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Texas Business Report: Cuban’s Insider Trading Crisis

Oct 4, 2013 By Rob Heidrick

Cuban Confidential Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank panelist Mark Cuban is back in court this week to defend himself against a federal insider-trading lawsuit that has spanned nearly a decade. The Securities and Exchange Commission claims Cuban “broke a promise of confidentiality and traded on private information that gave him an advantage…

Texas Business Report: Gannet Got It Good

Sep 27, 2013 By Rob Heidrick

The Love Belo Shareholders of Dallas-based TV broadcasting company Belo Corp. voted this week to approve the company’s sale to Gannett in a deal worth $1.5 billion. If the deal closes by the end of the year as expected, Gannett will be one of the nation’s largest TV-station owners,…

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Texas Business Report: Tan Ban Begins

Aug 30, 2013 By Rob Heidrick

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.”

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Texas Business Report: Now Boarding For Mars

May 10, 2013 By Rob Heidrick

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.