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Great Woman of Texas; Stacie McDavid

“I’ve always been a maverick in a number of ways,” says businesswoman and philanthropist Stacie McDavid.

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Thousands rally across US after Ferguson decision

Thousands of people rallied late Monday in U.S. cities including Los Angeles and New York to passionately but peacefully protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo.

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Fort Worth Thanksgiving schedule announced

Thanksgiving closures have been announced, with most Fort Worth city offices – including City Hall – set to close Thursday Nov.27 and Friday Nov. 28 for the holiday, according to a city news release.

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Earthquake hits on Saturday near Irving

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Dallas-Fort Worth area around 9:15 p.m. Saturday night, according to the United State Geological survey.

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Hope Lancarte of Joe T. Garcia's dies

Hope Lancarte, who ran her father's restaurant, Joe T. Garcia’s, for decades, died Thursday morning.. She was 86.

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Trader Joe's set for Southlake

Trader Joe's rendering

Betty Dillard

bdillard@bizpress.net

California-based grocery chain Trader Joe’s announced Sept. 4 it has signed a lease for a 13,500-square-foot store in Southlake Town Square that will open in 2014.


The 13,500-square-foot neighborhood store will be built on an undeveloped parcel at the northwest corner of Southlake Boulevard and Central Avenue. In addition to the 3,000 Trader Joe’s private label brand, the new store will offer beer and wine.
Trader Joe’s also announced plans to open an additional location in Katy outside of Houston, which also is slated to open next year.


Trader Joe’s has 10 Texas locations open or in development. Its first Texas stores opened in 2012 in Fort Worth and in The Woodlands near Houston.
Trader Joe’s began in 1958 in the Los Angeles area and currently has more than 390 stores in 35 states.

 

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