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Report: Consumer Spending Boosted Texas Economy

A new report by the U.S. Commerce Department shows that steady growth in consumer spending has helped spur the Texas economy over the last 15 years.

08/07/2014

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SpaceX To Build Rocket Launch Site In South Texas

Texas and SpaceX have announced that the company will build the first commercial site for orbital launches on the state’s southernmost tip.

08/04/2014

Buc-ee's Madisonville store (image via Buc-ee's.com)

Corinth Residents Protest Proposed Buc-ee’s

Bucee’s is one of the most popular pit-stops in Texas, but some residents in Corinth say they don’t want one in their neighborhood.

08/04/2014

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Redesigned ‘Keep It In Keller’ Business Website Set To Launch

FnG Eats Restaurant goes out of its way to buy products and services in its hometown of Keller and to stay involved in the community. This week FnG and some 500 other Keller businesses will be online on a revamped website called Keep it in Keller.

CBS 11–07/21/2014

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Soccer At AT&T Stadium Equals Christmas In July For Businesses

The World Cup watch party at AT&T Stadium had ideal conditions to create Christmas in July for businesses in the shadow of the stadium. Retail stores and restaurants in Arlington are racking in major profits.

CBS 11–07/01/2014

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Fighting Back: Senator Tries To Lure Texas Companies To California

A California lawmaker has turned the tables on Texas ā€“ declaring it open season on Texas jobs. On Monday, California Senator Ted Gaines stood out in front of the Texas State Capitol and said, ā€œIā€™m fighting back.ā€

CBS 11–06/30/2014

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Irving Based Michaels Declines In Return To Public Markets

The arts and crafts store operator’s shares dropped 21 cents, 1.2 percent, to $16.79 in morning trading on the Nasdaq.

06/27/2014

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Chipotle Founder Agrees To Talk Beef With Texas Ag Commissioner

Chipotle Mexican Grill’s founder has agreed to talk over Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples’ beef with the chain’s decision to import some of its grass-fed beef from Australia.

06/26/2014

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Free Mobile App Offers Self-Guided Tours Of City

History buffs may now learn more about Dallas by using a free app launched by Preservation Dallas and The Urban Armadillos organization.

06/16/2014

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Student Uses Entrepreneurial Vision To Finance College

News about skyrocketing college tuition costs and the resulting student loan burden seems ever-present. But, one young North Texan found a unique way to finance his education — without debt!

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2014

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American Airlines Launches Flights To Shanghai, Hong Kong

American launched its first flights to China from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Wednesday.

06/11/2014

A junk sails on Victoria Harbour in front of the city's skyline in Hong Kong, China (Photo PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

American Airlines Launches New Flights To China

American Airlines is expanding its reach in Asia with flights between Dallas and both Hong Kong and Shanghai.

06/11/2014

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