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TCU rises 20 places on influential U.S. News & World Report ranking

St. John's College in Annapolis, Md., has long disdained the rankings game. The liberal arts school, which focuses on the great works of Western civilization, was known for not responding to requests from U.S. News & World Report for information that the magazine uses to sort the nation's colleges.

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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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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Barnett still packs economic punch, study finds

Despite reduced drilling and unstable gas prices, Fort Worth continues reaping the rewards of the Barnett Shale, according to a newly released study by The Perryman Group.7

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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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Texas A&M completes acquisition of law school
 

 

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University has completed its purchase of the private Texas Wesleyan School of Law in Fort Worth.

A&M officials in College Station say the deal closed Monday. The new school will be named the Texas A&M University School of Law going into the fall term.

A&M officials say all accreditations for the law school remain in effect.

A purchase agreement was announced in June 2012. No acquisition cost was immediately released.

A&M has pursued adding a law school for more than 40 years.

Texas Wesleyan was founded in 1890 and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

 

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