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Super PAC Men: How political consultants took a Fort Worth oilman on a wild ride

The head of a Texas oil dynasty joined the parade of wealthy political donors, aiming to flip the Senate to Republicans. By the time consultants were done with him, the war chest was drained and fraud allegations were flying

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Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

SALADO, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a reported bridge collapse along an interstate in Central Texas.

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Amazon begins Prime Now program in Dallas area

If you just have to have it now, as in one hour, you can, at least in the Dallas area, as Amazon.com Inc. announced Thursday it will offer Prime Now.

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Latin-inspired restaurant set to open in downtown Fort Worth

Downtown Fort Worth’s dining scene is about to get spicier with the opening of a new restaurant featuring Latin-inspired coastal cuisine.

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Texas jobless rate falls as employers add workers

Texas unemployment fell to 4.3 percent during February for the sixth straight month of declines, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Two from Tarrant honored for entrepreneurship

 

Ernst & Young LLP today announced the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Award winners in Southwest Area North. Two Tarrant County companies were honored.

The award recognizes entrepreneurs who have had success in innovation, and financial performance and have demonstrated a personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The finalists and winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and honored at an event at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on June 22.
Regional award winners go on to compete at the national level. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif., on Nov. 16.

• Richard Wright
President and CEO
AdvoCare
Plano

• Max Martin
Chairman and CEO
ARGO Data Resource Corporation
Richardson

• Calvin Carter
Founder and President
Bottle Rocket Apps
Dallas

• Stephen Mooney
President and CEO
Conifer Health Solutions
Frisco

• David Sokolsky
President and CEO
Daisy Brand
Dallas

• Gregg Engles
Chairman
Dean Foods Company
Dallas

• Phil Rykhoek
President and CEO
Denbury Resources, Inc.
Plano

• Ross Perot
Founder and Chairman
EDS/Perot Systems

• Ross Perot, Jr.
Chairman
Perot Systems/Hillwood

• Don Freeman
Chairman
Freeman
Dallas

• Carrie Freeman Parsons
Vice Chairman
Freeman
Dallas

• Joe Popolo
President
Freeman
Dallas

• David Weinreb
CEO
Howard Hughes Corporation
Dallas

• Randy Watson
Chairman and CEO
Justin Brands, Inc.
Fort Worth

• Eddie Lennox
Founder and Chairman
Service King Collision Repair Centers, Inc.
Richardson

• Tony Aquila
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Solera Holdings, Inc.
Westlake

• Brian Schultz
CEO
Studio Movie Grill
Dallas

 

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