Dallas -- The Texas attorney general's office has refused in a letter to issue an opinion saying whether the Texas Turnpike Authority can sell the financially troubled Houston Ship Channel Bridge, possibly killing the bailout deal.

On Friday, project officials said they have not decided whether to seek legislative clarification, as the letter advises, or to ask the attorney general's office to reconsider.

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