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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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Headlines: Jay Leno to perform at UNT Health Science Center benefit

Jay Leno, host of “The Tonight Show” for 22 years, will be the featured performer at “An Evening with a Legend,” sponsored by the UNT Health Science Center Foundation to benefit the university’s research, education and health care mission.


Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, Leno will appear at 8 p.m., Nov. 6, at Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall.
The benefit performance celebrates the partnership between UNT Health Science Center and the Fort Worth community.
Leno, the recipient of The Kennedy Center’s 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, is a 15-time Emmy Award nominee, winning twice, including the 1995 Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
Ticket sales will begin later this summer and sponsorship package information will be available soon at www.eveningwithalegend.com.

-Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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