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Michaels Confirms Breach Of As Many As 2.6M Cards

Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.

04/17/2014

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Dallas Council: Police Allowed Access To Bank Records

A controversial vote by the Dallas City Council decided to give police the power to search individuals’ bank accounts if they believe someone is involved in criminal activity.

04/09/2014

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General Motors Begins Recall Repairs

Affected owners of General Motors ignition switch recall can begin making appointments for repairs.

04/07/2014

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Evenflo Recalls 1.3 Million Child Seat Buckles

Evenflo is recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency.

04/04/2014

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Colleyville Residents Join ‘No Knock’ List

Homeowners are joining Colleyville’s new “No Knock” list so fast, that a knock on the door asking for money, could be asking for trouble.

03/18/2014

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North Texas Man Sentenced For Defrauding Investors

A North Texas man was sentenced to nearly six years in prison for defrauding people seeking to invest in a restaurant franchise.

03/17/2014

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Residents: Stop Building Walmarts In Our Neighborhood

Far North Fort Worth residents say they’re about to have two Wal-Marts too many if plans continue to build two new stores within miles of an existing Superstore.

03/11/2014

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How To Pay: Credit Vs. Debit

Many consumers are still feeling the effects of last year’s massive data breach at Target, Neiman Marcus and other stores.

CBS 11–03/10/2014

The company's logo hangs over a RadioShack store on February 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

RadioShack Blames Brand Oversaturation For Closings

Fort Worth based RadioShack today announced plans to close some 1100 underperforming stores as part of the chain’s plan to return to profitability.

03/04/2014

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Grid Operator: Peak-Hour Demand Rising More Slowly

Demand for electric power across Texas isn’t growing as fast as previously thought, even during the hottest hours of summer, the operator of the electric distribution grid for most of the state said Friday.

02/28/2014

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Plano Considers Housing Reinvestment Incentive Program

The city of Plano is considering reimbursing some homeowners who remodel their houses.

02/27/2014

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Watch Credit Cards For $9.84 Charge

A charge that adds up to less than ten bucks could be the tell tale sign that scammers have their hands on your credit card number.

01/27/2014

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