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26-story mixed-use tower planned at Taylor & Fifth in downtown Fort Worth

Jetta Operating Co., a 24-year-old privately held oil and gas company in Fort Worth, and a related entity plan a 26-story mixed-use tower downtown at Taylor and Fifth streets on a site once owned by the Star-Telegram.

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UPDATE: Six candidates file for two Water Board seats

Six candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Tarrant Regional Water Board, setting up a battle that could potentially shift the balance of power on the board and the priorities of one of the largest water districts in Texas.

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Fort Worth breaks ground on $8.6 million South Main renovation

Fort Worth Near Southsiders and city officials broke ground Monday on the 18-month rebuild of South Main Street between Vickery Boulevard and West Magnolia Avenue.

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Body-camera maker has financial ties to former Fort Worth police chief, others

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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Fort Worth Police association planning 25,000-square-foot offices

The POA, which recently demolished its one-story building at 904 Collier St. near downtown, is planning a five-story replacement.

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BNSF Railway extends Armed Forces Bowl sponsorship
 
A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
BNSF Railway Inc. of Fort Worth has extended its sponsorship of the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl for three more years.
 
The sponsorship deal, which kicked off with the 2009 bowl, will keep the company involved through the 2015 game.
 
“We are proud to work with a Fort Worth based company in our mission to honor our country’s armed forces,” said Brant Ringler, executive director of the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in a news release.
 
Sharing that outlook was a BNSF spokesman.
 
“BNSF Railway has been committed to this outstanding athletic competition since the game’s inception and we look forward to our participation through the 2015 contest,” said Joe Faust, the company’s director of public affairs.
 
BNSF Railway, a Berkshire Hathaway company, operates in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. More information is available at www.bnsf.com.
 
Owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television, an ESPN subsidiary, the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl has featured an “armed forces” theme since 2006. More information is available at www.armedforcesbowl.com.
 
lgraham@bizpress.net

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