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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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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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Fort Worth Police association planning 25,000-square-foot offices

The POA, which recently demolished its one-story building at 904 Collier St. near downtown, is planning a five-story replacement.

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MADD names Wendy Davis a '2013 Legislative Champion'

 

AUSTIN — Mothers Against Drunk Driving has named state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) as one of its “2013 Legislative Champions.” The award highlights Davis’ work within the Texas Legislature to stop drunken driving.

 

“MADD applauds Sen. Davis for authoring legislation to give law enforcement officers additional tools to enforce our DWI laws. She is a true partner in efforts to keep our streets and highways safe,” said Jeff Miracle, MADD North Texas affiliate executive director in a news release.

 

"This award belongs to every Texan who has spoken out and done their part to keep our communities safe," said Senator Wendy Davis. "More work must be done to support our first responders and law enforcement officers to stop [drunken] driving."

 

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