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Thursday, Nov 29

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Southwest Airlines apologizes to Texas mom after ticket agent mocks child's alphabetical name

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An El Paso woman is upset after a Southwest Airlines gate agent made fun of her 5-year-old daughter's name as she was boarding a flight home in California. The agent at John Wayne Airport even posted an image of the girl's boarding pass on…

Wednesday, Nov 28

23

Albertsons in Grand Prairie and Tom Thumb in Irving to close

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Retailers are closing their unprofitable stores, and that includes grocers. Albertsons and Tom Thumb have recently been actively editing their fleet. So has Kroger, which has closed unprofitable stores while still opening new ones. On…

Friday, Nov 23

04

Thanksgiving Day's big hit: A $4.99 air fryer at JC Penney, as doorbusters rule the aisles

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Thanksgiving Day shoppers gave up part of their holiday for doorbusters that ranged from expensive ones like a $399.99 Canon camera at Kohl's to bargain-busters like a $4.99 Cooks air fryer at J.C.Penney. Even though doorbusters feature…

Wednesday, Nov 21

20

Amazon mistakenly exposes customer data on eve of major online shopping days

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Amazon.com Inc. said it mistakenly shared customer data with undisclosed parties, a privacy misstep by the world's biggest online retailer heading into its busiest time of year. The company on Wednesday emailed an undisclosed number of…

Monday, Nov 19

21

David's Bridal files for bankruptcy, insists brides shouldn't worry about wedding dresses

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David's Bridal Inc. is going to the courthouse, not the chapel. But it's working hard to keep customers from becoming runaway brides. The largest specialty bridal chain isn't planning to close stores or interrupt operations. But to the…

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones: 'If I had to sell the team tomorrow, I wouldn't accept anything less than $10 billion'

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Jerry Jones has the Dallas Cowboys to thank for the bulk of his $6 billion fortune after buying the team in 1989 for a then-record $150 million. While the National Football League franchise is worth considerably more today, Jones has made…

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With Amazon citing a talent gap in HQ2 decision, here's how Dallas compares as a tech magnet

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Dallas was a leading contender for Amazon's second headquarters but fell short against two metro powerhouses, New York City and Washington. With companies struggling to find workers, talent was the decisive factor in Amazon's decision —…

Thursday, Nov 15

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Dallas may have lost Amazon, but downtown was still a big winner

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Toyota went to Plano. State Farm Insurance landed 10,000 jobs in Richardson. And the financial giant Charles Schwab is still building its new regional office campus in Westlake. But when Amazon shopped North Texas for its HQ2 site, it wasn…

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Macy's Black Friday deals: A dozen freebies, deep discounts on bedding and shoes

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Macy's Black Friday deals include a dozen doorbuster items -- all free after mail-in rebate -- small kitchen appliances, clothing, accessories and furniture. The ad also contains two savings pass coupons for online and in-store shoppers:…

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JC Penney's sales drop 5.4 percent while new CEO and CFO say they need more time to assess the business

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This story is breaking and will be updated after a conference call to review Penney's results at 7:30 a.m.. J.C. Penney's new CEO Jill Soltau, only on the job for a month, said she knows it's time for "quick action," but is encouraged with…

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Safety hearing reveals new details on cracked fan blade blamed in fatal Southwest accident in April

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Airline inspectors have identified 16 engine fan blades with similar signs of cracking blamed in the April Southwest Airlines accident that left one passenger dead after a blade broke off and damaged the aircraft, according to testimony…

Wednesday, Nov 14

14

Routine creek inspection leads to Ice Age find at DFW Airport

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It was a typical Friday at DFW International Airport for environmental analysts Roger Duval and Brandon Burks as they trudged along a creek on the west side of the airfield earlier this month. The two were making a routine visit to monitor…

Monday, Nov 12

23

Southwest, American pilots unions question 737 Max documentation after Indonesia crash

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Two U.S. pilots' unions say the potential risks of a safety feature on Boeing Co.'s 737 Max aircraft that has been linked to a deadly crash in Indonesia weren't sufficiently spelled out in their manuals or training. Boeing and the Federal…

Thursday, Nov 8

01

Southwest, American airlines alert pilots about 737 sensor issue cited in fatal Indonesia crash

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U.S. airlines are reiterating guidance to their pilots Wednesday regarding how to respond to a potential sensor failure that's been targeted in the investigation of the crash of a Boeing 737 Max aircraft in Indonesia last week that left…

Wednesday, Nov 7

18

Boeing warns airlines about false sensor readings after 737 Max crash in Indonesia

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U.S. aviation regulators plan to order airlines to follow Boeing Co.'s advisory on how pilots should handle false readings from a plane sensor that authorities linked to last week's deadly 737 Max jet crash off the coast of Indonesia. The…

