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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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UPDATE: Could American Airlines move its headquarters?

A key linchpin in the Fort Worth economy, American Airlines Group Inc., is considering sites for a new headquarters, possibly outside the city, the airline’s CEO said this morning.

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Crestwood area hoping to block planned office building

Residents of West Fort Worth’s Crestwood Association are trying to block the rezoning of a small apartment complex at White Settlement Road and North Bailey Avenue to make way for a planned office building, saying it would represent the start of commercial encroachment into their neighborhood.

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Tiger Woods takes a swing at Fort Worth's Dan Jenkins - in print anyway

Rarely does Golf Digest make the news. Leave it to Dan Jenkins to change that.

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Hilton Fort Worth named to Historic Hotels

The Hilton Fort Worth is one of 24 hotels named a member of the Historic Hotels of America, the Washington, D.C.-based group announced on Nov. 18.

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DiSH makes $25.5 billion bid for Sprint
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Satellite TV provider Dish Network on Monday announced a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel.
The offer is an attempt to top another bid for Sprint: $20.1 billion for a 70 percent stake by Japanese tech company Softbank. That deal, made in October, was widely seen as giving Sprint a much needed cash infusion, one that staved off a possible bankruptcy filing.
Sprint said it had no comment on Dish's bid. Its shares shot up nearly 10 percent in premarket trading. Dish shares were also up 3.4 percent.
Dish said it intends to combine with Sprint to offer high-speed Internet service to millions of potential customers with inferior or no access to such service now.
The bid for Sprint would also give Dish another coveted target, wireless broadband provider Clearwire.
Dish had a brief bidding war earlier this year with Sprint for Clearwire, but Clearwire decided to accept Sprint's offer. Sprint already owned a 50 percent stake in Clearwire before the bidding war began.
In its statement, Dish said its bid for Sprint represents a 13 percent premium over the Softbank offer.
Analyst Amy Yong of MacQuarie Research said that there are many questions about Dish's plans for Sprint that make it difficult to judge who will be the winning bidder.
The wireless sector has been going through a number of deals in recent years, and Dish has reportedly been interested in finding a partner in the sector.
"Charlie's a poker player by trade," Yong said of Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen. "This might just be his way of getting all the other wireless companies talking with him."

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