Fees

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Top 5 Places To Look For Hidden Fees & How To Avoid Them

You may be guilty of not reading every line on a bill or all that small print before signing-up for a credit card or bank account. So-called “hidden fees” cost the average consumer hundreds of dollars every year.

CBS 11–10/21/2014

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AT&T To Pay $105M Settlement For Bogus Wireless Charges

AT&T will pay a hefty $105 million to settle government charges that the company unlawfully billed wireless customers for tens of millions of dollars in bogus charges – a practice known as cramming.

10/08/2014

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SCOTUS: Public Union Can’t Make Nonmembers Pay Fees

The Supreme Court says public sector unions can’t collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.

06/30/2014

Keller To Begin Collecting Fees For City Field Use

Youth sports organizations in Keller will start collecting a new $30 fee from non-residents by this fall.

06/05/2013

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American Airlines Rolls Out New Fare Structure

American will charge up to $88 more per round trip for passengers who want a basic ticket that includes checking baggage or changing the reservation later on.

12/12/2012

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NTTA Approves Banning Top Violators From Roads

It’s official; the top toll violators in Texas will now be banned from North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) roads.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2012

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Texas Lawmakers Mull Fees For Some Tobacco Firms

Texas lawmakers are hearing testimony about the possibility of levying fees on tobacco firms that weren’t part of the state’s multibillion dollar 1998 settlement with major cigarette companies.

08/14/2012

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NTTA ‘Top Violator’ List Trimmed, Only 24K Outstanding

Last month, the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) posted an online list of the states top violators and while hundreds of people paid up the majority of scofflaws are still wanted.

08/02/2012

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Judge Denies Clemens Compensation For Mistrial

Roger Clemens won’t be getting back the money he spent on his first perjury trial, the one that ended in a mistrial.

07/03/2012

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New NTTA Toll Collection Process To Start

Drivers who use North Texas toll roads but ignore their bills are getting a break of sorts starting Thursday. A bill passed by the Texas Legislature has revised the North Texas Tollway Authority’s (NTTA) toll collection process.

08/31/2011