Business

Business
2:17 am
Tue June 5, 2012

DART Considers Fare Hikes

Dallas Area Rapid Transit is proposing fare hikes for most riders, to cover additional services. The public will have a chance to chime in on the changes over the next few week. But it’s no surprise many dislike them.

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Business
1:23 am
Thu April 26, 2012

Dallas Philanthropist Kern Wildenthal Forced To Resign

Doctor Kern Wildenthal

In the aftermath of Kern Wildenthal’s resignation as special assistant to UT Southwestern Medical Center’s president, the school says it will immediately strengthen audit functions.

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Education
6:42 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

Dallas Considers Uplift Bonds

Some Dallas teachers and city council members are challenging a plan to create a city-sponsored non-profit that would help a charter school. KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports on questions city leaders want answered about Uplift Education.

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Business
4:21 pm
Mon December 19, 2011

AT&T Drops Bid To Purchase T-Mobile USA

This June 2, 2010, file photo shows the AT&T logo in Washington, D.C.
Etienne Franchi AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon December 19, 2011 4:27 pm

After the federal regulators raised questions about AT&T's bid to buy T-Mobile USA, the telecommunications company said it was scrapping its $39 billion bid. The merger would have made AT&T the largest wireless carrier in the United States.

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Business/Economy
12:00 am
Mon December 19, 2011

AT&T Pulls Out of Acquisition Deal

Etienne Franchi AFP/Getty Images

Dallas-based telecom giant AT&T has pulled the plug on its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA, the company said Monday.  

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Daily Roundup
4:30 am
Tue December 13, 2011

New Disclosure Rules Set For 'Fracking'

The Texas Railroad Commission has adopted the rules for disclosing what's in fracking fluid used in natural gas drilling.

Commission Chair Elizabeth Ames Jones says Tuesday's rules put into action the frac fluid disclosure bill passed during the last Legislative Session. She says it should reassure Texans.

Jones: They'll know more of what is going in the ground than they are able to find out is in a can of soda that they're drinking.

The list of fracking chemicals will be required on wells granted permits after February first.

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Business/Economy
8:22 pm
Wed November 16, 2011

Former Mayor Bartlett Says Banks Reducing Foreclosures

Former Dallas Mayor Steve Bartlett

Dallas, TX – If you're facing foreclosure you're more likely to get help from a bank than a federal loan program. That's according to former Dallas Mayor Steve Bartlett who now heads a private bankers group working to keep homes out of foreclosure. KERA's Jacqueline Fellows reports.

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