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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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Holt Hickman, businessman who helped preserve Stockyards, dies at 82

Longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist and preservationist Holt Hickman died Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 82.

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UPDATE: Could American Airlines move its headquarters?

A key linchpin in the Fort Worth economy, American Airlines Group Inc., is considering sites for a new headquarters, possibly outside the city, the airline’s CEO said this morning.

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Crestwood area hoping to block planned office building

Residents of West Fort Worth’s Crestwood Association are trying to block the rezoning of a small apartment complex at White Settlement Road and North Bailey Avenue to make way for a planned office building, saying it would represent the start of commercial encroachment into their neighborhood.

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Tiger Woods takes a swing at Fort Worth's Dan Jenkins - in print anyway

Rarely does Golf Digest make the news. Leave it to Dan Jenkins to change that.

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TECH Fort Worth client receives $550,000 financing

 

Betty Dillard

bdillard@bizpress.net

Vital Art and Science Inc. (VAS), creator of the myVisionTrack home vision monitor, has completed a $550,000 Series A round of financing, the Richardson-based company announced Aug. 27.


The funding will enable VAS to continue development of its smart phone-based home monitor products and support its work with strategic partners to bring the myVisionTrack test to millions of patients around the world.
The funding round was led by the North Texas Angel Network (NTAN), and valued the company at $10 million post financing.


“The myVisionTrack home monitor is the first easy-to-use and accurate test for patients already diagnosed with a wet-AMD, or diabetic retinopathy, to monitor their disease progress and help ensure they get timely treatments to help save their vision,” said Mike Bartlett, VAS founder and president.


Bartlett said the company received its clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in February. The funding will allow VAS, a client of technology incubator TECH Fort Worth, to bring its product to market.
MyVisionTrack can be used in a physician’s office or at home by patients with these diseases to help track disease progression, detect disease condition changes for earlier intervention and document treatment effects.
 

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