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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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Overheard: July 29, 2013

 

AdWe have two great companies right in the middle of our city who are doing wonderful things for our city, why wouldn’t we want to have that partnership? This is a good deal for us.

– Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck, after AT&T announced it would purchase the naming rights to Cowboys Stadium. The city of Arlington will receive 5 percent of the revenue from the naming rights annually.

This decision has nothing to do with protecting voting rights and everything to do with advancing a partisan political agenda.

– Sen John Cornyn, R-Texas, after the Obama administration singled out Texas for legal action and promising broader efforts follow last month’s Supreme Court ruling that wiped out a major provision of the Voting Rights Act.

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