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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

10

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

15

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

21

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

18

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.…

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AT&T's online streaming service DirecTV Now reaches nearly half a million subscribers

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About seven months after its launch, AT&T's online streaming service DirecTV Now has almost half a million subscribers. The Dallas telecom giant released the latest DirecTV Now figures during its second-quarter earnings call Tuesday. The…

Wednesday, Jul 19

02

Passenger-dragging case fails to pull down United Airlines' profit

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On Tuesday, the carrier released its first financial statement that included the period after security officers forcibly removed a 69-year-old passenger, Dr. David Dao, from a plane. The incident left him bloodied and disheveled and left…

Saturday, Jul 15

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Far North Dallas resident has county's first case of West Nile virus this year

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A Far North Dallas resident was diagnosed with Dallas County's first case of West Nile virus this year, health officials say. The patient, who lives in the 75248 ZIP code, was diagnosed with West Nile neuroinvasive disease, the more…

Monday, Jul 10

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Dallas-based ClubCorp agrees to be bought by private equity giant for $1.1 billion

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Dallas-based ClubCorp Holdings Inc., owner and operator of more than 200 golf, business and sports clubs, agreed Sunday to be bought by a private equity firm for $1.1 billion in an all-cash transaction. Apollo Global Management LLC will…

Tuesday, Jun 27

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Why are Dallas builders pushing Trump for immigration reform? Your home price depends on it

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page For years, North Texas’ builders have lamented a dire construction labor shortage, blaming it for project delays and adding to already surging home prices. Industry…

Friday, Jun 23

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How the D-FW grocery market looks before Amazon puts Whole Foods on the doorstep

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page The grocery business is bracing for a tsunami. And this one could be as forceful as the early 2000s, when Wal-Mart scaled an established industry to become the…

Thursday, Jun 22

02

Senators say AT&T merger will lead to 'higher prices, fewer choices'

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page A group of senators sent a letter Wednesday to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, highlighting their objections to Dallas-based telecom giant AT&T's proposed…

Wednesday, Jun 21

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Former Energy chief says Rick Perry's view on climate and CO2 'flies in the face of science'

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Perry created a stir this week when he said in a TV interview that it's "inappropriate" to treat those who don't believe the science on climate change is settled as if they are Neanderthals. Asked Monday on CNBC if he believes carbon…

Tuesday, Jun 20

09

President Trump talks with tech CEOs to make 'sweeping changes' in government's digital capabilities

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WASHINGTON -- The White House on Monday urged technology CEOs to pitch in on President Donald Trump's effort to modernize government. "Our goal is to lead a sweeping transformation of the federal government's technology that will deliver…

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Boeing talks big at unveiling of new Max 10: 'I can understand how our competition is upset'

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Boeing Co. received more than three dozen pledges to buy the planned Max 10 on the first day of the Paris Air Show, as the U.S. company stretches its 737 workhorse to challenge Airbus SE's sales lead for the largest single-aisle airliners.…

Wednesday, Jun 14

05

Carrollton woman dies after being rushed off American Airlines flight on stretcher

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A Carrollton woman who had a medical emergency on an American Airlines flight died Monday afternoon shortly after she was rushed off the plane on a stretcher. Theresa Hines(Facebook). Theresa Hines. (Facebook). As Flight 2423 was preparing…

Monday, Jun 12

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What the Obamacare overhaul could mean for Texas' terrible maternal mortality rate

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WASHINGTON — Texas officials were already investigating why an alarming number of Lone Star women are dying from pregnancy-related complications when a study last year ranked the state’s maternal mortality rate as the nation’s worst.…

Monday, Jun 5

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How much can severing economic ties hurt a nation? Qatar's $335 billion empire is about to find out

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The windfall from being the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas has allowed Qatar to amass about $335 billion of investments around the world through its sovereign wealth fund. Now, a diplomatic spat with neighboring…

Saturday, Jun 3

06

Texas’ new oil boom

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After a long, deep slump in oil prices, OPEC is trying to lower supply and keep prices from sinking again. But new technology and the low break-even price in the Permian Basin and other shale formations have offset some OPEC cutbacks. The…

Friday, Jun 2

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N.Y. Attorney General says Exxon misled investors on climate change impact

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Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page New York's top cop told a judge that his investigation into Exxon Mobil Corp.'s public statements about climate change uncovered "significant evidence" the oil giant…

Saturday, May 27

04

Man jumps off American Airlines jet onto tarmac after trying to bite flight attendant, authorities say

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A passenger on an American Airlines flight about to take off Thursday jumped onto the tarmac after trying to bite a flight attendant, authorities say. Tun Lon Sein(Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office). Tun Lon Sein. (Mecklenburg County…

Thursday, May 25

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg offers uplifting message to Harvard grads: Robots are taking your jobs

Mark Zuckerberg finally has his Harvard degree. The Facebook CEO and famous college dropout left the Ivy League university 12 years ago to found the social network, but he returned Thursday to pick up a honorary doctor of laws degree and…

Thursday, May 11

07

Dakota Access pipeline leaked oil in April; Dallas-based ETP says it was contained

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BISMARCK, N.D. -- The Dakota Access pipeline leaked 84 gallons of oil in South Dakota early last month, which an American Indian tribe says bolsters its argument that the pipeline jeopardizes its water supply and deserves further…

Thursday, May 4

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California family forced off Delta flight for not giving up toddler's seat

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A California family says they were forced off a Delta plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their children's seats on a crowded flight. A video of the April 23 incident was uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday and…