A popular Denton festival will not take flight in 2017. The Denton Air Show has been placed on hiatus beginning this year. The Denton Air Fair Committee had outstanding bills for conducting the 2016 air show, according to internal memos obtained through an open records request.
Brenda Davis, age 60, lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Her husband is 65, retired and on Medicare. But for Brenda, who is self-employed, her only option is Obamacare. Brenda earns too much to get an Obamacare subsidy.
Denton’s home to a load of garbage. And the landfill that garbage fills at ECO-W.E.R.C.S. Resource Recovery Park is no joke. Processing nearly 8,100 tons of waste from more than 29,000 homes in 2016, according to its website, the city’s solid waste and recycling department is just one local group to double down on environmental friendliness and capitalize on renewable resources.
I can’t tell you how often we come across this scenario: A client comes to us with their marketing in tatters (or dormant, on fire or nonexistent). They need help badly because their marketing has fallen into neglect (or into a black hole). So we patch ’em up and give them a fancy new website, an awesome brochure or a strategy for future marketing.
The health of Texas women directly impacts the welfare of our state. Healthy women create a positive ripple effect for their families and communities. But in Texas, 2.2 million women and girls have no health insurance.
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush will be the featured speaker during the Denton County Days luncheon March 1 in Austin.
ATLANTA — They are the stuff of legend, wielded by hit men and by James Bond. For decades, buying a silencer for a firearm has been as difficult as buying a machine gun, requiring a background check that can take close to a year.
In the age of the word processor, most contracts are assembled from forms or using a contract one of the parties has used before. Very often at the end of these previous agreements or forms, some boilerplate provisions are included. Sometimes these provisions are a good fit for the new agreement and other times they are not.
You’re ready to file your taxes — except for one thing: You’re still awaiting an IRS Form W-2 from an employer. Each January, companies issue W-2s to inform workers, and Uncle Sam, of the amount of money the worker made during the previous year and how much in income, Social Security and Medicare taxes was withheld. If you file without all of your W-2s, it could delay processing of your return — and the arrival of any refund.
WASHINGTON — In the first major congressional attempt to address the advent of self-driving cars, two senators said this week they’re launching a bipartisan effort to help to speed up the deployment of the vehicles on the nation’s roads.
Today’s investment world is cluttered and noisy. Investors looking to put their hard-earned savings to work can be overwhelmed by buzzwords and jargon. They need clarity. It helps to begin by asking a simple question: What investing approach has achieved the best results in the long run?
From a banana manager to a robot stocking pallets of dry goods, the WinCo Foods Distribution Center is up and running. Most of the shelving inside the 800,000-square-foot center at 300 S. Western Blvd. in west Denton is still empty as the company begins to ship out certain types of products to local stores today.
It was one of those days. She got up at 5 a.m. to bake cookies for her son’s class event at school. The cookies burned. She threw on some clothes and rushed to Kroger, grabbed bakery cookies to replace the trashed homemade batch, paid and hurried back home. The household was in a tizzy, everyone scrambling to get ready for work and school.
DALLAS — American Airlines flight attendants plan to picket the carrier’s Fort Worth headquarters and several airports around the country Tuesday over what the union is calling “broken promises” to its members.
WASHINGTON (TNS) — Through years of acrimony over Obamacare coverage for the poor and other individuals lacking health policies, one kind of insurance has remained steady, widespread and relatively affordable.
Smart economists never predict the stock market. Our theory tells us it’s impossible. Leaving aside inside information, everyone already knows what we know and has traded on this old news and moved stock prices accordingly.
SAN FRANCISCO — Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a budding robotics startup to acquire more expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021.
LOS ANGELES (TNS) — Kids don’t use email anymore. Facebook is for Mom and Dad. And Yik Yak is so 2015. When it comes to communication in 2017, Snapchat is where it’s at.
MINNEAPOLIS (TNS) — New federal regulations mark the first serious attempt in at least 20 years to tackle what many have called the systematic overuse of antibiotics in healthy farm animals.
NEW YORK — Stay in business for yourself or go back to working for someone else? That’s the choice some small business owners and freelancers are worried they may have to make, depending on what changes Congress makes in the health care law.
My grandmother, Bessie Cohen, loved Johnny Carson. She lived for Ed McMahon’s nightly scream, “Heeeeere’s Johnny.” When Carson retired, I knew Mom-Mom, who was 92, would take it hard. Sure enough, she passed within a week.
WASHINGTON — Even before George Jetson entranced kids with his cartoon flying car, people dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion. Inventors and entrepreneurs have long tried and failed to make the dream a reality, but that may be changing.
This is (almost) my last column. It marks 40 years of deadlines, 36 in national syndication. That’s more than 5,000 columns and more than 3.5 million words. It’s the equivalent of 44 books, or six tomes the size of War and Peace.
NEW YORK — Small businesses are hoping to see some high-profile regulations imposed by President Barack Obama’s administration scrapped now that Donald Trump is president, with rules affecting overtime, sick leave and the environment among those that may be taken off the books.