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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Trinity Valley School leader to leave in May 2015

Gary Krahn, head of school for the past eight years at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, will leave his position in May 2015 when he and his wife Paula will move

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RadioShack rescue raises question of what's worth saving

NEW YORK — RadioShack Corp.'s effort to seek financing and stave off bankruptcy raises a key question for investors, analysts and the customers who've shunned the electronics retailer for years: What's worth saving here?

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Area residents charged in Ponzi scheme with Euless ties

 

DALLAS (AP) — Two Dallas residents have pleaded guilty to medical investment-related fraud in what investigators call a $10 million Ponzi scam.

Federal prosecutors in Dallas on Wednesday announced guilty pleas from 50-year-old Duncan MacDonald III and 71-year-old Gloria Ann Solomon.

Both could get five-year prison terms after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. MacDonald and Solomon could also be required to pay fines of up to $250,000 and make restitution.

Investigators say the scheme ran from 2006 through September 2012 when MacDonald was president of Global Corporate Alliance, Inc. Solomon was chief administrative officer of the company with offices in Addison and Euless.

Prosecutors say the case involved the sale of insured health care benefit programs with promises of big returns based on high management fees and securing more investors.

 

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