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Moves by Jeb Bush add to talk of 2016 candidacy

WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush's decision to release a policy-laden e-book and all his emails from his time as governor of Florida has further stoked expectations among his allies that he will launch a presidential bid.

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Ebby Halliday acquires Fort Worth’s Williams Trew

Williams Trew Real Estate of Fort Worth has been acquired by Dallas-based residential real estate brokerage Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc.

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Meridian Bank Texas parent acquired by UMB Financial for $182.5M

Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial Corp., the parent company of UMB Bank, said Dec. 15 it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Marquette Financial Companies in an all-stock transaction.

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Cousins Properties to sell 777 Main tower in downtown Fort Worth

Cousins Properties Inc. has confirmed plans to sell the 777 Main office tower in downtown Fort Worth, according to a news release from the Atlanta-based real estate investment firm.

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Glen Garden sale closes, distillery on tap

Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. closed late Wednesday on its purchase of the historic Glen Garden Country Club in southeast Fort Worth, with plans to convert it into a whiskey distillery and bucolic visitor attraction.

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Proposed spaceport in Houston to be discussed

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston leaders are proceeding with efforts to establish a licensed spaceport at one of the city's airports.

The city's airport system plans on Wednesday to unveil drawings and three-dimensional graphics depicting various facets of the proposed Spaceport at Ellington Airport, including a passenger terminal building and an aviation museum.

The plans will be discussed at a meeting at Space Center Houston with the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, which is in the city this week for meetings with commercial space industry leaders in the Houston area.

Airport system officials have said their plans for a spaceport include accommodating reusable launch vehicles, space vehicle assembly, launching of micro-satellites and space tourism.

Ellington Airport, the 96-year-old airport that usually does not handle commercial air service, supports U.S. military and NASA operations.

 

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