2016 conjoined at the chest and abdomen have been discharged from a Houston hospital more than three months after separation surgery. Texas Children's Hospital on Thursday announced the latest step in recovery for Hope Elizabeth Richards and Anna Grace Richards. Hospital officials say Anna Grace was discharged March 2. Hope Elizabeth left the hospital Wednesday after being reunited with her twin as medical personnel who took care of the youngsters said goodbye.
HOUSTON (AP) - A charitable organization established by the co-founder of energy company Kinder Morgan and his wife has pledged $70 million to upgrade the largest urban park in Houston. The Kinder Foundation offered the donation Wednesday for city-operated Memorial Park. The Houston City Council in 2015 approved a master plan for the nearly 1,500-acre park. Richard and Nancy Kinder established the family foundation in 1997 to provide grants to impact urban green space, education and quality of life.
DALLAS (AP) - Costlier fuel sends profit plunging at American Airlines, and CEO warns that higher pump prices are likely to lead to fare increases. The fuel outlook is causing American to cut its prediction of full-year profit. American has replaced many of its old gas-guzzling planes, but it still burns about 1 billion gallons every three months.
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