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RadioShack sees stock jump on investment report

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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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Winter Whistler Express arrives Nov. 29
 
A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
Trinity Railway Express invites folks to climb aboard the Winter Whistler Express, a new holiday train.
 
Combining two Trinity Railway Express cars and operated by the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) and Dallas Area Rapid Transit, the newly announced train is set to debut on Friday Nov. 29.
 
Several family events are planned between 12 noon and 3 p.m., including visits from Santa and holiday carolers as passengers travel between Dallas and Fort Worth. The special Winter Whistler Express events also are scheduled from about 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays (Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14 and 21).
 
Tickets can be purchased at platform ticket vending machines or by using the new GoPass mobile application available for free at the App Store or Google Play. Details about the app are available at www.GoPass.biz.
 
More information and schedules are available by visiting www.trinityrailwayexpress.org or by calling The T at 817-215-8600, as well as DART customer information at 214-979-1111.
 
lgraham@bizpress.net
 
 
 

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