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TransAsia Airways Flight 235 that crashed shortly after takeoff from Taiwan’s capital this week, that took the lives of at least 35 people, went down because both engines lost power. Taiwanese authorities nevertheless believe the pilots of the plane deliberately steered the propjet aircraft away from buildings in downtown Taipei in the final moments before the crash as part of an effort to minimize casualties.
RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores –The Fort Worth-based company said Thursday that it has filed a motion to proceed with closing the rest of its 4,000 U.S. stores.
Drought drives up brisket prices–The rising cost of brisket isn’t stopping Texas barbecue lovers and restaurant owners. The USDA says nationwide, brisket costs about $1.30 more per pound than it did a year ago.
Ever dreamed of being an Austin Firefighter? The fire department currently has 107 vacancies.
Up to 500,000 customers have reported problems with their TxTag bills– The Texas Department told lawmakers Thursday they promise to fix the TxTag billing system.