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VIDEO: Cheesesteak Restaurants ‘Beef’ Over Business

Two restaurants in Allen both claim to offer the “best cheesesteak in North Texas.”

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ERCOT Says EPA Rule To Slash Carbon Emissions Would Be Costly

The electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas says a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions nationwide is infeasible for Texas because it would jeopardize power reliability in Texas and raise costs for consumers.

11/17/2014

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Why Airfare Keeps Rising Despite Lower Oil Prices

The main reason the airlines are not sharing the riches with passengers: There is no compelling reason to do so.

11/17/2014

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Microsoft Passes Exxon In Company Value

Microsoft has surpassed Exxon to become the second most valuable company in the world. Exxon’s shares have been falling recently, along with the price of oil.

11/14/2014

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Gas Prices Drop 2 Cents Across Texas

Gas prices across Texas have slipped 2 cents this week to settle at $2.73 per gallon. The nationwide average price at the pump is down 3 cents to $2.92 per gallon.

11/13/2014

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College Prices Continue To Creep Up

Looks like it’s time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The average cost of attending college, with room and board, crept up again this year, the College Board reported on Thursday.

11/13/2014

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J.C. Penney 3Q Loss Narrows, But Sales Slow

J.C. Penney Co. narrowed its third-quarter loss but reported slower sales, a note of warning with the critical holiday shopping season coming up.

11/12/2014

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Crash Tests Set To Gauge Safety Of Highway Guardrails

The Federal Highway Administration said Wednesday that crash tests involving guardrails made by Trinity Industries Inc. will be done by mid-January at an independent lab in San Antonio.

11/12/2014

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Working To Turn Hoverboards Into Reality

Skateboarding is going airborne this fall with the launch of the first real commercially marketed hoverboard which uses magnetics to float about an inch off the ground.

11/12/2014

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Ford Starts Production Of Aluminum F-150

It’s Ford’s biggest bet in decades. The company has started production on an aluminum-sided F-150 that could set a new standard, or cost the company its pickup truck crown.

11/11/2014

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Trying To Only Use Mobile Payment For 1 Week

Attempt at your own risk: For an entire week, I left all my cash and credit cards at home to see how well wallet-free mobile services work in the real world.

11/11/2014

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GM Ordered Switches Weeks Before Recall

Emails show that General Motors ordered 500,000 replacement ignition switches almost two months before telling safety regulators that the switches would be recalled.

11/10/2014

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In-N-Out Burger Opens In North Texas

Today was the day many hamburger enthusiasts have been looking forward to. The California chain In-N-Out opened two new locations in North Texas. Let the eating begin!

Before he was President, George W. Bush was the owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team. He still attends many of their games, sitting next to current owners Nolan Ryan and Chuck Greenberg.

Before They Were President…

It can be hard to make a living, even for a President. Here’s a look at some of the more creative paths to the presidency.

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Top 10 Tech Towns

Geek is chic, and all those geeks seem to be migrating to a few select cities. Here’s a look at the top 10 American cities for technological growth.

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