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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 Shady Family

The Shady family, from left to right, Corinne, Shirley, Cary, Christi and Cameryn. Shirley grew up in the restaurant business and was employed with Kraft-General Foods. Now retired, she is an active member of FUMC Arlington, volunteers at Bass Performance Hall and is a recognized artist in the area. Her son Cary graduated from Ogle School of Hair Design and became a stylist for Sheer Pleasure Hair Salon, which he purchased and has owned for 33 years. He and his wife Christi have been married 27 years and are board members of Camcor Investments, LLC. Through Camcor, they built and own a shopping center in South Arlington. Christi graduated from UTA (1985) with a degree in Mathematics/Computer Science. Currently, she is a software engineer for DexMedia in Dallas. Cary and Christi reside in Arlington and attend FBC Arlington. They built a weekend home in Grandbury which they share via VRBO and hope to retire there. Their oldest daughter, Corinne, is 22 and recently graduated from SFASU with a degree in Theatre/Psychology and is to be married this October. Their other daughter Cameryn is 15 and attends Mansfield Summit High School and studies Tae Kwon Do. She plans a career in law enforcement. Mother and daughters all study music and enjoy singing and playing the piano.

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