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Wednesday, Oct 18

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The big business behind why Dallas researchers want to get into your brain

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North Texas researchers want to delve deeply into the intricacies of the human brain. And to do it, they’re shoring up research programs, adding space exclusively for neurologists and creating consumer-facing centers that provide, among…

Monday, Oct 16

20

Activist kicked off American Airlines flight, alleges 'white male aggression'

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New York-based activist and co-chair of the Women's March on Washington Tamika Mallory says she was racially discriminated against when she was kicked off an American Airlines flight in Miami on Sunday over a seating issue. Mallory, who is…

Sunday, Oct 15

01

Suite lease at AT&T Stadium turns to bitter legal fight for Plano sports fan

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A longtime Plano football fan is gearing up for a fight with the Dallas Cowboys, after he says he was pressured into signing an expensive lease for a suite at AT&T stadium, then was sued when he stopped paying. He's not the only fan to…

Thursday, Oct 12

06

Southwest Airlines sets course for Hawaii with tickets on sale in 2018

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It's official: After years of anticipation and speculation, Southwest Airlines is finally saying aloha to Hawaii, with plans to launch service there as soon as next year. “It's almost surreal, people have been talking about it so long it's…

Thursday, Oct 5

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Small-town Texas company that invented 'bump stock' is in the spotlight after Las Vegas shooting

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MORAN -- In this tiny West Texas town on Thursday, Jeremiah Cottle was trying to take comfort in the support he has gotten from neighbors. But elsewhere, there was little comfort. Cottle and the company he owns, Slide Fire Solutions, have…

Monday, Oct 2

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Breaking: Coca-Cola to buy Texas cult favorite sparkling water brand Topo Chico

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Coca-Cola is set to buy Topo Chico, the Mexican mineral water brand that has grown a cult following among Texas' hip beverage connoisseurs, the head of the brand's United States presence, Gerardo Galván, confirmed to the Dallas Morning…

Saturday, Sep 23

03

Cancer patient says Dallas surgeon operated on wrong organ

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page When Bernice Marie Gomez entered the operating room at Methodist Dallas Medical Center last November, she believed she was having a cancerous tumor on her left…

Friday, Sep 22

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For North Texans, confusion reigns as health care debate renews and open-enrollment nears

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Five months ago, Michael Orlie could barely afford his family’s monthly health insurance premiums, debating at month’s end what he should pay first: the mortgage or the health care bill. Now, he needs a new socket for his prosthetic leg.…

Wednesday, Sep 20

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Wal-Mart says its stores aren't hiring for the holidays

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Wal-Mart said Wednesday that it won't be hiring additional staff for its stores this holiday shopping season. Online shopping has been shifting holiday jobs in recent years to retailers' fulfillment centers and to shipping companies like…

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5 things to know about the GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act

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Republican efforts in Congress to repeal and replace the federal Affordable Care Act are back from the dead. Again. While the chances for this last-ditch measure appear iffy, many GOP senators are rallying around a proposal by Sens.…

Tuesday, Sep 19

Dallas as the anti-Seattle? A pro-business climate may help Texas land Amazon's HQ2

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Cities around the country were thrilled after Amazon said it was searching for a second headquarters location, but the Seattle establishment was shaken. This “should serve as a wake-up call for the region,” the president of the Seattle…

Thursday, Sep 14

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Samsung puts down $300 million bet on autonomous car tech startups

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page Samsung Electronics Co. is upping its $8 billion bet on automotive technology, forming a separate business unit within Harman to house autonomous driving products and…

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Dallas County's uninsured rate higher than state average, Census says

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More North Texans have obtained health insurance coverage than ever before, but Dallas County still has higher rates of uninsured than the state average. In 2016, 19.6 percent -- or nearly 1 out of 5 of the 2.5 million residents of Dallas…

Tuesday, Sep 12

23

Pizza Hut in hot water after Florida manager threatens workers fleeing Irma

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Plano-based Pizza Hut is taking heat on social media after a manager at a franchised location in Florida warned workers about being absent during the last weekend's pounding by Hurricane Irma. The manager at a Jacksonville Pizza Hut…

Saturday, Sep 9

02

Airlines intervene to hold down fares as Irma approaches

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It's a fundamental concept of airline economics — the more full a flight is, the higher the fare gets for the remaining seats. And it's computers that typically make those adjustments. But what happens when those automated systems don't…

