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  • FORT WORTH, Texas— A concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin says she hopes the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage. Rachel Barton Pine was told by a flight attendant and captain of an American Eagle flight that she could not bring her 18th century violin...

  • FT WORTH, Texas _ Range Resources Corp. on Thursday reported a first-quarter loss of $91.7 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 18 cents per share. Range Resources shares have increased 66 percent since the beginning of the year, while the...

  • FORT WORTH, Texas _ Cash America International Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $10.6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 37 cents per share. Cash America shares have climbed 36 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • AUSTIN, Texas, April 26- Tornadoes were spotted in two central states on Tuesday as the National Weather Service warned large swaths of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas could be hit by twisters, destructive hail and high winds. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch extending from Texas into southern Nebraska and a severe thunderstorm watch for large...

  • AUSTIN, Texas, April 26- Tornadoes were spotted in two central states on Tuesday as the National Weather Service warned large swaths of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas could be hit by twisters, destructive hail and high winds. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch extending from Texas into southern Nebraska and a severe thunderstorm watch for large...

  • AUSTIN, Texas, April 26- The National Weather Service warned that large sections of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas could be hit by tornadoes, destructive hail and high winds on Tuesday, prompting some school districts to send students home early. It issued a tornado watch extending from Texas into southern Nebraska and a severe thunderstorm watch for large parts of...

  • The Fort-Worth, Texas based airline said extra flights by rivals, soft demand for Latin America travel and the diminished value of foreign sales in dollar terms pushed down passenger unit revenue 7.5 percent from a year ago. However, a smaller dip of 2.1 percent in the closely watched financial measure for trans-Atlantic flights was encouraging, Sterne Agee...

  • American Airlines is the latest case in point. The world's biggest airline reported a $700 million first-quarter profit on Friday, beating Wall Street expectations. The results mirrored those from United Airlines on Thursday, and airline stocks slumped Friday for a second straight session.

  • FORT WORTH, Texas _ AZZ Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $16.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 67 cents per share. AZZ expects full-year earnings to be $3.15 to $3.45 per share, with revenue in the range of $930 million to $970 million.

  • FORT WORTH, Texas _ D.R. Horton Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $195.1 million. D.R. Horton expects full-year revenue in the range of $12 billion to $12.5 billion. D.R. Horton shares have decreased roughly 2 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased roughly 3 percent.

  • FORT WORTH, Texas _ Basic Energy Services Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $83.3 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1.44 per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $139.1 million.

  • SAN ANTONIO— An insurance industry group says a hailstorm that hit the San Antonio area last week proved to be the costliest in Texas history, with damage estimated at nearly $1.4 billion. The Insurance Council of Texas says hailstones as large as grapefruit caused about $560 million in estimated insured losses to motor vehicles, while damage to homes and...

  • Wayfair, one of the largest online destinations for all things home, has teamed up with Porch.com to connect shoppers with professionals offering a variety of services, from installing a light fixture to assembling a bookcase. The online retailer, based in Boston, will be making the services available through Porch.com starting Tuesday in more than a dozen...

  • The Government Accountability Office, the research arm of Congress, on Thursday released two reports on the $379 billion F-35 program, including one on the jet's $16.7 billion Autonomic Logistics Information System, or ALIS. The GAO report recommended the Pentagon develop a holistic plan to address myriad issues with ALIS to ensure that the most pressing...

  • The Government Accountability Office, the research arm of Congress, on Thursday released two reports on the $379 billion F-35 program, including one on the jet's $16.7 billion Autonomic Logistics Information System, or ALIS. The GAO report recommended the Pentagon develop a holistic plan to address myriad issues with ALIS to ensure that the most pressing...

  • April 11- Even as scores of U.S. abortion clinics have shut down, the number of doctors trained to provide the procedure has surged- but only in some parts of the country. "I don't think we have a provider shortage anymore," said Sarah W. Prager, a University of Washington Medical School professor. Texas is emblematic of areas of scarcity.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, March 22- Nearly 15 years since Enron's collapse decimated the retirement accounts of its employees, hundreds of thousands of U.S. energy workers remain precariously exposed to big, concentrated bets on company stock in their 401 retirement plans. In Oklahoma and Texas, workers are delaying retirement plans, surrendering trucks, cars and land in...

  • March 8- Lockheed Martin Corp's aeronautics business said it plans to reduce about 1,000 positions in the United States through a "voluntary layoff" program. The program is available to mid-level employee groups in several location in the U.S. including Fort Worth, Texas and Marietta, Georgia, the company said. Lockheed is scrambling to become more agile and...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, March 4- Small U.S. oil-and-gas producer Quicksilver Resources Inc began making its case in court on Friday for using its bankruptcy to reject a pipeline contract, a move that trade groups warned could undermine the $500 billion midstream industry. "We're here today on a white-hot issue," Sarah Schultz, a lawyer for Quicksilver, said at Friday's...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, March 4- Small U.S. oil-and-gas producer Quicksilver Resources Inc began making its case in court on Friday for using its bankruptcy to reject a pipeline contract, a move that trade groups warned could undermine the $500 billion midstream industry. "We're here today on a white-hot issue," Sarah Schultz, a lawyer for Quicksilver, said at Friday's...