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Does Job Hopping Help The Economy?

Although economic indicators, such as new construction, housing and hiring are all steady, experts say many younger workers are reluctant to change jobs and chase the higher earnings that often accompany them.

07/16/2014

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Arena & Convention Center Project Could Bring Millions To Fort Worth

City leaders in Fort Worth are considering a plan that could bring in millions of dollars more a year. A new arena and convention center expansion could bring more concerts and conventions to the city.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

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U.S. Mayors Talking Jobs At Dallas Conference

More than 200 of the nation’s mayors descended on Dallas for the summer U.S. Conference of Mayors. Aerobics and a continental breakfast on the Continental Street Bridge provided an initial welcome, then there was a quick return to the routine.

CBS 11–06/20/2014

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Homeowners Protest Rising Property Values

Rising home prices are pushing more North Texas homeowners to fight property values.

06/12/2014

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Texas’ Unemployment Rate Fell To 5.2 Percent In April

Unemployment rates fell in nearly all U.S. states last month, and half the states now have rates below 6 percent. The figures are a sign of widespread, if slow, improvement in the nation’s job market.

05/16/2014

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Bell Helicopter Lays Off 325 Employees

Bell Helicopter is trimming its workforce by 325 employees.

05/05/2014

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After A Boom & Bust, A Renaissance Is Underway In Nocona

Once known for western boots and later baseball gloves, the Montague County town of Nocona fell on hard times in the 1980s and 1990s — but new life is pouring in.

CBSDFW.COM–05/01/2014

Those looking to build or repair their homes have been bothered by shoddy work and contractors who fail to start or complete the job on time.

Plano Rolls Out New Urban Renewal Plan

Monday marks day one of a new program rolled out by the city of Plano aimed at sprucing up older neighborhoods.

04/30/2014

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New Toyota HQ Will Bring Jobs To Plano

The world’s largest automaker is preparing to move its North American corporate headquarters to North Texas, and bring thousands of jobs with it.

04/28/2014

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Final Four = Money “Madness” For Local Businesses

The Final Four officially arrives in North Texas on April 2. The last teams standing are scheduled to arrive in Arlington and a whole lot of cash will follow them.

CBSDFW.COM–04/01/2014

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Economists: Texas Economy Strong, Getting Stronger

Official and independent economists have told state lawmakers that the $1.3 billion Texas economy has completely recovered from the Great Recession and is getting stronger.

03/27/2014

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Gasoline Prices Rise 2 Cents Across Texas

AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price per gallon of regular unleaded has reached $3.36. The price is 18 cents less than this time a year ago.

03/27/2014

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