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Two from Fort Worth appointed by Gov. Abbott to university boards

Steve Hicks, a University of Texas System regent who has been a vocal opponent of regents who have criticized the system’s flagship campus in Austin, was reappointed to the board by Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday. 

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Fort Worth draws closer to deal with Lancaster developer

City staff are planning to introduce the developer Feb. 3 at a meeting of the City Council's Housing and Economic Development Committee.

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Compass BBVA names Happel CEO for Fort Worth

BBVA Compass has appointed Brian Happel, most recently the Fort Worth city president, its chief executive officer of Fort Worth.

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Fort Worth minority business receives nationwide grant

Cuevas Distribution Inc., a minority- and woman-owned business in Fort Worth, is one of 20 small businesses nationwide to receive a $150,000 grant from Chase as part of the Mission Main Street program.

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Museum District: Area’s evolution creating more interaction, public spaces

Fifteen years ago if someone had shot a cannon from Fort Worth’s world-renowned museum district, nobody would have noticed, joked Lori Eklund, senior deputy director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. But that has changed.

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Journalists to speak about Kennedy's fateful trip

Pres. Kennedy visiting Fort Worth in 1963. Photo courtesy of UT Arlington.

Fort Worth Remembers JFK, a program planned for September at Texas Christian University, will bring together a group of area journalists who covered President Kennedy’s trip to Fort Worth and Dallas, hosted by Bob Schieffer, who was also involved in the assassination coverage.


Panelists include Hugh Aynesworth, author, journalist and historian, whose book November 22, 1963: WITNESS To History, will be published in September; Mike Cochran, former Fort Worth AP correspondent and writer at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Fort Worth Business Press; Gary DeLaune, former KLIF radio anchor; and Bob Huffaker, former KRLD radio announcer. Bill Paxton, former Fort Worth resident, actor and film director, who attended Kennedy’s Fort Worth speech as an 8-year-old, will also be on the panel.


Sponsored The TCU Schieffer School of Journalism and the Star-Telegram have partnered to present the program at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, in Ed Landreth Auditorium on the TCU campus.
Tickets are complimentary but must be reserved in advance. Tickets can be reserved at www.schiefferschool.tcu.edu beginning Aug. 17.
 

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