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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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Outdoor retailer Gander Mountain coming to Lake Worth

Outdoor specialty retailer Gander Mountain is set to open a new store in Lake Worth this fall, the St. Paul, Minn.-based company said May 22.
The new 45,600-square-foot store will be located near the junction of Quebec Street and Northwest Center Drive, in the Landmark Quebec development, north of Loop 820 at exit 10A.
It will be the 17th Gander Mountain location in Texas, including a newly-opened store in Arlington.
The new Lake Worth location will feature a large selection of new and used firearms in Texas, along with an assortment of gear and accessories for hunting, fishing, camping, boating and archery. The store will offer an extensive selection of top brand men’s and women’s active performance outdoor and casual apparel.
The company said more new store announcements are expected soon.
Gander Mountain Co. has 140 outdoor lifestyle stores in 25 states. Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton’s, a catalog and Internet-based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.

-Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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