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.
June 14, 2013 | by Rob Heidrick | Business
America’s leading death-care provider, based in Houston, charges 42% more for its traditional funeral services; Torchy’s taco is suing the Texas Taco Company; bags might not fly free at Southwest; and more.
October 25, 2013 | by Rob Heidrick | Business
Home prices in Houston and Dallas are “up more than at any time since the oil boom of the 1980s.” And with every rise…
October 11, 2013 | by Rob Heidrick | Business
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.”
August 30, 2013 | by Rob Heidrick | Business
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.
August 16, 2013 | by Rob Heidrick | Business