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That one’s his pave-orite

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Sometimes, in an aerial shot taken over Texas Christian University, one can spot Ray Smith’s pride and joy – a 30ft. long horned frog....

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12/31/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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A fleet of sand and gravel

DALLAS/FT WORTH -If Kaye Nimitz’s name sounds familiar, there’s a good reason for it: her husband, Charles, is the third cousin of the famed Admiral Chester Nimitz, commander of the Pacific Fleet during World War II....

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Stockings for troops

DALLAS/FT WORTH - To honor those who protect and defend our country, volunteers gathered together at the Conley Group Foundation on Nov. 12 to stuff stockings. Christmas cards, candy, jerky, trail mix, crackers, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, nail clippers, razors, hand warmers, wet wipes, fidget spinners and playing cards filled each stocking. 750 stockings were stuffed and will be sent to our deployed troops. –cmw...

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Tiger goes and gets ‘em

DALLAS/FT WORTH - When Mary Magdaleno and her husband Arturo Magdaleno were thinking of a name for their company, they wanted to reference something unique but they also wished to highlight something they both appreciated as a couple....

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A good night’s rest

DALLAS/FT WORTH - The next time you’re staying in a hotel, ask yourself: “Is this thing going to collapse on me while I’m sleeping?” If Liz Zatopek and her team at Light Gauge Solutions made it, you can sleep well. It won’t fall down....

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Appreciation with competiton

DALLAS/FT WORTH - On Nov. 9, Ridgemont Commercial Construction showed appreciation to their talented team of subcontractors by hosting a “Subcontractor Appreciation BBQ.” The day was filled with great food, friends and more as the Ridgemont field staff prepared barbeque with all the fixins....

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12/28/2018 21:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Emerging risk—Misappropriation of pay application proceeds under a factoring agreement

AUSTIN - The explosion of factors in the construction industry has exposed a legislative gap in the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act (the “Act”). The Texas Legislature created the Act as a remedial measure to ensure that contractors, subcontractors, and materialman are paid for their work to improve real property. The Act imposes a fiduciary duty on contractors and subcontractors who are paid directly under a construction contract. These co...

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01/30/2019 17:04:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA electronic injury reporting

AUSTIN - In 2017, OSHA began collecting OSHA 300A data from employers that are required to maintain the OSHA injury illness log and have 20 or more employees. Employers in certain NAICS codes who must submit data electronically are listed here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.html...

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Insurance - Third Party Over Actions required by written contract

HOUSTON - What is one of the most common types of construction claim arising from on-going operations? It’s called a “third party over action”. As an example, subcontractor’s employee is injured on the job, makes a workers’ compensation claim, but is dissatisfied with the benefits provided. Subcontractor’s employee is prohibited from suing his/her employer due to the exclusive remedy rule of workers’ compensation, so that employe...

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Accounting - Passing down your family business

SAN ANTONIO - Last month we talked about retiring from your business and the succession planning it requires. This month, I’d like to focus on keeping the business in the family. Is it your dream to pass your business down to a son, daughter or another family member? Maybe your dream is for several heirs to one day run the business together?...

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