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Texas Senate to hold hearings for power plant shut down

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Two Senate committees will hold joint hearings this morning on why power plants in Texas shut down unexpectedly during recent cold weather, cutting power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses. State officials say power plants weren't sufficiently weatherized before arctic air hit northern Texas earlier this month.

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