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Southwest Fined $1.6 Million For Violating Tarmac Delay Rule

Dallas’ Southwest Airlines is being fined $1.6 million for not letting passengers get off planes that were stuck on the ground during long delays.

01/15/2015

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Texas Says It Won’t Appeal Federal African Braiding Ruling

Texas won’t appeal a federal judge’s ruling last week that state laws regulating businesses teaching African hair braiding were unconstitutional.

01/12/2015

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2 Airlines Targets Of Hacking, Attempt To Steal Customers’ Miles

Thieves with stolen usernames and passwords have broken into customer accounts at American and United airlines and in some cases booked free trips or upgrades.

01/12/2015

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Relocates From Dallas To Tampa

The 110-year-old nonprofit with 331 affiliates across the country made the announcement Wednesday.

01/07/2015

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American, Hawaiian Airlines Look To Compete With Delta In Tokyo

Competition is heating up for a U.S.-Japan route currently controlled by Delta Air Lines Inc.

01/06/2015

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Why Areas With Good Jobs Have Hard-To-Afford Homes

Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers.

12/09/2014

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American Plans $2B Upgrade Of Planes, Clubs

American Airlines says it will spend more than $2 billion to make its planes more pleasant for passengers, the latest salvo in a competition among carriers to attract high-paying frequent fliers.

12/08/2014

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Garber: MLS Needs To Perform Better Financially

Garber said the teams and the league are losing more than $100 million combined as they invest in player acquisitions, stadiums and league infrastructure.

12/02/2014

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Oil Boom Brings New Focus To Univ. Of Texas’ Land

he University of Texas System owns 2.1 million acres of land, most of it in oil-rich West Texas where royalty payments have soared past $1 billion each year.

11/28/2014

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States Differ On Need For Bitcoin Oversight

The Texas Food and Beverage Commission approved bitcoin as an acceptable form of payment for food and alcohol, and Gov.-elect Greg Abbott accepted bitcoin campaign donations.

11/28/2014

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EPA: Texas Coal Plants Should Spend $2B To Cut Emissions

Federal regulators are proposing that the largest coal-powered plants in Texas invest $2 billion in new technology to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions, a measure energy companies are likely to resist.

11/24/2014

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Oklahoma Court: American Airlines Entitled To Tax Refunds

The Oklahoma Supreme Court says American Airlines is entitled to sales tax refunds that could total more than $1 million.

11/18/2014

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