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Dallas Fed's Fisher, Philadelphia Fed leaders to retire in 2015

WASHINGTON — The outspoken president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will step down in March, shortly before the central bank is expected to raise interest rates for the first time since the recession, the regional bank said Monday.

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Ex Rangers manager Washington apologizes for 'breaking wife's trust'

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he is embarrassed for 'breaking his wife's trust.'

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Troubled RadioShack files SEC form, talks with 'major vendor'

RadioShack Corp.’s latest filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission describes recent discussions that “could be beneficial to the financial restructuring of the company.”

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REIT plans demolition of Fort Worth's Westchester Plaza, mixed-use redevelopment

The developer is seeking a $3.8 million reimbursement from the Southside tax increment finance district.

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Road Show: City leaders prepare campaign to corral votes for $450 million arena

Fort Worth’s biggest backers of a new arena at the Will Rogers Memorial Center are leaving little to the chance of a “no” vote in a citywide election Nov. 4 to decide on new fees that would fund 15 percent of the $450 million project.

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Overheard - April 15, 2013

“I think that entrepreneurship needs to be fostered in every way at every level.

– Nancy Richards, chairman of First Preston HT and namesake of the Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Business Plan Competition

“This is a good deal.”

– District 7 Councilman Dennis Shingleton, at the April 9 Fort Worth City Council meeting on the vote to accept tax breaks for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Carolina Beverage Group LLC that could bring hundreds of jobs to the city.
 

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What do you think of the new plans for a new Will Rogers arena and changes at the Convention Center?