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Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by winter storm

1 month ago   |   By RT

The entity delivering power to most of Texas has decided to fire its CEO, as it faces criticism for failing to prepare the power grid for last month's winter storm and leaving millions without heat for days.
The board of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas has given a 60-day notice to President and CEO Bill Magness, the non-profit company said in a statement after a meeting on Wednesday night. During the transition period, he will “work with state leaders and regulators on potential reforms,” while the board looks for his replacement.
Magness has served as the head of ERCOT since...
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CEO Of Texas Power Grid Fired After Massive Cold Weather Power Outages

CEO Of Texas Power Grid Fired After Massive Cold Weather Power Outages

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Bill Magness was head of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which was widely blamed when people were left without electricity and heat for days in subfreezing temperatures.
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Alert: Texas' power grid CEO fired after deadly February blackouts left millions without electricity and heat for days

Alert: Texas' power grid CEO fired after deadly February blackouts left millions without electricity and heat for days

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas' power grid CEO fired after deadly February blackouts left millions without electricity and heat for days.
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Body of woman found off trail in Volusia County, deputies say

Body of woman found off trail in Volusia County, deputies say

Authorities are investigating after the body of a woman was found off a trail in Osteen on Tuesday. Read more ...

Des Moines lawyer reflects on guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Des Moines lawyer reflects on guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

A jury found former Minnesota police Officer Deric Chauvin guilty Tuesday on all counts in connection with the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Las Vegas Raiders receive backlash for tweet on Chauvin verdict

Las Vegas Raiders receive backlash for tweet on Chauvin verdict

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Raiders received immediate backlash for a tweet the organization posted following the Derek Chauvin verdict. The former Minneapolis police officer was... Read more ...

Reports: 15-year-old girl fatally shot by police in Columbus, Ohio

Reports: 15-year-old girl fatally shot by police in Columbus, Ohio

The shooting was reported just as the verdict was being announced in the trial for the killing of George Floyd on Tuesday. Read more ...

Carter scores first with Pittsburgh in 7-6 win over Devils

Carter scores first with Pittsburgh in 7-6 win over Devils

New Jersey makes it's more than interesting with 6 goals in the 3rd period Read more ...

Protesters gather in Columbus, Ohio after police shoot 15-year-old black girl

Protesters gather in Columbus, Ohio after police shoot 15-year-old black girl

Around the time a Minnesota jury declared an ex-cop guilty for last year's death of George Floyd, a 15-year-old black girl was fatally shot by police in Columbus, Ohio... Read more ...

New Yorkers gather to celebrate after Chauvin guilty verdict

New Yorkers gather to celebrate after Chauvin guilty verdict

New Yorkers gathered and marched across the city in droves on Tuesday evening to celebrate the conviction of former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd... Read more ...

Obama: Chauvin jury ‘did the right thing' but ‘justice is about more than...

Obama: Chauvin jury ‘did the right thing' but ‘justice is about more than single verdict'

Former President Obama said Tuesday that the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial “did the right thing” by finding the former Minneapolis police officer guilty on all counts in the... Read more ...

Civil Rights Leaders Cautiously Rejoice After Derek Chauvin Is Found Guilty...

Civil Rights Leaders Cautiously Rejoice After Derek Chauvin Is Found Guilty Of Murder

Civil rights leaders were rejoicing that Derek Chauvin was convicted on all counts for killing George Floyd. But their collective sigh of relief was also accompanied by a... Read more ...

ISU starts one of Iowa's largest COVID-19 vaccine clinic

ISU starts one of Iowa's largest COVID-19 vaccine clinic

ISU has transformed its basketball courts into a giant vaccine clinic. Read more ...