Dallas-Fort Worth’s Top 100 Ceos Saw Their Pay Rise About 1 Percent in Annual Ranking

Dallas-Fort Worth’s Top 100 Ceos Saw Their Pay Rise About 1 Percent in Annual Ranking

Marquee names remained atop the CEO payday leaderboard for 2016, and Dallas’ diverse economy helped shield the region from the impact of flagging energy sector fortunes. Those were two of the most striking trends to emerge from a detailed study of compensation awarded to chief executives at North Texas’ largest publicly traded companies, based on 2016 revenue. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson The study, done by Houston-based Longnecker & Associates, crowned AT&T’s Randall Stephenson as the…

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North Texas Storms Produce Lightning Strikes, Record Rainfall and Cooler Temperatures

North Texas Storms Produce Lightning Strikes, Record Rainfall and Cooler Temperatures

Lightning struck the Bank of America building in downtown and a home in far north Fort Worth during a wave of thunderstorms Saturday that left thousands of customers without power while dumping record rainfall across the region. The Fort Worth Fire Department responded to a structure fire call around 6:45 a.m. in the 10400 block Stoneside Trail in the Crawford Farms neighborhood. Fire department spokesman Kyle Clay said two adults and three children were displaced…

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Plenty of Options to Feed Dad on Father’s Day Throughout Dallas Area

Plenty of Options to Feed Dad on Father’s Day Throughout Dallas Area

Showtime at the Apollo’s Kiki Sheppard enjoyed the dining options available at a recent City Men Cook evening (Courtesy Image) As Father’s Day starts, we know there are dads who are committed vegetarians, those who love salads or simply make an effort to eat healthily. They will find plenty to enjoy at several of the Father’s Day events profiled below. But for those who prefer a Texas size steak or buffet, keep the mug this…

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North Texas’ Biggest Estate up for Auction

North Texas’ Biggest Estate up for Auction

A grand North Texas Estate is up for grabs at a bargain price. The Champ D’Or mansion near Denton has more than 48,000 square feet – as big as a department store. But no big box store has French-inspired architecture, reflecting pools out front and indoor swimming pool. Built in 2002 at an estimated cost of more than $50 million, the Texas French Chateau has been for sale almost since it was finished. It last…

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North Texas Concertgoers Feel More Sadness Than Fear After Manchester Attack

North Texas Concertgoers Feel More Sadness Than Fear After Manchester Attack

DALLAS — The headliner Tuesday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas was nostalgia. A mostly grown-up group filled in to see “The Total Package Tour,” featuring New Kids On The Block, Paula Abdul, and Boyz II Men. Judging by the themed t-shirts, NKOTB was the crowd favorite. “[They were] my very first concert, not to date myself, but way back in 1989!” said Katie Crist. Still, you’re never too old to forget what…

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Texas House Approves Bill to Save Dallas Police and Fire Pension System

Texas House Approves Bill to Save Dallas Police and Fire Pension System

Special Contributor AUSTIN — Efforts to save the failing Dallas Police and Fire Pension System from insolvency have taken months of lobbying, tense negotiations, legal action and fiery rhetoric. The city’s credit ratings have dropped several times. Hundreds of police officers and firefighters have walked out the door, along with hundreds of millions of dollars from the pension system. But on Wednesday, it took fewer than 10 minutes for the state House of Representatives to…

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