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Moves by Jeb Bush add to talk of 2016 candidacy

WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush's decision to release a policy-laden e-book and all his emails from his time as governor of Florida has further stoked expectations among his allies that he will launch a presidential bid.

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Ebby Halliday acquires Fort Worth’s Williams Trew

Williams Trew Real Estate of Fort Worth has been acquired by Dallas-based residential real estate brokerage Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc.

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Taking the Cake: Sundance had pursued Cheesecake Factory for many years

The Cheesecake Factory had been on the white board over at Sundance Square management for some time

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Fort Worth businessman to lead Abbott, Patrick inauguration efforts

Fort Worth businessman Ardon Moore will chair the committee running inauguration festivities for Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick in January, it was announced on Friday.   Moore, president of Lee M. Bass Inc. in Fort Worth, is a vice chairman of the University of Texas Investment

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Meridian Bank Texas parent acquired by UMB Financial for $182.5M

Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial Corp., the parent company of UMB Bank, said Dec. 15 it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Marquette Financial Companies in an all-stock transaction.

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Fort Worth ISD bond package passes easily

 

With about 90 percent of the vote counted, all three Fort Worth Independent School District propositions are passing with over 74 percent approving the measures.
The $489.9 million Capital Improvement Program, is comprised of three propositions.
• Proposition 1 includes District-wide security and technology upgrades at every school, District-wide Pre-Kindergarten, nearly 300 classroom additions, new kitchens and school cafeterias, two new elementary schools, new field houses, Wi-Fi study areas and renovations to bring facilities into compliance with accessibility standards.
• Proposition 2 provides funding for a Performing and Fine Arts Academy and a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy.
• Proposition 3 is reserved for non-construction items that require periodic refreshing such as school buses, musical instruments and uniforms, furniture and fixtures.
 

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