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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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Fort Worth Chamber names Small Business of the Year winners

A trampoline recreation business; an oilfield services company; a longtime aviation maintenance firm; a maker of electrical wiring harnesses. Those were the wide variety of businesses that received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

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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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The T announces interim president during executive search
 
 
A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
The Fort Worth Transportation Authority has named Anthony “Tony” Johnson as interim president and CEO as it seeks a successor for Dick Ruddell, who resigned the position on Oct. 4.
 
Johnson, executive vice president and chief operating officer of The T, has more than 20 years of experience in public transportation. He joined The T in 1991 as director of operations.
 
Rob Harmon, The T’s chief financial officer, will continue serving as officer in charge of TEX Rail, the commuter rail line expected to operate from downtown to Grapevine and into Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
 
lgraham@bizpress.net

 

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