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Berkshire Hathaway company acquires Fort Worth firm

M&M Manufacturing, a producer of sheet metal products for the air distribution and ventilation market based in Fort Worth, has been acquired by MiTek Industries Inc., a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.,

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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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Top area CFOs honored

The Fort Worth Business Press honored 13 area chief financial officers today with a luncheon at the Fort Worth Club.

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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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US running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?

NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months.

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It's Cuban, Coulter for 'Sharknado 3'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will play the President of the United States in Sharknado 3, the second sequel to the pop cultural phenomena, ‘Sharknado.’

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Conservatives back teacher evaluations, school grading plans

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Top legislative conservatives clamoring for Texas to adopt a school choice voucher plan proposed a series of other education changes instead Tuesday that are less controversial but could still spark heated debates.

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Oil glut at a glance: Where Texas, US store oil

A glut of crude oil has pushed the amount of crude in the U.S. to record levels. Here are the biggest crude storage fields in the U.S., and how much they can hold, according to the market data provider Genscape.

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Former Texas land commissioner Armstrong dead at 82

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Leaders from both parties are honoring Bob Armstrong, a former Texas land commissioner who served as assistant U.S. secretary of the interior under President Bill Clinton and who died over the weekend at 82.

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