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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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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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Roth joins RadioShack

 

RadioShack Corp. has named Merianne Roth, formerly of the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau, to the new role of vice president – communications.
Roth's responsibilities will include RadioShack's corporate communications, community relations, internal communications, and event marketing. She will report to Jennifer Warren, senior vice president and chief marketing officer.
Roth background includes leadership roles for JCPenney, where she was director of consumer brand marketing and publicity, and Pier 1 Imports, where she served as senior manager of public relations. Roth is involved in several community and professional organizations, including serving on the boards of Fort Worth Bike Share, Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival and the Women's Center of Tarrant County.
"I am very happy to welcome Merianne to the RadioShack team," said Warren in a news release. "She brings a wealth of experience in public relations and marketing communications with her, and in-depth knowledge of our industry as well as our hometown community. I am confident that she will provide valuable support and counsel to our executive management team."
 

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