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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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Fort Worth TIF approves incentives for Westchester Plaza redevelopment, second 217-unit apartment property

A California REIT plans to buy the 50-year-old Westchester Plaza, demolish it, and redevelop the site with apartments, retail, medical-office, and parking.

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Texas: 6 finalists named in Cliburn competition

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Six finalists have been named in the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Texas.

Organizers in Fort Worth late Tuesday announced the finalists are American Sean Chen, Fei-Fei Dong of China, Vadym Kholodenko of the Ukraine, Nikita Mndoyants of Russia, Beatrice Rana of Italy and Tomoki Sakata of Japan.

The final round begins Thursday. Award winners will be announced Sunday.

Thirty contestants from 13 countries have taken part in the competition that's held every four years and showcases the world's best pianists.

Cliburn died in February at age 78 at his Fort Worth home after battling bone cancer.

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