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Virtual Reality Pioneers In No Rush To Succeed In 2016Palmer Luckey doesn't just want to sell a bunch of virtual reality headsets. He wants buyers to use them every day. The founder of Oculus said that the medium's success should be measured by time spent on it, not necessarily money.
Another Debate On The "Luxury" Tax On TamponsThere are currently 40 states, including Texas, that impose a tax on tampons and other menstrual products. It's billed either as a regular sales, gross receipts or luxury tax.
13 Apps For Fitness At HomeDon't want to fight traffic, travelling for work, can't afford a $30 barre class? Those excuses for missing your workout no longer fly thanks to a host of new fitness apps and online subscriptions.
NRH Releases Latest Restaurant Health Inspection ScoresIf you are planning to go out for dinner in North Richland Hills anytime soon, there is something that you might want to look at first. The city has released its latest list of restaurant health inspection scores.
Six Flags Expanding With New Water Park In MexicoSix Flags Entertainment Corp. is expanding its presence south of the border. Officials with the North Texas company say there are plans to renovate and re-open a long-closed water park in Oaxtepec, Mexico.
After Challenging Holiday, Sears To Speed Up Store ClosingsFollowing a "challenging" holiday season, Sears will accelerate the closure of some of its stores.
Crashes After Fiat Chrysler Gear Shifters Confuse DriversElectronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear.
Online Dating Services Racking Up BBB ComplaintsA Consumer Justice warning just before Valentine’s Day about the "F" rated dating services in North Texas racking up the most number of complaints, according to the Better Business Bureau.
American To Add 5 New Gates At Chicago's O'Hare AirportFort Worth-based American Airlines is adding five new gates to O'Hare International Airport as part of the Chicago airport's first major expansion in nearly a quarter-century.
Apple To Accept Broken iPhones For Trade-InApple for the first time is accepting damaged iPhones as a trade-in from people wanting to upgrade. North Texas residents can trade in their old iPhones at any of the six Apple stores in Dallas, Fort Worth, Frisco, Plano or Southlake.
H-E-B Recalls Ice Cream Over Possible Wood SliversH-E-B supermarkets have issued a voluntary recall for its Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream over possible wood pieces in the product. There have been no reports of illness from the ice cream.
Cable Company Charges Woman To End Dead Mother's ContractIt's the time in life many people don't want to think about, when the child takes on the role of parent.

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