A new law goes into effect on Sunday prohibiting Texans under the age of eighteen from tanning. Salons oppose the new legislation, and one scientific advisors says, “If you’re going to tell people sunshine is bad for them, you may as well tell them air is harmful.”
Construction is underway on a new wind farm at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pantex Plant near Amarillo. When completed the plant will be the largest federally owned wind farm in the U.S.
While Houston boasts the nation’s leading export market and one particularly pesky debt collection agency incurs its own $3.2 million fine.
The city of West filed a lawsuit against the fertilizer plant that exploded there in April, Neiman Marcus plans to go public, Rick Santorum’s Christian movie career, and more.
The Houston-based says it has dismissed George Zimmer, its founder and executive chairman. The company didn't give a reason for the abrupt firing of Zimmer, who built Men's Wearhouse from one small Texas store using a cigar box as a cash register to a men's retail empire.
Gannett Company bought Belo Corporation, the Dallas-based television media company, for $1.5 billion. This makes Gannett the third-largest local station owners in America, behind CBS and News Corp.
The convenience store chain, which has its U.S. headquarters in Dallas, plans to double the number of North American locations.
Plus Apple will open a Texas factory, and NASA has selected an Austin company to develop a 3-D printer that can produce food for astronauts.
Texas is likely to become a top state for unmanned drone aircraft production in the next two decades, according to a new analysis by Fortune.
South Texas inches closer to becoming the home of the world’s first “commercial Cape Canaveral” after legislators pushed forward a bill that helps clear the way for construction of a spaceport on the Gulf Coast.
Scenes for Transformers 4 will be filmed in Central Texas, bringing millions to the local economy.
Did you know lawmakers killed the state lottery this week? But no need to rush out and buy a roll of scratch-offs; legislators reconvened and approved a measure to keep the Texas Lottery Commission another decade.
Houston has some of highest funeral costs, Tesla Motors wants to sell electric cars directly to customers, J.C. Penney’s embattled CEO was fired, and more.
Could new legislation make cable more appealing than satellite television?
Some think the state should lessen its 14 percent tax on mixed drinks for bars that present live music more than four times a week.