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Harold_Simmons

Family Wants Simmons Will Sealed

The wife of recently deceased Texas billionaire Harold Simmons wants his will to be sealed. Attorneys for Annette Simmons are expected to argue the issue on Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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Billionaire Philanthropist Harold Simmons Remembered

Some of the most prominent politicians and business people in the state came together Thursday in Dallas to remember billionaire and business legend Harold Simmons.

CBS 11–01/02/2014

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Texas Republicans Lose 3 Major Donors In 2013

The deaths this year of three major Texas Republican donors, including a billionaire who died over the weekend, could signal a generational change for party kingmakers in the nation’s largest GOP stronghold.

12/30/2013

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Billionaire Simmons Remembered As Fierce Investor And Giver

Billionaire Harold Simmons died Saturday in Dallas at the age of 82. Described by some as a ‘corporate raider’, Simmons was a fierce investor and giver.

12/29/2013

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Judge Orders Hearing On Nuclear Waste Dump

A judge ruled Tuesday that the TCEQ should have held a hearing about potential harm to nearby residents prior to licensing a remote radioactive waste dump.

05/09/2012

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First Radioactive Waste Dumped At Controversial West Texas Site

On Wednesday, state regulators gave approval to begin disposing of waste.

04/27/2012

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Texas To Allow 38 States To Dump Radioactive Waste Near Odessa

Environmentalists say trucking the waste on state highways is dangerous and fear the burial site could lead to underground water contamination.

03/23/2012

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Dallas Company Could Bury Nuclear Waste In April

Trucks carrying radioactive waste will likely be rolling along Texas highways as early as April, bound for burial at a dump near New Mexico.

03/19/2012

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Nearly Half Of Perry’s Campaign Cash From Big Donors

Gov. Rick Perry has raised nearly $103 million in campaign contributions from his first inauguration as governor in 2001 through 2010.

07/31/2011