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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.

 

OVILLA, Texas (AP) — Parts of North Texas have been shaken by a minor earthquake.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the 2.4 magnitude earthquake happened at 8:37 a.m. CDT Wednesday. The quake was centered just west of Ovilla (oh-VIL’-uh), about 20 miles south of Dallas.

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Department had no immediate reports of anyone hurt or damage from the earthquake.

Ovilla is a town of about 3,500.


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