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Robert Francis

Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

🔒 Tarleton State University Rodeo gets new home

Tarleton State University’s storied rodeo team has a new home on the Downunder Horsemanship Ranch in the heart of the “Cowboy Capital.” The announcement was made this afternoon during a celebration for rodeo athletes following the school’s participation in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association National Finals Rodeo in Arlington last week. Longtime Tarleton supporters Brad […]

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UTA faculty member named fellow by National Academy Of Inventors

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🔒 MAG Capital Partners acquires multi-state industrial portfolio in sale-leaseback transaction

In a sale-leaseback-structured transaction, Fort Worth-based MAG Capital Partners, LLC, acquired a three-building, 256,258-square-foot industrial manufacturing portfolio that spans approximately 20 acres across locations...

Event: How the West Wins Panel Discussion

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Uber air taxi technology – with DFW partners – sold off to Joby Aviation

A day after Uber sold off its autonomous vehicles development arm, the San Francisco-based ride hailing company has also announced its Uber Elevate aerial...


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