Saturday, Nov 3

13

This week in Amazon-o-mania: All the data in the universe won't be enough to settle on HQ2

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has shed a little light on how he's deciding where to put HQ2. In addition to analytical number crunching, a layer of old-fashioned gut instinct will be part of the e-commerce giant's decision to invest $5 billion in…

Friday, Nov 2

01

American Airlines overserved drunk passenger who raped woman on 2017 flight, lawsuit says

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A woman who said she was sexually assaulted by another passenger onboard an overnight American Airlines flight last year has sued the carrier in federal court. The complaint, filed Wednesday by Colorado resident Aubrey Lane, alleges…

Thursday, Nov 1

17

AT&T-owned HBO, Cinemax blacked out for Dish customers in contract dispute

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AT&T Inc.'s HBO and Cinemax programs were pulled from Dish Network Corp.'s satellite-TV service after the two companies failed to reach a new distribution agreement. It is the first time in HBO's 40-year history that programming has been…

Tuesday, Oct 30

15

Dallas-area home prices grew by less than 5 percent in latest national comparison

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Dallas-area home prices grew by less than 5 percent in the latest nationwide comparison. It was the first time in almost six years Dallas-area home appreciation has been at such a low level in the closely-watched Standard & Poor's/Case…

Sunday, Oct 28

13

US-China trade worries force Lennox International, others to move supply chains around globe

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With earnings season underway, analysts are eager to hear from company executives about how an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China is impacting their businesses. A common theme is that they are ready to relocate supply chains…

Thursday, Oct 25

19

Emails show former CEO Rex Tillerson knew Exxon was lying to investors, lawsuit alleges

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New York's climate suit against Exxon Mobil Corp. revealed a cache of emails the state claims show the oil giant has been lying to investors for years. The accusation made Wednesday by state Attorney General Barbara Underwood focuses on…

Wednesday, Oct 24

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Exxon cries foul as New York files suit accusing Irving company of deceiving investors about climate change

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Editor's note: Updated at 4:50 p.m. with Exxon's reaction. Irving-based Exxon Mobil misled investors for years about the company's financial risks from climate change regulations and the changing demand for fossil fuels, according to a…

Tuesday, Oct 23

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Groping suspect arrested after Southwest flight tells FBI: Trump 'says it's OK to grab women'

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A Florida man accused of groping a woman on a Southwest Airlines flight from Texas invoked President Donald Trump's comments about women after authorities arrested him on a federal sexual assault charge. FBI agents arrested Bruce Michael…

Saturday, Oct 20

03

This week in Amazon-o-mania: When Amazon picks HQ2, it's also making an urban vs. suburban choice

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Soon, when Amazon discloses its HQ2 pick, it's going to be making another kind of geographic decision. In addition to picking one of 20 locations it selected in January as finalists, it will be making a suburban vs. urban choice. Dallas…

Thursday, Oct 18

14

New lounges at DFW Airport cater to all types of fliers

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Travelers flying out of DFW International Airport's Terminal D this month will have a new lounge to grab a drink or bite to eat at — no airline status required. Airport Lounge Development opened a new, larger version of its The Club…

Tuesday, Oct 16

07

AT&T restores internet service to Dallas-area customers hours after lightning damaged Richardson facility

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Update at 11 p.m. Monday: An AT&T spokesperson told Dallas news outlets that internet customers in North Texas who had lost access to their service had it restored around 10:30 p.m.. CBSDFW's Tami Carr quoted a statement that said: "Our…

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Paul Allen, Microsoft's co-founder and sports team owner, dies at 65

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Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft Corp. with fellow billionaire Bill Gates and used the fortune he made from the iconic technology company to invest in professional sports teams, cable TV and real estate, has died. He was 65. Allen died…

Thursday, Oct 11

23

Wall Street stumbles for sixth straight day as investors worry about interest rate, trade tensions

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Wall Street tumbled again Thursday, as choppy trading gave way to broad-based stock declines late in the afternoon. Investors are contending with multiple concerns, including rising borrowing costs that could dampen economic growth and…

Wednesday, Oct 10

18

Emotional-support squirrel's owner flips the bird as delayed flight's other passengers cheer her removal

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A flight from Florida to Ohio was delayed nearly two hours on Tuesday after a woman tried to fly with her emotional-support squirrel. The Frontier Airlines flight, which left nearly two hours later than scheduled, was heading from Orlando…

Monday, Oct 8

21

Walmart to create original TV programming with MGM for its Vudu video-streaming service

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Welcome to Walmart TV. The world's biggest retailer has partnered with MGM to create original programs that will air exclusively on Walmart's Vudu video-streaming service. The shows, based on franchises from MGM's film and TV catalog, will…