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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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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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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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Barnett still packs economic punch, study finds

Despite reduced drilling and unstable gas prices, Fort Worth continues reaping the rewards of the Barnett Shale, according to a newly released study by The Perryman Group.7

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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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Rose appointed to Dallas Fed board

 

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors announced Dec. 19 that BNSF CEO Matthew K. Rose has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors. He will serve a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2014.

Rose is chairman and CEO of BNSF Railway Co., headquartered in Fort Worth. He will become the company’s executive chairman effective January 1, 2014.

“Matt Rose is one of the most respected businessmen in the nation. We are honored to have him serve on our board,” said Dallas Fed president and CEO Richard W. Fisher.

As a Dallas Fed board member, Rose will provide input into regional and national economic conditions as part of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy functions.

Rose has been CEO of BNSF since 2000 and was named chairman of the company in 2002. Previously, he served as the company’s president and COO.
 

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