State Rep. Jim Keffer, R-Eastland, saw his previous bill to address the problems in the Barnett Shale vetoed by Gov. Rick Perry.
The project, planned by the land’s former owners a decade ago in Northlake, will have 1 million square feet of space in three buildings.
AAA estimates that 3.6 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday.
Best Buy will be among the chains opening for doorbuster sales on Thanksgiving Day and spent a recent Saturday morning getting its workers ready for the rush.
The Transport Workers Union pickets at three airports, saying the Dallas-based carrier is losing its edge on service.
The city has been seeking a private developer to build a hotel and expand the convention center since at least 2008.
Most retailers have already posted their Black Friday deals, so consumers can turn to apps and other resources to plot out their bargain-hunting strategy.
The program, which will upgrade heating and cooling controls, irrigation systems and lighting fixtures, is expected to save the university $12 million over the next 15 years.
Trinity River Distillery will start producing whiskey and honey liqueur at the old bean plant next year, where a manufacturer of athletic mats is also located.
Texas Motor Speedway annual drive-through displays of light.
TCU men's basketball action Monday.