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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 29, 2013

 

AdWe have two great companies right in the middle of our city who are doing wonderful things for our city, why wouldn’t we want to have that partnership? This is a good deal for us.

– Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck, after AT&T announced it would purchase the naming rights to Cowboys Stadium. The city of Arlington will receive 5 percent of the revenue from the naming rights annually.

This decision has nothing to do with protecting voting rights and everything to do with advancing a partisan political agenda.

– Sen John Cornyn, R-Texas, after the Obama administration singled out Texas for legal action and promising broader efforts follow last month’s Supreme Court ruling that wiped out a major provision of the Voting Rights Act.

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