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Financial Firm Cantor Fitzgerald Settling 9/11 Suit With American Airlines

New York-based financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald says it has nearly completed a deal with American Airlines and insurance carriers to settle a lawsuit it brought after the Sept. 11 attacks killed 658 of its 1,000 employees.

12/13/2013

Feb. 16: Cycling's most famous face, Lance Armstrong, retired "for good," racking up seven consecutive Tour de France victories. His career was not without controversy, however. His retirement was announced amid doping charges from the U.S. federal government. (credit: Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Lance Armstrong Settles $3M Insurance Lawsuit

Lance Armstrong has reached a settlement with an insurance company that sought more than $3 million for bonuses it paid him for winning the Tour de France from 1999 to 2001.

11/20/2013

Feb. 16: Cycling's most famous face, Lance Armstrong, retired "for good," racking up seven consecutive Tour de France victories. His career was not without controversy, however. His retirement was announced amid doping charges from the U.S. federal government. (credit: Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Ex-UCI President Questions Armstrong’s Credibility

Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen called Lance Armstrong’s claim that he helped cover up the rider’s doping at the 1999 Tour de France a ‘ridiculous story’

11/19/2013

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Former Track Coach Sues Texas Alleging Discrimination

Former University of Texas women’s track coach Bev Kearney has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the school alleging race and gender discrimination and retaliation.

11/14/2013

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Former Kansas Player Sues NCAA Over Head Trauma

Former University of Kansas fullback Christopher Powell alleges in a lawsuit that the NCAA failed to adequately protect athletes from head trauma.

11/14/2013

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Abbott, Davis Register Candidacies For Governor

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis have formally registered their candidacies for their parties’ nominations for governor in next year’s primaries.

11/09/2013

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Abbott Targets Hiring In Latest Federal Lawsuit

The state has sued the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over claims that federal guidelines hamstring employers from excluding convicted felons when hiring.

11/04/2013

Lance Armstrong during an interview regarding the controversy surrounding his cycling career (Photo by George Burns/Oprah Winfrey Network via Getty Images)

Armstrong Loses Key Ruling In Bonus Fight

A Texas company is closer to forcing Lance Armstrong to return about $12 million in bonuses he was paid for winning the Tour de France while secretly using performance-enhancing drugs.

10/30/2013

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JC Penney, Martha Stewart Scale Back Partnership

Ahead of a ruling in its fight with Macy’s over Martha Stewart products, Plano-based J.C. Penney Co. is scaling back its partnership with the media and merchandising company.

10/21/2013

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Federal Court Mulling Delay Of Texas Abortion Law

The Texas attorney general’s office defended strict new state limits on abortion Monday by arguing at a court hearing that they seek to expressly protect “fetal life,” not just the safety of women terminating pregnancies.

10/21/2013

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Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Dallas Police Department

Days after a police shooting that left a mentally ill man in critical condition, another Dallas family whose son was shot by a Dallas Police officer filed a lawsuit against the city and the officer who fired the gun.

10/20/2013

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Fort Worth Sues Chesapeake Energy Over Natural Gas Royalties

The City of Fort Worth is suing one of the companies it used to celebrate. In a lawsuit filed this week, Fort Worth claims Chesapeake Energy shorted the city millions of dollars in royalties from natural gas leases.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2013

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