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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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Taking the Cake: Sundance had pursued Cheesecake Factory for many years

The Cheesecake Factory had been on the white board over at Sundance Square management for some time

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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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Sally Jenkins

Jenkins: Who can fix college sports problems? Not the guys who caused ‘em!

It's an adage that you can't help people who won't help themselves, and NCAA administrators fall into the category of staggering drunks who won't let go of the bottle.

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Jenkins: The NCAA has outlived its usefulness; let’s bury it

The need to dissolve the NCAA and put its Indianapolis headquarters into foreclosure has been fully demonstrated in the past weeks.

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Jenkins: RG III needs to learn that he has a lot to learn

A rookie quarterback outplayed Robert Griffin III. That is an inescapable fact, and Washington must confront it if its loss to the Minnesota Vikings isn't going to be fatal for its season.

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Jenkins: Concussions are the black lung of the NFL

Since the NFL insists on behaving like the coal industry circa 1969, the only solution to its problems is for Congress to step in and regulate the business of these 32 billionaire plunderers.

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Jenkins: Others may doubt him but Eli Manning never wavers

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Eli Manning is still hanging around with that downbeat attitude, the slope shouldered, shambling body language that makes his critics question him, but which has given him such mental durability in the NFL. Does anything ever seem to bother him? Anything? Ever?

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Jenkins: Are Redskins, Robert Griffin III kidding themselves?

Self-esteem is great; self-deception is not. The Washington Redskins don't seem to know the difference.

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Jenkins: NFL commissioner’s actions in Rice case too little and way too late

That NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is unduly vain and self-serving, with his eye on some further prize, has always been obvious. That he obfuscates and evades on tough issues unless they are convenient for him, that his convictions are highly selective and so is his enforcement, has never been more apparent.

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Sally Jenkins: Davis out of Little League World Series, women out of sports spotlight

Mo'ne Davis is out of the Little League World Series, leaving behind a perishing impression of a pitching arm like a lariat, and those alert tourmaline eyes. For all of the American male self-congratulation for treating Davis as an "athlete" instead of a girl, the fact is that Davis' ability to command sports media attention post-puberty is highly in doubt and subject to their apathy.

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Let’s face it – Tiger’s a wreck, not a contender

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Tiger Woods was fully nine shots off the lead after the opening round of the PGA Championship, but the more telling numbers were these: He hit four one-handers and three wild tee shots, landing in a forest, a creek bed and over a fence. He was so far back that a couple of club pros and a 64-year-old were ahead of him.

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Dan Jenkins misses the British Open; Sally chronicles the misery

FORT WORTH – The British Open is better in Texas because you can watch it with barbecue. This is how my father has consoled himself while missing his first golf major championship in 45 years.

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