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AZZ: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 10, 2024 16:32 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — AZZ Inc. (AZZ) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $39.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had net loss of $1.38. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were...

Dallas Wings had high expectations for 2024, but injuries have them at bottom of WNBA standings

Jul. 02, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Wings were coming off their best season since moving to Texas eight years ago, with their most wins since the franchise's last WNBA title in 2008 when they were in Detroit. Six of the top seven scorers were returning, including All-Star players...

What to know about the plea deal offered Boeing in connection with 2 plane crashes

Jul. 01, 2024 18:06 PM EDT

Federal prosecutors and victims' families are waiting for Boeing to decide whether to accept a plea deal that would settle a criminal fraud charge accusing the aerospace giant of misleading regulators who approved the 737 Max jetliner before two of the planes crashed. Relatives of...

The Texas Rangers are frustrating LGBTQ+ advocates as the only MLB team without a Pride Night

Jun. 24, 2024 11:01 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rafael McDonnell sometimes gets to address the staff of his beloved Texas Rangers on issues of diversity and inclusion through his role with the Resource Center, one of the leading LGBTQ+ organizations in the Dallas area. For several years, the Rangers have...

Opal Lee gets keys to her new Texas home 85 years after a racist mob drove her family from that lot

Jun. 14, 2024 21:53 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Opal Lee, the 97-year-old Texan known for her push to make Juneteenth a national holiday, was given the keys Friday to her new home, which was built on the same tree-lined corner lot in Fort Worth that her family was driven from by a racist mob when she was 12. ...

State rejects health insurers' pleas to halt plan that will shake up coverage for 1.8 million Texans

Jun. 07, 2024 16:41 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials have rejected attempts by several major insurers for needy families to cancel a proposal that would drop them from the state Medicaid program and shake up the coverage of nearly 2 million low-income Texans. At issue are some $116 billion in...

Storms leave widespread outages across Texas, cleanup continues after deadly weekend across US

May. 28, 2024 22:09 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Strong storms with damaging winds and baseball-sized hail pummeled Texas on Tuesday, leaving one person dead and about 1 million businesses and homes without power as much of the U.S. recovered from severe weather, including tornadoes, that killed at least 24 people during the...

CorVel: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 06:42 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — CorVel Corp. (CRVL) on Wednesday reported profit of $19.5 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had net income of $1.12 per share. The health care management company...

Eddie Gossage, the longtime head of Texas Motor Speedway, dies at 65

May. 17, 2024 12:03 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Eddie Gossage, the longtime head of Texas Motor Speedway and an old-school promoter mentored by stock car racing's pioneers, has died, Speedway Motorsports announced Thursday night. He was 65. Gossage stepped down three years ago after 25 years as president of...

The US says Boeing violated a 2021 settlement. That doesn't mean the company will face charges

May. 15, 2024 15:23 PM EDT

The Justice Department's determination that Boeing violated corporate probation for deceiving federal regulators does not necessarily mean federal prosecutors will revive criminal charges against the giant aircraft manufacturer. But we should know within weeks whether Boeing will...