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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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On the rise: Kolache bakery stirs up Fort Worth breakfast scene

Investment bankers Wade Chappell and Greg Saltsman didn’t know anything about baking or how to make kolaches when they started their own kolache delivery business in Fort Worth. The two friends just loved eating the Czech pastries but couldn’t find a product they liked locally.

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Holt Hickman, businessman who helped preserve Stockyards, dies at 82

Longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist and preservationist Holt Hickman died Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 82.

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Fort Worth denies three building permits amid TCU overlay debate

City Council members will consider appeals on the three single-family permits Tuesday.

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Taking a RIDE: Fort Worth-based network saddles up for broadcast

As a media executive and owner of television studios, Michael Fletcher has been pitched some ideas before. Like the one from a local preacher who wanted to bust prostitutes and drug dealers – on air – and urge them to come to God.

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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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