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Parkland Hospital’s chief financial officer is leaving. John Dragovits says he has a new job: president and chief financial officer of a healthcare information technology company in Dallas.

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A hotel near DFW Airport is shut down after a case of Legionnaire’s Disease. It’s a bacteria-caused illness with symptoms similar to pneumonia.

The celebration was boisterous but bittersweet, on the last day of DFW Airport’s Welcome Home A Hero program. KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports that after eight years, the program is ending because fewer troops are returning to the states for some R&R.

Hundreds of protesting American Airlines workers marched to sway the public in the battle over their jobs and benefits. Bankrupt American Airlines says it must severely slash workers and pensions to successfully emerge from Chapter 11. KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports union members don’t buy it.

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Today, American Airlines and union workers will discuss changes that must occur so the carrier can successfully emerge from bankruptcy. KERA’s Bill Zeeble reports pensions could be a prime target.

American Airlines employees find out this week how the airlines’ bankruptcy will affect them. KERA’s BJ Austin says airline executives meet with union leaders on Wednesday.

Testimony continues at a court hearing in Washington on whether legislative maps drawn by the Texas Legislature violate the federal Voting Rights Act.

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Dallas, TX – DFW Airport Board members will wait at least another week to get additional details of American Airlines' bankruptcy, and how that might affect the airport's finances. KERA's BJ Austin says the discussion at Thursday's Airport Board meeting was sketchy.

Dallas, TX – Three million Texans will be traveling for Thanksgiving this week. KERA's BJ Austin says North Texans with plane tickets will have to navigate construction inside and outside of the two major airports.

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