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January 22, 2022
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AT&T Pulls Out of Acquisition Deal Dallas based telecom giant AT&T has pulled the plug on its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Bill Zeeble has more on how this might affect consumers.
Roundup: Eagle Could Lay Off Workers American Eagle, the regional airline affiliate of American Airlines, may furlough more than 220 Texas-based pilots and flight attendants in February to cut costs under bankruptcy protection.
SMU Experts Look At AMR The North Texas economy will take a hit from AMR's bankruptcy, even if it's not evident yet. That's according to Southern Methodist University business experts. KERA's Bill Zeeble has more on the school's annual economic review.
Roundup: Texas Sales Tax Revenue Grows State sales tax revenue was up 12.2 percent last month in Texas.That's compared to receipts from the previous November. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced the figures Wednesday.
Exide Opponents Turn Up Heat On Frisco Council Citizens who want the Exide lead battery plant out of Frisco are turning up the heat on city officials. KERA's Shelley Kofler reports on demands they presented to the city council last night.
Roundup: Dallas Main Post Office On UPS Hit List The Main Post Office in Dallas, I-30 at Sylvan, is targeted for closure by the Postal Service. Officials said today they will move quickly to shut down more than 250 mail processing centers nationwide, to save three billion dollars.
DFW Airport Ponders Impact Of AA Bankruptcy 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.
AMR, American Airlines Parent, Files For Bankruptcy Even though American Airlines' parent, AMR, filed for bankruptcy Tuesday, passengers may see no changes in the carrier's operations.
Roundup: Extended Benefits For Unemployed Texans Texas is announcing six more weeks of unemployment benefits for jobless Texans who have exhausted their claims
Dallas To Cut Ribbon On New Convention Hotel The Omni Convention Center Hotel opens in downtown Dallas Friday. There are high hopes for the 500 million dollar, city-owned hotel because if it falters, taxpayers pick up the tab. KERA's BJ Austin reports.

Texas Unemployment Stuck at 8.5% Texas added more than 15,000 jobs in September but unemployment is still higher than a year ago. KERA's Shelley Kofler has more on why.
Roundup: Texas Refineries May Get Back $135M Three commissioners appointed by Gov. Rick Perry may grant some of the nation's largest refineries a tax refund of more than $135 million, and that has schools and governments worried.
Roundup: AMR Moves Closer To Eagle Spinoff The parent of American Airlines is one step closer to spinning off American Eagle as a separate company.
Roundup: Perry Sounds Optimistic Tone On Economy Gov. Rick Perry is calling the nation's economic turmoil a national nightmare. But he's also saying the country's brightest days are ahead.
Texas Ag Commissioner: 'Pray for Rain' Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples says farmers and ranchers in the state have been devastated by one of the worst droughts ever - and it's not over.
ERCOT Works To Avoid Power Outages As extreme heat produces extreme electricity use, operators of this region's energy grid are taking steps to avoid rolling power outages.
Dallas Gas Drilling Task Force Hears From Citizens The Dallas Gas Drilling Task Force heard from citizens last night about their concerns as the city decides how or whether to issue gas drilling permits.
EPA Targets Air Pollution From Gas Drilling The federal government says the natural gas industry will have to do more to prevent air pollution. The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new set of proposed rules to clamp down on the release of harmful gases, particularly around drill sites that use hydraulic fracturing.
Exxon Mobil Earns Billions Exxon Mobil says 2nd quarter profits soared $10.7 billion, coming close to its all time record.
Better Business Bureau Warns Of AC Scammers In this heat wave, the Dallas Better Business Bureau is warning customers to beware of air-conditioning service scams and bad service. The bureau advises "choose carefully."