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TCU rises 20 places on influential U.S. News & World Report ranking

St. John's College in Annapolis, Md., has long disdained the rankings game. The liberal arts school, which focuses on the great works of Western civilization, was known for not responding to requests from U.S. News & World Report for information that the magazine uses to sort the nation's colleges.

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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Barnett still packs economic punch, study finds

Despite reduced drilling and unstable gas prices, Fort Worth continues reaping the rewards of the Barnett Shale, according to a newly released study by The Perryman Group.7

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Fort Worth-area biotech firm seeks $86M IPO

Coppell-based ZS Pharma, a fomer TECH Fort Worth client, is looking to raise more funds with an $86 million initial public offering, the company said in a filing
The biotech firm recently raised $55 million from some venture capital groups a few weeks back. ZS Pharma is developing a drug treatments for hyperkalemia called ZS-9, a potentially life-threatenening medical condition in which kidneys are unable to excrete potassium.
Founded in 2008 in Indiana, ZS Pharma came to Texas to work with TECH Fort Worth and received a $2 million investment from the Texas Emerging Technology Firm.
JP Morgan Chase and Credit Suisee are the managers of the offering. ZS Pharma would trade on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “ZSPH”.
 

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