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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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Sumitomo buys equity stake in Southlake builder

 

Bellevue, Wash.-based Sumitomo Forestry Seattle Inc. has taken a 50 percent stake in Southlake-based Bloomfield Homes LP.

Sumitomo Forestry Seattle is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sumitomo Forestry Co. Ltd. 
The acquisition of equity shares will allow Sumitomo the ability to expand its U.S. housing business.
Established in 2004, Bloomfield Homes has grown to become the eighth largest homebuilder in the region with the sales of $89 million and 400 closings in the fiscal year that ended December 2012, according to a news release. The company expects fiscal 2013 sales to be $135 million with 600 closings, according to the news release. Donald Dykstra is president of Bloomfield Homes, which has 64 full time and part time employees.
 

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