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  • Texas city leaders repeal voter-approved ban on fracking 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 1:46 pm

    DENTON, Texas - Leaders of a North Texas university town that was the first in the state to ban hydraulic fracturing repealed the voter-approved measure early Wednesday, sounding a tone of capitulation to the state's powerful oil and gas interests after a seven-month battle.