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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

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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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American Airlines posts March traffic increase
By Betty Dillard
American Airlines traffic, capacity up slightly in March
AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corp., reported a 1 percent increase in consolidated traffic for March on a year-over-year basis.
During March, the company boarded 9.4 million passengers.
Consolidated available seat miles or capacity rose 0.1 percent higher as compared with the same month last year.
Consolidated load factor in March was 82.7 percent, 0.7 points higher versus 81.9 percent in the same period last year.
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge late last month approved insolvent AMR Corp.’s planned $11 billion merger with US Airways Group Inc., which will create the world’s largest airline. Fort Worth-based AMR filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November 2011.
 
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