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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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Overheard: July 15, 2013

 

When you think about a person who has dedicated a dozen years-plus of his life to public service, that is to be commended. Frank, I salute you.

– Gyna Bivens, commending District 5 Councilman Frank Moss after being sworn in as his successor at the July 9 City Council meeting.

I don’t intend to get involved in the politics or the specifics of policy, but I do hope there is a positive resolution to the debate.

– Former President George W. Bush, in a soft endorsement of immigration reform efforts on Capitol Hill, speaking at a ceremony for newly sworn-in citizens at a naturalization ceremony at his library and museum in Dallas on July 10.
 

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