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Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 12:41 PM CDT

Worsening Drought Conditions in Parts of US Stressing Crops

Worsening Drought Conditions in Parts of US Stressing Crops

Drought conditions are getting worse in several states, and extreme heat and weeks with little rain have begun to stress corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock in some areas.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 09:47 PM CDT

GE to Cut 575 Jobs at Penn. Plant, Move Work to Texas

GE to Cut 575 Jobs at Penn. Plant, Move Work to Texas

GE Transportation plans to end most locomotive production at its century-old plant in northwestern Pennsylvania, eliminating about 575 jobs.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 11:49 AM CDT

A Journey Through 100 years of Ford Trucks

A Journey Through 100 years of Ford Trucks

The first Ford truck made its debut 100 years ago. The Model TT was made by Henry Ford at the request of his customers who wanted a utility vehicle that could haul heavier loads for work.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 09:19 AM CDT

Jeff Bezos Is the World’s Richest Man

Jeff Bezos Is the World’s Richest Man

Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, with a fortune of over $90 billion, CNBC reported. According to Forbes and Bloomberg, the Amazon CEO had a net worth of over $89 billion as of the close of markets...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM CDT

Southwest Reports Strong Revenue in 2Q

Southwest Reports Strong Revenue in 2Q

Customers seeking out low airfares gave Southwest a strong revenue boost in its second quarter, helping the airline to beat Wall Street's expectations.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 02:32 PM CDT

Coke Zero Is Getting a New Recipe, New Name

Coke Zero Is Getting a New Recipe, New Name

The new name is intended to make clearer that the drink has no sugar, and a new recipe is intended to make the drink taste more like regular Coke. The company isn't specifying what it's changing aside from...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 02:26 PM CDT

Now Hiring at Amazon: Thousands of People in 1 Day

Now Hiring at Amazon: Thousands of People in 1 Day

Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S. Those offered jobs on the spot will pack or sort boxes and...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 10:22 AM CDT

DFW Tech Visionary Anousheh Ansari's Next Big Move

DFW Tech Visionary Anousheh Ansari's Next Big Move

North Texas technology visionary, Anousheh Ansari, is making headlines again. Her company, Richardson-based Prodea Systems, announced Wednesday that it is acquiring Silicon Valley-based Arrayent Inc., creating...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:49 PM CDT

D/FW Maintenance Crews Picket AA Wednesday

D/FW Maintenance Crews Picket AA Wednesday

Unionized ground workers upset over contract negotiations with American Airlines formed a picket line Wednesday at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 06:22 PM CDT

Trump Announces $10B Foxconn Plant in Wisconsin

Trump Announces $10B Foxconn Plant in Wisconsin

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that's expected to initially create 3,000 jobs, the largest economic development project in...

 
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