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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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Fort Worth Chamber names Small Business of the Year winners

A trampoline recreation business; an oilfield services company; a longtime aviation maintenance firm; a maker of electrical wiring harnesses. Those were the wide variety of businesses that received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

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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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Two from Tarrant honored for entrepreneurship

 

Ernst & Young LLP today announced the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Award winners in Southwest Area North. Two Tarrant County companies were honored.

The award recognizes entrepreneurs who have had success in innovation, and financial performance and have demonstrated a personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The finalists and winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and honored at an event at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on June 22.
Regional award winners go on to compete at the national level. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif., on Nov. 16.

• Richard Wright
President and CEO
AdvoCare
Plano

• Max Martin
Chairman and CEO
ARGO Data Resource Corporation
Richardson

• Calvin Carter
Founder and President
Bottle Rocket Apps
Dallas

• Stephen Mooney
President and CEO
Conifer Health Solutions
Frisco

• David Sokolsky
President and CEO
Daisy Brand
Dallas

• Gregg Engles
Chairman
Dean Foods Company
Dallas

• Phil Rykhoek
President and CEO
Denbury Resources, Inc.
Plano

• Ross Perot
Founder and Chairman
EDS/Perot Systems

• Ross Perot, Jr.
Chairman
Perot Systems/Hillwood

• Don Freeman
Chairman
Freeman
Dallas

• Carrie Freeman Parsons
Vice Chairman
Freeman
Dallas

• Joe Popolo
President
Freeman
Dallas

• David Weinreb
CEO
Howard Hughes Corporation
Dallas

• Randy Watson
Chairman and CEO
Justin Brands, Inc.
Fort Worth

• Eddie Lennox
Founder and Chairman
Service King Collision Repair Centers, Inc.
Richardson

• Tony Aquila
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Solera Holdings, Inc.
Westlake

• Brian Schultz
CEO
Studio Movie Grill
Dallas

 

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