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Posted: Feb 1, 2014 2:30 AM

Updated: Feb 1, 2014 2:31 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Republican Governor Mary Fallin is calling on the Obama Administration to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline across the Midwest. Oil began moving last week on a portion of the pipeline connecting Oklahoma to Texas Gulf Coast refineries and Fallin says it's time to approve the rest.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Convenience store chain Susser Holdings Corporation has completed its acquisition of Sac-N-Pac Stores Incorporated in an $88 million agreement. Corpus Christi-based Susser Holdings on Thursday said the deal, including Susser Petroleum Partners LP, involves Sac-N-Pac assets and fuel distribution contracts with 3W Warren Fuels Limited.

BASTROP, Texas (AP) Hundreds of Texas A and M students have pledged to help plant about 10,000 trees at a state park ravaged by 2011 wildfires this weekend. Members of Aggie Replant will be on hand today and tomorrow in Bastrop County, 30 miles east of Austin, for the Lost Pines Forest Recovery Campaign.

HOUSTON (AP) Former NFL and University of Texas quarterback Vince Young is asking for dismissal of his Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition. The Houston Chronicle reports court papers show Young's attorneys have settled a legal dispute with a New York lender that had led Young to seek bankruptcy protection. The New York-based lender Pro Player Funding had a judgment with interest against Young of about $2.5 million stemming from a loan taken in his name during the 2011 NFL lockout.

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