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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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Report: RadioShack, lenders at odds on store closings

RadioShack Corp. stock has fallen following a Wall Street Journal report that negotiations with the retailer’s lenders are complicating plans to close as many as 1,100 stores.


According to the report, disagreements between the Fort Worth-based electronics retailer and its lenders center on how many stores should be closed. While the company said in March it would close 1,100 stores, it si currently planning to close 200, according to the Journal, citing people familiar with the negotiations.
According to the story, RadioShack officials publicly announced the store closing plan without approval from all the lenders. Some lenders have proposed closing as many as 2,000 stores.
 

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