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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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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 firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Trinity Valley School leader to leave in May 2015

Gary Krahn, head of school for the past eight years at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, will leave his position in May 2015 when he and his wife Paula will move

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RadioShack rescue raises question of what's worth saving

NEW YORK — RadioShack Corp.'s effort to seek financing and stave off bankruptcy raises a key question for investors, analysts and the customers who've shunned the electronics retailer for years: What's worth saving here?

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Six Flags Over China planned

Six Flags Entertainment Corp., the world’s largest regional theme park company, is partnering with Riverside Investment Group Co. Ltd., a real estate developer in China, to build multiple Six Flags-branded theme parks in China over the next decade.
Terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.
“Our international expansion strategy is focused on finding the right partners in the right markets, and Riverside Investment Group will be the perfect strategic partner for us in China,” said Jim Reid-Anderson, Chairman, President and CEO of Six Flags Entertainment.
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. was founded 53 years ago and has corporate offices in Grand Prairie. The company has $1.1 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. Six Flags trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SIX.
Riverside Investment Group Co. was registered in Canada in 1997. The company focuses on health care, tourism, culture, entertainment industries and high-end residential buildings.

-Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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