Friday, Aug 25

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Energy Transfer accuses Greenpeace, others of eco-terrorism toward its projects

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Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners is accusing Greenpeace International, Earth First! and other groups of inciting terrorist acts and vandalism to generate publicity and raise money for their causes while hampering the Dakota Access…

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Why hasn’t that Dallas-area grocery store near me reopened? We tell you why

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Grocery stores in prime Dallas-area neighborhoods usually don’t stay closed for long, so why have stores in Uptown, Lakewood, North Dallas and Lake Highlands sat unused for months? A dozen former…

Wednesday, Aug 23

13

Texas energy jobs and projects could start to flow again with renewed energy regulation panel

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WASHINGTON — A government-induced clog that's delayed billions of dollars in pipeline projects is about to get cleared. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission this month regained its voting quorum for the first time in half a year,…

Can CEOs be a moral compass for the polarized worlds in Austin and Washington?

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page President Donald Trump said he wasn’t putting anybody on a moral plane after the violence in Charlottesville, but corporate America sure is. Many top CEOs criticized…

Sunday, Aug 20

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From foreign buyers to 'Buy American,' these were the week's most popular business stories

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In a week when Confederate statue protests and counterprotests demanded the nation's attention, you managed to squeeze a few business news stories into your reading list. Here were the week's most popular Dallas-Fort Worth posts, based on…

Saturday, Aug 19

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Six things to know about tax-free shopping in Texas this weekend

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Texas' back-to-school inspired weekend of tax-free shopping is not just for parents of school-age children, but rules do apply. And don't worry about inviting your friends and family from Oklahoma and Louisiana to come shop. Those…

Tuesday, Aug 15

02

Harmful bacteria found in raw milk from North Texas dairy farm

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K-Bar Dairy, a North Texas distributor of raw milk, has issued a recall on its products over worries that it might contain traces of bacteria linked to fever, swelling and fatigue. The small family-operated dairy farm is located in Wise…

Monday, Aug 14

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Big check for Big Tex shirtmaker -- Fort Worth-based Dickies bought for $820 million

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Williamson- Dickie Mfg. Co., one of Fort Worth's oldest family-owned businesses, said Monday that it is being acquired by VF Corp. for $820 million in cash. VF is one of the largest U.S.-based apparel manufacturers with sales last year of …

Tuesday, Aug 8

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Have airlines learned a lesson after passenger dragging incident? Apparently so

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Following widespread outrage over a passenger who was violently dragged off an overbooked plane, U.S. airlines are bumping customers at the lowest rate in at least two decades. The Transportation Department said Tuesday that just one in…

Tuesday, Aug 1

Toyota bucks trend as most automakers suffer summer slump

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DETROIT -- U.S. sales of new cars and trucks showed declines in July as consumers pulled back on purchases and hoped for Labor Day deals. July was likely the seventh straight month of lower sales in a peaking market. Analysts have been…

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What happens to D-FW's health care jobs while Obamacare is unsettled?

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The Affordable Care Act is still the law of the land, yet the future of health care remains as uncertain as ever. Will more people lose coverage because the president — rooting for Obamacare to “implode” — pushes harder to cut off…

Friday, Jul 28

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Exxon Mobil second quarter profit doubles, but misses forecasts

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Exxon Mobil Corp. wrecked the oil industry's perfect streak of upside profit surprises as the biggest U.S. oil explorer disclosed second-quarter results that failed to live up to analyst forecasts. Chevron Corp., the second largest U.S.…

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Starbucks to close all Teavana locations

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The nation's top coffee seller is pulling out of the tea business with an announcement Thursday that it plans to close all 379 Teavana retail stores. There are at least seven locations in malls around North Texas, and workers in at least…

Thursday, Jul 27

02

Trump sees 'magificent decades' ahead for Foxconn's $10 billion project, but they won't be in Texas

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that's expected to initially create 3…

Wednesday, Jul 26

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Watch out for Mexico papayas: Salmonella outbreak that includes one death has Texas connection

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- U.S. health officials say consumers should avoid a variety of papaya from Mexico linked to a salmonella outbreak that has been blamed for the death of a person in New York City and for sickening 46 others in 12 states.…