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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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Irving chamber names interim president and CEO

Shawn Callaway, chief operating officer at the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce since 2010, has been named interim president and chief executive officer.
Callaway officially took over May 1, Chris Wallace’s last day as president and CEO. Wallace will begin his new role as president of the Texas Association of Business, the chamber of commerce of Texas, in Austin on May 15.
The chamber board approved Callaway’s appointment as interim leader until a permanent president and chief executive is hired for the position by Aug. 11.
Callaway served as vice president of marketing and communications at the Irving chamber and previously was a regional account director of the Dallas-Fort Worth region for Bolt Public Relations.
The chamber also named Beth Bowman as interim vice president of economic development.
Bowman has served as chief development officer for the chamber since 2010.

Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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