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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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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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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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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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FW Business Press Breaking News

Keller city manager taking job in Roswell, N.M.

Keller city manager Steve Polasek announced Sept. 12 he will become the new city manager for Roswell, N.M. His last day in Keller will be Nov. 9.

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Islamic State group's war chest is growing daily - primarily through smuggled oil

WASHINGTON (AP) — Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts.

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Home health firm relocates to Ridglea from downtown

Southwest Home Health Services has leased new headquarters space in the Ridglea East Building in West Fort Worth, setting a plan in motion to relocate Oct. 1 from the downtown.

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Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead.

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Sen. Ted Cruz returns to SC to raise money for GOP

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is back in South Carolina to help raise money for the state Republican Party's election efforts.

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Goodwill to add Arlington location

Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth Inc. has purchased an 11,000-square-foot retail space at 901 W. Lamar Blvd. in Arlington for what will be its 21st location in Tarrant County.

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RadioShack names interim CFO

NEW YORK — RadioShack Corp. Chief Financial Officer John Feray has resigned after less than a year on the job, prompting the struggling electronics retailer to bring back Holly Etlin as interim CFO.

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Man in critical condition following AT&T Stadium fall

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a man is in critical condition after falling more than 12 feet from the stands into a field-level suite during the Texas-UCLA college football game.

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US accuses British Airways of hazardous Dallas shipment

DALLAS (AP) — Regulators say that British Airways violated safety rules by shipping an oxygen generator on an American Airlines flight from London to Dallas, and they are seeking to fine BA $195,000.

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