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26-story mixed-use tower planned at Taylor & Fifth in downtown Fort Worth

Jetta Operating Co., a 24-year-old privately held oil and gas company in Fort Worth, and a related entity plan a 26-story mixed-use tower downtown at Taylor and Fifth streets on a site once owned by the Star-Telegram.

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UPDATE: Six candidates file for two Water Board seats

Six candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Tarrant Regional Water Board, setting up a battle that could potentially shift the balance of power on the board and the priorities of one of the largest water districts in Texas.

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Fort Worth breaks ground on $8.6 million South Main renovation

Fort Worth Near Southsiders and city officials broke ground Monday on the 18-month rebuild of South Main Street between Vickery Boulevard and West Magnolia Avenue.

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Body-camera maker has financial ties to former Fort Worth police chief, others

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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Fort Worth Police association planning 25,000-square-foot offices

The POA, which recently demolished its one-story building at 904 Collier St. near downtown, is planning a five-story replacement.

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Opinion >>

Sally Jenkins

Jenkins: The fault, dear Tiger, is not in your swing, but in your cerebellum

Tiger Woods is not taking a break from the PGA Tour to fix a hitch in his golf swing. He's taking a break to fix the hitch in his head.

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Sally Jenkins: Will NFL tackle its problems or go down in flames?

PHOENIX – A commissioner who acts like he wants his profile on a stamp and a rulebook that must be read by cryptographers to be understood are just a couple of the NFL's problems on display this season.

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Jenkins: Brady and Patriots give game worthy of Super Bowl name

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Somehow the soulless big budget spectacle that was the Super Bowl, this anthemy, explosiony tricked-up show with its outrageous price gouging, the $9 "souvenir" sodas, and $15 "souvenir" popcorn, was finally worth it, and not because New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady made a little commemorative

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Jenkins: Is Deflategate a scandal or a lot of hot air?

PHOENIX – It's the scandal touched off by a pffffffffft. A whisper of escaping air that begs the question – what is the real substance of Deflategate, anyway?

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Jenkins: Bryant's jaw-dropping catch overruled by obscure parsing of rule

Usually, an NFL game is a pretty straightforward story, told with force and simplicity and ending in some kind of truth in the shape of a final score. But Dez Bryant, Peyton Manning and Bill Belichick didn't deliver

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Jenkins: Yes, RGIII was better but he still has a long way to go

Maybe Robert Griffin III finally has figured out how much coaching he needs to play in the NFL. Maybe he's realized how much interdependence with others it takes to look like a star in this league.

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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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