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26-story mixed-use tower planned at Taylor & Fifth in downtown Fort Worth

Jetta Operating Co., a 24-year-old privately held oil and gas company in Fort Worth, and a related entity plan a 26-story mixed-use tower downtown at Taylor and Fifth streets on a site once owned by the Star-Telegram.

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UPDATE: Six candidates file for two Water Board seats

Six candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Tarrant Regional Water Board, setting up a battle that could potentially shift the balance of power on the board and the priorities of one of the largest water districts in Texas.

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Fort Worth breaks ground on $8.6 million South Main renovation

Fort Worth Near Southsiders and city officials broke ground Monday on the 18-month rebuild of South Main Street between Vickery Boulevard and West Magnolia Avenue.

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Fort Worth Chamber names Small Business of the Year winners

A trampoline recreation business; an oilfield services company; a longtime aviation maintenance firm; a maker of electrical wiring harnesses. Those were the wide variety of businesses that received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

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Body-camera maker has financial ties to former Fort Worth police chief, others

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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UPDATE: Fort Worth real estate agent found dead in office

 

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The suspect in the stabbing death of a North Texas real estate agent is in police custody following a standoff.

Fort Worth police Cpl. Tracey Knight says the man who had barricaded himself in a Fort Worth home shot multiple times at SWAT officers on Tuesday but officers did not return fire. No officers were injured.

She says the man has been taken to a local hospital with at least one self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police responded to the home after getting a call from the homeowner that he was there.

The Tarrant County medical examiner says Suzanne Parsons, the 49-year-old woman found dead Monday afternoon at her Fort Worth office, died from multiple stab and cut wounds to the neck and chest. Parsons is listed as a real estate agent for RE/MAX. Parsons, of Haslet, was found deceased inside her office at the ReMax location on the 4200 block of Heritage Trace Parkway.



 

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