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Super PAC Men: How political consultants took a Fort Worth oilman on a wild ride

The head of a Texas oil dynasty joined the parade of wealthy political donors, aiming to flip the Senate to Republicans. By the time consultants were done with him, the war chest was drained and fraud allegations were flying

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Bon Appétit: New French restaurant dishes out the finest in Fort Worth

Barely open six months, Le Cep, a contemporary French restaurant proffering fine dining, is stirring up Fort Worth’s culinary scene.

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Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

SALADO, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a reported bridge collapse along an interstate in Central Texas.

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Bombay Co.'s former HQ building purchased

The Bombay Co.’s former Fort Worth headquarters building has been sold, with private equity fund Diversified International Partners snapping up the seven-story, 122,828-square-foot structure at 550 Bailey St.

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Latin-inspired restaurant set to open in downtown Fort Worth

Downtown Fort Worth’s dining scene is about to get spicier with the opening of a new restaurant featuring Latin-inspired coastal cuisine.

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Baylor hospital receives Baldrige award

 

Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano has been named as one of three organizations this year o receive the 2013 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership.

All of this year’s winners are from the health care and education sectors.
The other two winners are:
• Pewaukee School District, Pewaukee, Wis. (education)
• Sutter Davis Hospital, Davis, Calif. (health care)

"I am happy to congratulate the 2013 Baldrige Award recipients, three organizations that are leading innovative practices, dynamic management, sound financial performance, outstanding employee and customer satisfaction, and a solid commitment to excellence and proven results,” said Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. “The Baldrige program has had a tangible impact on the success of thousands of organizations worldwide and our nation’s economy, and the winners announced today will undoubtedly continue that legacy and serve as role models for their peers in the health care and education sectors.”
The Baldrige judges also recognize best practices in one or more of the Baldrige Criteria categories by organizations that are candidates for the award but are not selected as a winner. Another one of those winners was a Texas hospital.
This year, the judges chose to honor two health care organizations for their best practices in the leadership criterion:
• Duke University Hospital, Durham, N.C.
• Hill Country Memorial, Fredericksburg
The 2013 Baldrige Award recipients were selected from a field of 22 applicants.
 

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