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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Ex Rangers manager Washington apologizes for 'breaking wife's trust'

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he is embarrassed for 'breaking his wife's trust.'

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Trinity Valley School leader to leave in May 2015

Gary Krahn, head of school for the past eight years at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, will leave his position in May 2015 when he and his wife Paula will move

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AZZ hires new president and CEO

 

AZZ inc, announced Monday that the company has hired a new president and CEO.
Tom E. Ferguson will join AZZ as president and CEO and also been elected to serve on AZZ's Board of Directors.


Ferguson, 57, was previously CEO of FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies Inc., a provider of pipeline technology products and services. Ferguson spent 25 years serving in various executive capacities with Flowserve Corp., a global provider of fluid motion and control products and services, and its affiliates. Ferguson began working in his new position effective Nov. 4.


Effective as of Oct. 27, Dana L. Perry assumed the duties of president and CEOI of AZZ on an interim basis following the unexpected death of David H. Dingus on that same day. Perry will relinquish those duties to Ferguson and will continue to serve AZZ in his capacity as senior vice president of finance and CFO.


Fort Worth-based AZZ is a provider of specialty electrical equipment and services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, and industrial markets as well as a provider of hot dip galvanizing services to the North American steel fabrication market.
 

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