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Bicycling, fitness center, rooftop bar coming to Clearfork's Trailhead

An 11,000-square-foot bicycling and fitness center is headed for the Trailhead at Clearfork on the Trinity River in west Fort Worth, Cassco Development said Wednesday.

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Glen Garden rezoning for distillery, attraction, goes forward on 7-2 Fort Worth council vote

Fort Worth Mayor Pro Tem W.B. "Zim" Zimmerman moved to approve the rezoning on a substitute motion, after Council member Kelly Allen Gray initially moved to deny the case.

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Editorial: Convention Center, Will Rogers arena link is a sham

The folks at Fort Worth City Hall are trying to pull a fast one. Surprise, surprise, as the long-ago TV sitcom philosopher Gomer Pyle liked to say.

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Will Rogers arena plan moves ahead on Fort Worth council's vote

City Council members voted unanimously on a resolution that says it supports a 50-50 public-private partnership for a new arena that also would pave the way to raze the city's Convention Center arena and replace it with modern meeting space.

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Alcon partners with Google to develop smart contact lens

Swiss drug maker Novartis Group said July 15 that its eye care unit, Fort Worth-based Alcon, will join with a division of Google Inc. to develop and market a smart contact lens for all ocular medical uses.

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Texas governor's candidates speak on deadly wreck
 
 
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The two presumptive front-runners in the race for Texas governor say they're outraged by a probation sentence given to a North Texas teen for a deadly wreck that killed four pedestrians.
 
Attorney General Greg Abbott and Texas Sen. Wendy Davis discussed the case of 16-year-old Ethan Couch following his sentencing last week in Fort Worth.
 
Abbott says his office is studying whether the sentence can be reviewed.
The Republican tells KTVT-TV of Dallas that the result of Couch's case was "outrageous."
 
Davis, a Democrat who represents Fort Worth, told WFAA-TV says she wants to study changes that can be made "from a legislative perspective."
 
Couch was given 10 years' probation instead of prison in the June accident, a sentence that has gotten national attention.
 
 
 

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