Dallas-Fort Worth apartment renters this year are getting slammed with record rent increases.
NEW YORK — In a world flush with free information, some young people are still willing to shell out for news they read.
It was with great pride and satisfaction that I officially passed the gavel. My year as chair of the board of the Texas Travel Industry Association recently concluded at the annual Texas Travel Summit.
SAINT JULIEN-DE-LAMPON, France — It isn’t easy to find this place on a map.
CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s highest court upheld a record $236 million judgment Friday against Exxon Mobil for its use of a gasoline additive that contaminated groundwater in the state.
I open my column today with a quote from history.com: “Bavarian Crown Prince Louis, later King Louis I of Bavaria, marries Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The Bavarian royalty invited the citizens of Munich to attend the festivities, held on the fields in front of the city gates.”
The good ship USA, as measured by the Barrel Standard, is doing nicely, thank you very much.
TRENTON, N.J. — Sticker-shocked patients increasingly wonder why prices for prescription drugs continue to rise in the U.S.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California regulators on Friday restored ambitious rules to cut transportation fuel emissions 10 percent within five years, a decision that gives Gov. Jerry Brown a boost for his climate change agenda.
If you’ve driven around Old Town Lewisville in recent months, you may wonder what’s happening where the abandoned Piggly Wiggly once stood at 225 S. Charles St.
Flooding in the spring slowed construction on a new drive-in theater complex in Lewisville, but it also paved the way for an added benefit.
Something wonderful about being Original Independent Denton is that our original, independent ideals, interests and expressions often occur simultaneously.
Question: My parents have had to sell their home and move to an assisted-living facility. We will need to use the money from that sale to help pay their monthly rent. They were able to net about $425,000 from the sale, and they will need to withdraw about $3,000 per month to help pay for assisted living. Where would you suggest putting the $425,000 so it is safe and also can continue to grow and last as long as possible?
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that Volkswagen intentionally skirted clean air laws by using a piece of software that enabled about 500,000 of its diesel cars to emit fewer smog-causing pollutants during testing than in real-world driving conditions.
Late on a Thursday night, about 50 people held synchronized poses under the Christmas lights on the Denton Square. The Courthouse on the Square lawn is just one of 10 locations where the Karma Yoga group gathers for classes. Whether it’s local breweries, banks, clothing stores, bars or a random outdoor location, Karma finds a way to make each space its own personal studio.
BOSTON — The daily fantasy sports industry is eyeing a breakout season as NFL games begin.
When she was a young teen, I remember my daughter coming home from school one day in a T-shirt with the word ANARCHY in large letters across the front of it. “Take that shirt off!” I demanded immediately. “Where did you get it and why would you wear such a thing!”
Let’s make a scary assumption: You ran for office and won. You are a new member of Congress. Now you have the truly scary task of talking to constituents about things like Social Security and Medicare.
As the Chinese government continues to take steps to stabilize its economy, U.S. companies that do business there are left to wonder what will come next.
Allow me to introduce the Hedonic Tilt. That’s a formal title for what most of us want to do in retirement. We want to spend more now while we can enjoy it. And we’ll cope with spending less later, when our ability to enjoy spending may have gone by.
WASHINGTON — The slogans are familiar: “The Incredible Edible Egg,” “Pork: The Other White Meat,” and “Got Milk?”
NEW YORK — China’s economic problems have been a windfall for some U.S. small businesses — and pose a threat to others.
Two weeks ago, Livability.com named Denton No. 5 on the list of the top 10 college towns in the United States, and my column opened like this: “Word: Dentoning. Definition: Exploring the shops, restaurants, music venues and cultural attractions in Denton, TX. This is Livability.com’s summarized definition of Dentoning, a word now common in Denton culture coined by Dentonite Scott Campbell.”
Economist Lacy Hunt thinks long-term Treasury bonds are a buy.
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. — With their appealing slides and wave pools, splashing around at waterparks is an increasingly popular way to spend a summer day. But the shallow waters belie hazards that experts say visitors who are focused on the fun may be underestimating.
LOS ANGELES — The fabled Goodyear blimp is retiring.
It’s been several months since North Texas beer drinkers have heard from Armadillo Ale Works.
The Discover Denton Welcome Center is coming soon and is big on the minds of Denton residents these days. Whenever we are out and about, Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau staff are accustomed now to fielding questions about it: When? Where? What? Who?
COLLEGE STATION — The Prius my wife and I bought in 2003 is going to college. Its residency on the Texas A&M campus begins today.