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Moves by Jeb Bush add to talk of 2016 candidacy

WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush's decision to release a policy-laden e-book and all his emails from his time as governor of Florida has further stoked expectations among his allies that he will launch a presidential bid.

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Ebby Halliday acquires Fort Worth’s Williams Trew

Williams Trew Real Estate of Fort Worth has been acquired by Dallas-based residential real estate brokerage Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc.

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Taking the Cake: Sundance had pursued Cheesecake Factory for many years

The Cheesecake Factory had been on the white board over at Sundance Square management for some time

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Fort Worth businessman to lead Abbott, Patrick inauguration efforts

Fort Worth businessman Ardon Moore will chair the committee running inauguration festivities for Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick in January, it was announced on Friday.   Moore, president of Lee M. Bass Inc. in Fort Worth, is a vice chairman of the University of Texas Investment

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Meridian Bank Texas parent acquired by UMB Financial for $182.5M

Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial Corp., the parent company of UMB Bank, said Dec. 15 it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Marquette Financial Companies in an all-stock transaction.

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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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