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    North Texas businesses among wave of non-credible bomb threats across country
    Businesses across North Texas have received bomb threats today believed to be part of the wave of threats hitting the U.S. The local bomb threats have been deemed "not credible," according to a report from the Dallas Morning News. The Morning News also said that the widespread threats appear to be part of a hoax tied to a bitcoin email scam. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is reporting that police say Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Southlake, Irving, Grand Prairie, Coppell and Lewisville have all?


    Dallas among top four cities looking to hire for tech in 2019, report says
    North Texas is in a hiring mood when it comes to tech. The Dallas-Fort Worth area ranked No. 4 among U.S. cities based on the percentage of local technology managers expecting to hire more people in the first half of 2019, according to research by Robert Half Technology (NYSE: RHI), which provides staffing services. Three-fourths of the local leaders were looking to expand their teams in the region, which tied with Chicago while trailing Houston, Charlotte and Phoenix. The top skills in demand?


    Plano hotel renovator gets private equity boost
    The hotel industry has attracted a lot of attention from the private equity space, and both Proviso and Stonehenge have found a slice of it that will allow them to profit off of a company that offers a variety of services, from general construction to interior design.


    1,800 companies left California in a year ? with most bound for Texas
    A record number of companies are leaving California for states with a better business climate, and a new report shows that Texas remains their No. 1 destination. See why they are being urged to leave the state (it's not just because of taxes).


    Massive Home Depot distribution center officially heading to southern Dallas
    A massive distribution center is coming to southern Dallas. The Dallas City Council voted Wednesday in favor of giving more than $6 million in incentives for The Home Depot (NYSE: HD), which plans to open a multimillion-square-foot center in southern Dallas that will bring about 800 jobs to the area. The proposal passed with an 11-3 vote. Mayor Pro Tem Casey Thomas, who represents District 3, where the center will be, said in a tweet the project will be Home Depot's largest distribution center?


    Which private school in North Texas is the most expensive?
    Shelton School and Evaluation Center parents are shelling out up to $30,100 in tuition for 2018, making the school one of the most expensive in North Texas. Each year, the Dallas Business Journal surveys private schools to find out about their tuition and enrollment. This year, 77 schools were surveyed and 11 provided enough information to be ranked. Overall, schools on the list raised their tuition 4.7 percent between 2017 and 2018. Only two schools on the list were not co-ed, and four of the?


    American adds flights to Montana, Paris and more out of DFW Airport
    Summertime travelers will have a few more destination options when flying out of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport next year. American Airlines Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) announced new flights that will begin next summer from several of its largest hubs, including DFW, which is its largest hub. Here's a look at the new routes and when they begin. Glacier Park International Airport in Kalispell is a new destination for American. The remote location is surrounded by national forests and, as?


    Dallas will continue to wait for answers on Memphis company's relocation
    In typical Fred?s earnings call fashion ? the presentation came and quickly went. Joe Anto, chief financial officer and interim CEO for Memphis-based Fred?s Inc. (Nasdaq: FRED), ran through the third quarter 2018 fiscal results for the general merchandise and pharmacy chain on Dec. 13. The call lasted less than 15 minutes, and per normal, there was no Q&A segment with analysts. The only other person on the call with Anto was Tejal Patel, public relations specialist for Fred?s. For the?


    Dallas dining staple selling to Belmont Hotel
    Dallas dining staple SMOKE Restaurant is being purchased by the hotel in which it operates. The eatery?s founders Christopher Jeffers, Tim Byres and Christopher Zielke have agreed to sell SMOKE to the Belmont Hotel. Both concepts are located at 901 Fort Worth Ave. in Dallas. SMOKE opened in September 2009 after Monte Anderson, then owner of the hotel, approached Jeffers, Byres and Zielke about managing the property?s food and beverage program. Just over nine years later, on Dec. 16, the trio?


    Human heart left on Dallas-bound Southwest flight
    A Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines Co. flight returned back to Seattle Sunday evening after discovering a human heart had been left onboard. The life-critical cargo shipment was supposed to be delivered to a local hospital but was somehow left on the plane from a previous flight on Dec. 9, according to Southwest (NYSE: LUV). Because of this, the airline decided to return back to Seattle in order to get the organ to the right destination as soon as possible. Once the plane landed back in Seattle,?