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North Tarrant Express completion date moved up to October

Fort Worth-area commuters can expect the 13.3-mile North Tarrant Express to open in full operation in October, eight months ahead of the original schedule.

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Left Bank project hits roadblocks on access, traffic

Questions about fire access and traffic are bogging down talks on an economic incentive agreement for the planned, $300 million Left Bank development on the Trinity River at West Seventh Street, Fort Worth officials and the developer acknowledge.

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TCU's Neeley School receives $30M donation as part of planned expansion

A $30 million foundation gift to Texas Christian University will help guide a $100 million facility expansion for the Neeley School of Business.

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Mixed-use complex at Fort Worth TRE parking lot could cost $60 million

A design panel proposes two buildings on Trinity Railway Express lot on Near Southside, with a mix of apartments, retail, office and parking, and frontage on West Vickery and views across I-30 and overlooking downtown.

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UPS adding Alliance, McKinney locations and 500 area jobs

UPS said Aug. 21 it will add two new package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

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O'Dell Family

Patrick and Duff O’Dell reside in Grapevine, Texas. Patrick grew up in Oklahoma and was an Emmy Award-winning photo journalist for CBS News before retiring in 2007. He loves baseball and was a member of the first College World Series Championship team

. He was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame in 2007. Duff grew up in Georgia and began her career with Delta Air Lines as a “stewardess” in 1973. She went into management and retired in 2005 as the Director of all domestic based flight attendants.

She was nominated out of over 70,000 employees to run with the Olympic Torch in 1996. She has been an active volunteer in her church and community for the past 25 years and has won numerous civic awards including the D.E. Box Citizen of the Year, Woman of the Year and Rotarian of the Year. Duff and Patrick have four daughters and eleven grandchildren. Their daughter Courtney and granddaughter, Keara are in the photo with them at their home in Grapevine.

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