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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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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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RadioShack rescue raises question of what's worth saving

NEW YORK — RadioShack Corp.'s effort to seek financing and stave off bankruptcy raises a key question for investors, analysts and the customers who've shunned the electronics retailer for years: What's worth saving here?

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Winter Whistler Express arrives Nov. 29
 
A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
Trinity Railway Express invites folks to climb aboard the Winter Whistler Express, a new holiday train.
 
Combining two Trinity Railway Express cars and operated by the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) and Dallas Area Rapid Transit, the newly announced train is set to debut on Friday Nov. 29.
 
Several family events are planned between 12 noon and 3 p.m., including visits from Santa and holiday carolers as passengers travel between Dallas and Fort Worth. The special Winter Whistler Express events also are scheduled from about 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays (Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14 and 21).
 
Tickets can be purchased at platform ticket vending machines or by using the new GoPass mobile application available for free at the App Store or Google Play. Details about the app are available at www.GoPass.biz.
 
More information and schedules are available by visiting www.trinityrailwayexpress.org or by calling The T at 817-215-8600, as well as DART customer information at 214-979-1111.
 
lgraham@bizpress.net
 
 
 

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