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As Oil And Gas Surges, A Town On The Texas Coast Hopes For Transformation

Figures released yesterday show state tax revenues are surging. That's raising expectations that funds will be restored to things like education that suffered painful cuts. That would be good news even in Texas towns where the energy industry has been booming. Because as StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling found — even a good local economy hasn't spared some communities from feeling the pinch.

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