As Panthers and Broncos fans cheer on their teams, several local businesses cheer as well for a different reason — a big weekend bump in sales.
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WASHINGTON — Representatives of the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations on Thursday formally signed a sweeping free trade agreement reached last fall, setting in motion what is expected to be a hard battle for approval in national legislatures, none more contentious than in the U.S.
WASHINGTON - In mid-2015, when the Environmental Protection Agency released its Clean Power Plan, it made a prediction of sorts. Under the new policy to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the electricity sector, the EPA said, coal use would decline and the use of natural gas and renewables would increase. The result, by the year 2030, would be a country in which coal, once the leading source of U.S. power, would only provide “about 27 percent of the projected generation,” with “natural gas providing about 33 percent.”
DALLAS — J.C. Penney is pursuing a possible sale and partial leaseback of its headquarters building in suburban Dallas as it tries to reduce debt and cut expenses.
A study released Wednesday says that the rate at which uninsured Texas workers gained health coverage in 2014 was half the rate of other states.
Continental Automotive Systems Inc. is recalling potentially faulty air bag control units that were installed in up to 5 million vehicles worldwide.
LOS ANGELES — Who was the least valuable player in last year’s Super Bowl? Viewers might say it was the tousle-haired young boy in the Nationwide Insurance spot, talking about all the cool things he missed because he was killed in a household accident.
FORT WORTH — Anyone interested in the cannabis industry is welcome to the Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo in Fort Worth this month.
WASHINGTON — Hiring by U.S. businesses slowed in January, but private-sector job growth remained solid in a sign the labor market has been able to withstand the recent financial market turmoil, according to a report released Wednesday by payroll firm Automatic Data Processing.
Toyota’s Scion brand is going the way of Oldsmobile, Mercury and Tucker.