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TCU receives $20 million endowment to help at risk children

Betty Dillardbdillard@bizpress.netThe Rees-Jones Foundation has made a $20 million gift to the TCU Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University. In recognition of...

University of Texas a partner in gaming academy

 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas and video game industry leaders are teaming up to open a gaming academy beginning in the...

10 highest paid public college leaders in 2011-12

 Top 10 recipients, in total compensation, among public college leaders in 2011-12.1. Graham Spanier (x), Pennsylvania State University, $2,906,2712. Jay Gogue, Auburn University, $2,542,8653....

For Cindy Gaston the key to success has proven to be herself.

Celestina Blok Special to the Business PressFor Cindy Gaston the key to success has proven to be herself. Now, in the midst of opening...

Texas Tech creates wind institute

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech University has created an institute that combines research and education in wind science, engineering and energy.A school statement...

Pudge Rodriguez throws summer baseball camps at Fort Worth school

Former Texas Rangers catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez will host a trio of baseball camps this summer at All Saints’ Episcopal School of Fort Worth....

Bank Notes: Family business focus of forum

Family Business focus of new program TMAC’s Metroplex Region, a program within the University of Texas at Arlington Office of Research is rolling out...

Top Shots: TCU Women’s Rifle Team scores bulls-eye with honors

TCU senior Sarah Scherer Photos by Glen E. Ellman Gail Bennison Special to the Business PressThey’re top shots. Texas Christian University’s Women’s Rifle Team has shot...

TECH Fort Worth announces award finalists

Betty Dillard bdillard@bizpress.netEmerging technology that can harness the power of the sun, reduce the potential of infectious diseases and improve auto recycling are among...

NRA official: ‘Culture war’ more than gun rights

JIM VERTUNO,Associated Press  HOUSTON (AP) — National Rifle Association members are fighting a "culture war" that stretches beyond gun rights, the organization's incoming president said...

Making the grade: Crowley technical education center puts students on career path

Betty Dillard bdillard@bizpress.netWhen the economic recession and a resulting budget crunch put the kibosh on Crowley Independent School District opening a new $40 million...

Online fundraising project wins TCU values competition

An online tool for small organizations that rewards donors with coupons and discounts won out over 27 other socially conscious for-profit business plans at...

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Today in History

Today in HistoryBy The Associated Press Today in HistoryToday is Thursday, July 9, the 191st day of 2020. There are 175 days...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

The Associated Press Benchmark U.S. crude oil for August delivery rose 28 cents to settle at $40.90 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude...

US consumers reduced their borrowing by $18.3 billion in May

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers reduced their borrowing for a third straight month in May as the...

Country band Lady A files suit against singer with same name

By KRISTIN M. HALL AP Entertainment WriterNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country group Lady A, which dropped the word "Antebellum," from their name...