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Dallas Fed's Fisher, Philadelphia Fed leaders to retire in 2015

WASHINGTON — The outspoken president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will step down in March, shortly before the central bank is expected to raise interest rates for the first time since the recession, the regional bank said Monday.

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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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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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Weatherford's Wild Mushroom to open in Fort Worth's Ridglea Village

Weatherford restaurant staple The Wild Mushroom Steak House & Lounge will be coming to Fort Worth in November, moving into the former site of Ray’s Steakhouse at to 3206 Winthrop Ave. in the Ridglea Village Shopping Center.

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Fort Worth Chamber announces new officers

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce recently elected new officers and incoming board directors for 2014-2015.
Officers are: Chairman Bob Pence, president and CEO, Freese and Nichols; Vice Chairman Dee Kelly Jr., Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP; Treasurer Wade Wallace, regional president, Southwest Bank-Fort Worth Region; and Bill Thornton, president and CEO of the Fort Worth Chamber.
Incoming directors are: Joel Michael Barber, Capital One; Alec Barry, Southwest Bank-7th Street Banking Center; Tom Galbreath, Dunaway Associates LP; Robin Hamilton, Wells Fargo- Sundance Square; Tom Harris, Alliance Air/Aviation Services; Telvin Jeffries, RadioShack Corp.; Andrew Johnsen, BNSF Railway Co.; Dione Kennedy, Performing Arts Fort Worth; Steve Peglar, WhitneySmith Co.; Eric Schrader, Buzz Custom Fence; Susan Sheffield, GM Financial; Robert Warner, Alcon Laboratories Inc.; David Williams, Chase Bank; and Hadley Woerner, Frost Bank-Downtown Fort Worth.
New executive committee members are: Joel Ballew, Texas Health Resources; John Black, Merrill Lynch & Co.; Linda Christie, Tarrant Regional Water District; Reagan Ferguson, Pressman Printing; Wayne Huddleston, U. S. Small Business Administration; Pepper Hudson, Pepper-L Specialties; Stan Lynch, Freese and Nichols Inc.; Cynthia Sadler, Bank of Texas; Shanon Watt, Frost; and Cal White, Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show.

Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net


 

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