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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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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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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Trinity Valley School leader to leave in May 2015

Gary Krahn, head of school for the past eight years at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, will leave his position in May 2015 when he and his wife Paula will move

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FW Business Press Breaking News

U.S. crude output surges to highest since 1986 on shale boom

NEW YORK — U.S. crude production climbed to the highest level in more than 28 years last week as the shale boom moved the country closer to energy independence. Output rose 248,000 barrels a day to 8.838 million, the

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North Texas company takes camouflage to the smallest room in house

A North Texas company has taken camouflage to the smallest room in the house.

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Texas woman set to be executed for Arlington crime

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a 38-year-old Texas woman are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block her scheduled execution for the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago. Lisa Coleman is set for lethal injection Wednesday evening in Huntsville. She'd be the ninth convicted killer and

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Texas man held for alleged attempt to swim to N. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river to rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday.

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Court: Fort Worth teen must turn over 'affluenza' records

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A state appeals court has ruled that attorneys for a North Texas teen who killed four people in a drunken crash must turn over records of the psychiatrist who testified the teen suffered from "affluenza."

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Baylor All Saints gets Advanced Level III Trauma Facility status

Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth announced Sept. 13 it has been designated as an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility in Trauma Service Area-E by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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Fort Worth approves $1.5 billion citywide budget

The raise leaves the city's property tax rate the same at 85.5 cents per $100 of assessed value.

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Fort Worth's new police gun range to open Nov. 1

The range, the first phase of the city's new public safety training center, is set to open in a month and a half. The secod phase will open next Spring.

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Fort Worth looking at making it easier for outside firms to seek MWBE contracts

Proposed changes, which the City Council will vote on in November, would allow firms headquartered elsewhere but with presence in the area to receive preference in applying for MWBE contracts.

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What do you think of the new plans for a new Will Rogers arena and changes at the Convention Center?