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RadioShack sees stock jump on investment report

Fort Worth-based RadioShack saw its stock increase as much as 45 percent on Friday as investor Standard General LP said it was continuing talks on new financing for the electronics retailer.

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Fort Worth couple gets in 'Shark Tank,' comes out with deal

A Fort Worth couple who started a business when they couldn’t sleep, were the first entrepreneurs to get a deal on ABC’s Shark Tank in the season premiere on Sept. 26.

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20 from Dallas-Fort Worth on Forbes wealthiest list

There are 20 Dallas-Fort Worth residents listed among the 400 richest Americans, according to the Forbes 400 list of The Richest People in America 2014.

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Internal audit says EPA mismanaged Fort Worth project

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An internal audit by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reveals the agency mismanaged an experiment using new ways to demolish asbestos-ridden buildings.

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Texas Wesleyan acquires two strip shopping centers on East Rosedale

Texas Wesleyan University has purchased two strip shopping centers on East Rosedale Street across from its Southeast Fort Worth campus, the university’s president said Friday.

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Baker Hughes to disclose chemicals used in fracking operations

NEW YORK (AP) — The drilling services company Baker Hughes is implementing a policy of disclosing all of the chemicals it uses in its fracking operations.

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CDC in Dallas to monitor Ebola patient

DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told relatives that he notified health care workers the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting the U.S. from Liberia, the man's sister said Wednesday.

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A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

CALUMET, Okla. (AP) — A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects.

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Overturn of DeLay conviction upheld

HOUSTON (AP) — The highest criminal court in Texas refused Wednesday to reinstate two money-laundering convictions for former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

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Auld named CEO of D.R. Horton as Tomnitz retires

Donald J. Tomnitz, CEO of D.R. Horton, retired today after 31 years with the Fort Worth-based homebuilder.

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777 Main Street building back on the market

The 777 Main St. building is back on the market only a year after Cousins Properties Inc. purchased the former Carter Burgess Plaza in downtown Fort Worth.

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Abbott: Wouldn't veto repeal of Texas DREAM Act

DALLAS (AP) — Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he wouldn't veto a repeal of a law that gives in-state tuition to immigrants who entered the country illegally and that is supported by other big GOP figures including Gov. Rick Perry and George P. Bush.

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More sparks in final debate between Abbott, Davis

DALLAS (AP) — Ebola, ethics and education dominated the final debate between Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis on Thursday night before Texas voters choose one of them as their first new governor in 14 years.

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The US Ebola case: 5 things to know

Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States — a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

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