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Ex Rangers manager Washington apologizes for 'breaking wife's trust'

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he is embarrassed for 'breaking his wife's trust.'

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Road Show: City leaders prepare campaign to corral votes for $450 million arena

Fort Worth’s biggest backers of a new arena at the Will Rogers Memorial Center are leaving little to the chance of a “no” vote in a citywide election Nov. 4 to decide on new fees that would fund 15 percent of the $450 million project.

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Texas Health Southwest breaks ground on $40M expansion

A $40 million expansion of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is under way, with groundbreaking ceremonies held this week.

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Overland Sheepskin opening Sundance Square store in Fort Worth

The store is expected to open by the holidays, Sundance said.

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Fort Worth tops in Texas for apartments, study finds

Fort Worth tops apartment markets statewide for the month of August 2014, according to research by Axiometrics Inc., a Dallas-based apartment market research and analysis firm.

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Penn. AG files criminal charges against XTO

 

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Attorney General Kathleen Kane has filed criminal charges against XTO Energy, Inc. over a 2010 spill of natural gas drilling wastewater in Lycoming County.

XTO says Tuesday that it will challenge the criminal charges, which the company calls baseless, unprecedented and an abuse of prosecutorial discretion.

Kane says that a grand jury recommended the charges for the spill of more than 50,000 gallons of toxic wastewater.

XTO is charged with five counts under the Clean Streams Law and three counts under the Solid Waste Management Act. XTO is an Exxon Mobil subsidiary, based in Fort Worth, Texas.

In July XTO reached a settlement over the same spill with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Kane says the case will be prosecuted in Lycoming County by her office's environmental crimes section.
 

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