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Punctuation for Dallas Based Company

The case against the Dallas based company was handled in Seattle.

a) Correct
b) Add hyphen after Dallas and after based
c) Add hyphen after Dallas and a comma after company
d) Add hyphen after Dallas

My guess would be: C) is this correct?

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Hyphens are supposed to keep us from misreading things and show us how words in complex phrases relate to each other. A hyphen is a punctuation mark (-) used in ...