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Moves by Jeb Bush add to talk of 2016 candidacy

WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush's decision to release a policy-laden e-book and all his emails from his time as governor of Florida has further stoked expectations among his allies that he will launch a presidential bid.

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Ebby Halliday acquires Fort Worth’s Williams Trew

Williams Trew Real Estate of Fort Worth has been acquired by Dallas-based residential real estate brokerage Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc.

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Fort Worth businessman to lead Abbott, Patrick inauguration efforts

Fort Worth businessman Ardon Moore will chair the committee running inauguration festivities for Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick in January, it was announced on Friday.   Moore, president of Lee M. Bass Inc. in Fort Worth, is a vice chairman of the University of Texas Investment

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Meridian Bank Texas parent acquired by UMB Financial for $182.5M

Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial Corp., the parent company of UMB Bank, said Dec. 15 it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Marquette Financial Companies in an all-stock transaction.

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Cousins Properties to sell 777 Main tower in downtown Fort Worth

Cousins Properties Inc. has confirmed plans to sell the 777 Main office tower in downtown Fort Worth, according to a news release from the Atlanta-based real estate investment firm.

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Texas Inaugural Committee announced remainder of committee appointments

Last week, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick announced that Fort Worth businessman Ardon Moore will chair the committee running inauguration festivities for Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick in January.

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Texas Health's Dallas hospital sees patient numbers, revenue returning after Ebola hit

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected by the virus says patients are returning and revenue is back to what it was before the crisis.

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Former Ewell Fuel spot fueling new West Berry development

Berry Street redevelopment continues as land just east of Paschal High School awaits planned new office and retail space.

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Texas, Dallas, Fort Worth unemployment rate falls in November

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' unemployment rate has declined for the third month in a row to 4.9 percent in November as the state continues to add jobs, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Mavericks land Rajon Rondo in trade with Celtics

BOSTON (AP) – The Dallas Mavericks acquired point guard Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics Thursday night in a trade that erased the final remnant of Boston’s last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavs a chance at another title.

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Catholic Charities Fort Worth CEO discusses getting people out of poverty - for good

WASHINGTON — Strengthening America's middle class requires grappling with poverty. Too many low-income Americans are finding their path to the middle class blocked, as I detail in Chapter 3 of our Liftoff & Letdown series. I reported that story in Fort Worth, in part through the lens of a massive charity organization — Catholic Charities Fort Worth — which boasts the budget of a small city and serves 100,000 low-income people a year.

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Good times for Texas, N. Dakota could turn bad on oil-price drop

Business at Chris Meyer's Ace Hardware store in Cotulla is booming four years after oil companies began rolling into the dusty South Texas town, invigorating a once- stagnant economy.

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Court: Texas 'stand your ground' trial unfair

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas appeals court says a 49-year-old man who was convicted of murder after jurors rejected his "stand your ground" self-defense claim didn't get a fair trial and deserves a new one.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are skeptical that the benefits of the heralded drone revolution will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety, although a majority approve of using small, unmanned aircraft for dangerous jobs or in remote areas, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

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