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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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Texas Capital sets executive transition

 

Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. , parent company of Texas Capital Bank, announced Tuesday that CEO George Jones will retire at the end of the year. The Dallas-based bank’s Board of Directors has promoted Texas Capital Bank President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Lending Officer Keith Cargill as CEO of Texas Capital Bank and COO of Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. effective immediately. The board also named Cargill as Jones’ successor. He will be President and CEO of Texas Capital Bancshares upon Jones’ retirement.
“Keith and I were co-founders of Texas Capital Bank and have been friends and partners for 35 years,” said George Jones, president and CEO of Texas Capital Bancshares, in a news release. “I couldn’t be more pleased to have Keith succeed me, and I have every confidence in his ability to lead and grow this company going forward. Today’s announcements are a natural progression of our well-thought out succession planning, which has been based on our business philosophy.”
Texas Capital Bank, founded in 1998, has a Fort Worth location in The Tower at 570 Throckmorton as well as locations in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Houston. 
“Texas Capital Bank has experienced 15 years of consecutive growth under the leadership of these two very fine men,” said Larry Helm, chairman of Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. Board of Directors. “Both George and Keith have grown this bank during the worst recession through steady stewardship. The board is pleased with the orderly transition of leadership.”
 

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