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Winter Storm

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As of Monday, state agencies reported spending $41 million on the storm, and local governments had spent $49 million, according to Nim Kidd, chief of the Texas Department of Emergency Management. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas Tribune

Winter storm could cost Texas more money than any disaster in state history

The winter storm that left dozens of Texans dead, millions without power and nearly 15 million with water issues could be the costliest disaster in state history, potentially exceeding the $125 bil

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Local restaurants assisted San Marcans who were left hungry during last week's winter storms. Above, Hays County Food Bank, Willie and Ramika Adams with Soulful Creations, Tim Bauerkemper and others helped put together meals for those without houses. Photo courtesy of HOME Center. 

COOKING FOR COMMUNITY: San Marcos restaurants respond to winter crisis

With treacherous road conditions, rolling blackouts and busted pipes that led to long periods with limited or no water, many San Marcos families found themselves without access to groceries or the

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A CVS Pharmacy in South Austin is lit only by the lights of a parked car. Various parts throughout the state lost power as a result of the winter storm. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas Tribune

Four ERCOT board members who live outside of Texas resign in the aftermath of the power outage, winter storm

Four board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the entity that manages and operates the electricity grid that covers much of Texas, will resign on Wednesday, according to a notice

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Above, San Marcans wait in a line outside the H-E-B located at 641 E. Hopkins St. on Wednesday. The line stretched from the entrance around the block and ended near the Bobcat Stadium parking lot. Those in line waited nearly 40 minutes to get inside the store. Daily Record photo by Nick Castillo

CONQUERING THE ELEMENTS: San Marcans weather effects of fierce winter storm

Some wore layers of clothing in their own homes just to stay warm. Others trekked through the snow to walk to their friends’ houses just to seek shelter. They waited in long lines searching for a bite to eat from a local restaurant, or to snag supplies from a grocery store.

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Hays County Food Bank, Willie and Ramika Adams with Soulful Creations, Tim Bauerkemper and others helped put together meals for those without houses. Photo Courtesy of HOME Center

Community cooks thousands of meals, shelters hundreds during the Texas Freeze

Local community groups, organizations, local government, businesses and individuals fed thousands and sheltered hundreds during the winter storm that hit San Marcos this week.

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Interstate 35 near Stassney Lane in Austin was blanketed with snow on the morning of Feb. 15. A major winter storm affected the entire state of Texas. Credit: Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune

2 million Texas households without power as as massive winter storm drives demand for electricity

The state’s electric grid operator lost control of the power supply Monday morning as 2 million Texas households didn’t have heat working at home as a massive winter storm delivered freezing temper

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