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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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O'Rear family

 

Standing left to right: John Mark O’Rear Jr.; fiancée Camille Geay of Paris, France; Mary Kate O’Rear; John Mark O’Rear, Sr.; wife, Beverly O’Rear; Stephen B. O’Rear; wife, Deborah O’Rear; son, Travis Clinton O’Rear; daughter, Elizabeth Blackwell O’Rear. Seated left to right: daughter, Jane Ellen O’Rear; John W. O’Rear M.D.; long-time companion Fredna Kennimer. Dr. O’Rear was born in and educated at the public schools of Jasper, Alabama. He graduated from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in 1954. He received his M.D. degree from University of Tennessee in 1957. After a four year period of service as a medical officer of the United States Army he spent four years at the Veterans Administration Hospital as a resident training in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. He moved to Fort Worth in 1966 where he practiced until retirement in 1997. He is a member of numerous professional societies, United Methodist Church of Fort Worth and Colonial Country Club. His son John is retired from XTO energy and son Stephen is a personal injury attorney in Fort Worth

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