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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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UPDATE: Could American Airlines move its headquarters?

A key linchpin in the Fort Worth economy, American Airlines Group Inc., is considering sites for a new headquarters, possibly outside the city, the airline’s CEO said this morning.

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Holt Hickman, businessman who helped preserve Stockyards, dies at 82

Longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist and preservationist Holt Hickman died Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 82.

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Crestwood area hoping to block planned office building

Residents of West Fort Worth’s Crestwood Association are trying to block the rezoning of a small apartment complex at White Settlement Road and North Bailey Avenue to make way for a planned office building, saying it would represent the start of commercial encroachment into their neighborhood.

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Tiger Woods takes a swing at Fort Worth's Dan Jenkins - in print anyway

Rarely does Golf Digest make the news. Leave it to Dan Jenkins to change that.

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BNSF honors Montana Rail, Bighorn Divide at annual awards
 
 
A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
BNSF Railway Co. of Fort Worth has selected Montana Rail Link Inc. as 2013 Shortline of the Year for its significant growth and continued emphasis on a strong safety record.
 
Meanwhile, Bighorn Divide & Wyoming Railroad won special recognition honors, with both awards given as part of the annual Oct. 21 BNSF Shortline Conference in Irving.
 
Montana Rail Link connects with BNSF main lines at Huntley, Mont., and Sandpoint, Idaho.
 
“MRL is an important BNSF business partner committed to enhance service to customers by focusing on network and terminal velocity initiatives, responding to changes in traffic volume, and investing in infrastructure while always emphasizing the safety of employees,” said Dean Wise, vice president of network strategy for BNSF, commenting in a news release.
 
BNSF selected Bighorn Divide & Wyoming Railroad for special recognition because of its commitment to growth, customer service and efficiency. The company interchanges with BNSF at Bonneville and Bishop, Wyo.
 
BNSF created the awards to honor shortlines that exceed the railway’s expectations for innovation, determination, vision and entrepreneurial spirit.
 
BNSF Railway operates on 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. More information is available at www.bnsf.com.
 
lgraham@bizpress.net
 

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