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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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Top area CFOs honored

The Fort Worth Business Press honored 13 area chief financial officers today with a luncheon at the Fort Worth Club.

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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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CEO of Fort Worth-based AZZ dies

 

Betty Dillard

bdillard@bizpress.net

David H. Dingus, director, president and chief executive officer of Fort Worth-based AZZ incorporated, died unexpectedly on Oct. 27, 2013, from medical complications related to pancreatic cancer.


Dingus, 65, has served as the president and CEO of AZZ since 2001 and as a member of the company’s board of directors since 1999.
Chairman Kevern Joyce said, “The entire AZZ family is saddened by the news of David’s death. We grieve David’s passing and send our deepest condolences to his family.”


Dana Perry, 64, current senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer, will assume the duties of the president and CEO on an interim basis until AZZ’s board of directors appoints a successor.


AZZ incorporated is a global provider of specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, and industrial markets as well as a leading provider of hot dip galvanizing services to the North American steel fabrication market
 

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