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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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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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Time to make more Do-Nuts in DFW

Shipley Do-Nuts has signed a development agreement with Adkins Development Corp. to accelerate expansion in the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

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Leo's Foods to shutter Fort Worth plant, lay off 84

In a filing with the Texas Workforce Commission, Leo’s Foods will begin terminating employees over a 14 day period beginning Oct. 10.

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Company to announce plans with fireworks

 

If you’re downtown Saturday you may see fireworks.
The DreamVision Company, headquartered in Fort Worth, says it will announce corporate plans domestically and internationally during the Celebrate Fort Worth Spectacular. The company includes some former Disney Corp. executives and the founder, CEO and chairman, Rick Silanskas, says he was inspired by Walt Disney.
“[We]hope in some way to honor his legacy as DreamVision reaches the world with hope, joy and inspiration,” said Silanskas in a news release. “It is my goal to soon call Fort Worth The Family Entertainment Capital of The World.”
The Celebrate Fort Worth Spectacular will feature entertainment, such as Danny and The Juniors, Johnny Thunder, The Marvelettes and The Drifters.
The evening will feature “Celebration In The Sky”, the largest original fireworks symphony in the southwest, according to the company. The DreamVision production will feature The Christ Chapel Symphony Orchestra live on stage and the DreamVision Voices of America. Admission is free.
 

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