Texas Jobless Rate Up To 4.9 Percent In FebruaryThe Texas unemployment rate in February rose slightly to reach 4.9 percent. That compares to a January statewide jobless rate of 4.8 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported.
Germany's Haribo To Produce Gummy Bears In U.S.Germany's iconic gummy bear will soon be "Made in USA." Haribo, which invented the gummy bear nearly a century ago, said Friday that it would open a U.S. factory in Wisconsin in 2020.
Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL PipelineThe Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the conclusion of the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.
Pilots' Union Says American Airlines Is Leaving Standby Passengers BehindNearly 20,000 passengers were denied boarding in February even though there were empty seats, Dan Carey, president of the Allied Pilots Association, said. He called it intolerable.
Senate Votes To Undo Privacy Rules That Protect User DataThe Republican-led Senate has voted to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.
Virgin America Airline Brand To DisappearAlaska Airlines has bad news for loyal customers of Virgin America. The airline's name is being dumped. Alaska Airlines said that it will retire the Virgin America brand, probably in 2019.
Gas Prices Across Texas Up 2 Cents This WeekRetail gasoline prices across Texas rose 2 cents this week to reach an average $2.11 per gallon. AAA Texas on Thursday reported that the nationwide price at the pump held steady at an average $2.29 per gallon.
Lockheed Martin Moving F-16 Production From Fort Worth To South CarolinaThe company is moving production of F-16s to South Carolina to make room for expanded production of the newer F-35 jet fighters in Fort Worth.
YouTube Losing Advertisers Over Distasteful VideosSeveral major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on YouTube after discovering that their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects.
Starbucks CEO Stands By Pledge To Hire RefugeesStarbucks CEO Howard Schultz presided over his last annual shareholder meeting as head of the company Wednesday by standing by its pledge to hire refugees and expanding on goals to hire veterans and at-risk youth.
Target Celebrates Stretch Marks In Swimwear CampaignTarget is celebrating the stretch mark as a thing of beauty. The chain has launched a swimwear campaign on social media that features four models in unretouched images as it promotes a focus on inclusivity.
All Wells Fargo ATMs To Accept Phone CodesWells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using their cell phones instead of traditional bank cards. The announcement was made Tuesday.