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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

A woman looks at clothes on the rack. (credit: John Sciulli/Getty Images for Kenneth Cole)

“Small Business Saturday” A Success For Shop Owners

“Small Business Saturday” meant big business for shop owners in Grapevine.

11/30/2013

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Homeowner Pays Thousands For New Roof; Caught In The Middle

A mere 5 months after Julius Meaux bought his new house from Pulte Homes in the Frisco Lakes community, he started having major problems with it.

11/15/2013

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Stateside “Mexican Coke” Still Sweetened With Cane Sugar

Fans of “Mexican Coke” in the U.S. need not worry about any sweetener changes.

11/08/2013

The Vans jacket (pictured here) have drawstrings in the hood around the neck area that pose a strangulation hazard to young children. (credit: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Vans Recalls Boy’s Hoodies Due To Strangulation Hazard

Vans is recalling about 2,400 of its ‘AV Edict’ hooded jackets for boys because the drawstrings in the hood around the neck area pose a strangulation hazard to young children.

11/07/2013

MARFA, TX - DECEMBER 27: Prada Marfa which is a permanently installed sculpture by artists Elmgreen and Dragset to resemble a Prada store is seen on December 27, 2012 in Marfa, Texas. Situated in West Texas, this town of just over 2000 residents has become a popular tourist destination. (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Prada Marfa Is Illegal Roadside Ad

Texas officials say the Prada Marfa is an illegal roadside advertisement and is considering what to do about the iconic West Texas structure.

09/23/2013

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BlackBerry To Lay Off 4,500 Employees

BlackBerry says it will lay off 4,500 employees, or 40 percent of its global workforce, as it reports a nearly $1 billion second-quarter loss in a surprise early release of earnings results.

09/20/2013

Construction could begin as early as next week on the proposed Preston Hollow Village, a multi-million dollar mixed use development at the corner of Walnut Hill and Central Expressway. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Preston Hollow Village To Revitalize North Dallas Neighborhood

Construction could begin as early as next week on the proposed Preston Hollow Village, a multi-million dollar mixed use development at the corner of Walnut Hill and Central Expressway.

08/03/2013

Whole Foods Market announces that it is recalling Trois Comtois Morbier cheese in the Mid Atlantic, Southwest, Northern California, Southern Pacific and Midwest regions. (credit: Annie Potasznik)

Whole Foods Market Recalls French Cheese

Whole Foods Market is recalling a brand of cheese due to a possible risk of Listeria contamination.

08/01/2013

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