Safety agency to push to expand air bag recall

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are demanding that automakers expand a recall of cars with driver's air bags made by Takata Corp. to cover the entire nation. Previously, cars have been recalled only in areas along the Gulf Coast with high humidity. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's basing the decision on a recent…

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Texas Bank and Trust honored as Business of Year

Texas Bank and Trust was honored as the Texas Family Business of the Year by Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business. The East Texas-based community bank received the award at the institute’s annual banquet on Nov.

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Free credit score company settles FTC charges for $22M

NEW YORK (AP) — A company that promised customers free credit scores has agreed to pay $22 million to settle charges that it billed customers for monthly credit monitoring that they did not sign up for. Most of the money,…

19 November 2014 [12:02 PM]
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Halliburton pounces on Baker Hughes

JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer NEW YORK (AP) — In a deal that shows just how quickly falling prices can upend the…

17 November 2014 [02:58 PM]
Made in East Texas: pies

MAKER: “Pie Ladies” at Trinity Lutheran Church. PRODUCT: About nine women from the church work every year to make homemade chocolate, coconut, buttermilk, pecan and pumpkin pies to sell for Thanksgiving. Linda Kittrell said chocolate is the all-time favorite pie…

16 November 2014 [10:30 PM]
MADD executive director to be on Chamber Radio show

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Executive Director Leslie Watson is on this week’s Tyler Chamber Radio show. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) was founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver. MADD is the nation’s largest nonprofit…

16 November 2014 [10:22 PM]
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Food delivery service offered in Tyler

Brian Hayes has been researching and developing his new Tyler business for nearly five years. The former Trane employee partnered with Zach…

09 November 2014 [10:33 PM]
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Bosworth celebrating 75 years in insurance

Michael Bosworth is continuing the legacy his father helped start 75 years ago. Bosworth & Associates is a full-line independent insurance agency…

09 November 2014 [09:57 PM]
Salvation Army coordinator to be on Chamber Radio show

Chantel Millin, community and corporate relations coordinator for the Salvation Army Tyler, was interviewed for this week’s Tyler Chamber Radio show. The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree is at Broadway Square Mall, where you can become Santa Claus for Christmas for…

09 November 2014 [09:50 PM]
119-suite Residence Inn by Marriott scheduled to open this week

The 119-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Tyler is set to open this week. Located at 350 W. Heritage Drive, the all-suite Residence Inn Tyler will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Irving-based NewcrestImage Management. It is…

09 November 2014 [09:48 PM]
Famous Footwear plans Saturday grand opening

Famous Footwearis planning an all-day grand opening event Saturday at its new Tyler store in the Village at Cumberland Park shopping center. The 5,310-square-foot store opened Oct. 29 at 8946 S. Broadway Ave.  “Our decision to open a new store…

06 November 2014 [10:48 AM]
GE Oil & Gas announces $60M upgrade to Lufkin unit

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — GE Oil & Gas plans to spend $60 million on expansion and modernization of its foundry in East Texas. The upgrades announced Thursday involve the GE site in Lufkin, about 115 miles northeast of Houston. The…

06 November 2014 [10:25 AM]
Samaritan Counseling Center executive director on Chamber Radio show

Fonda Latham, executive director of the Samaritan Counseling Center of Tyler, was interviewed on this week’s Tyler Chamber Radio show. The Samaritan Counseling Center is in need of urgent funding for military veterans counseling. Therapy services include adult, couples and…

02 November 2014 [07:28 PM]
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How well did the Fed's stimulus work?

MATTHEW CRAFT, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Soaring inflation. A collapsing dollar. Bubbles in financial markets that would soon pop.…

28 October 2014 [03:14 PM]