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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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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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Fort Worth Police association planning 25,000-square-foot offices

The POA, which recently demolished its one-story building at 904 Collier St. near downtown, is planning a five-story replacement.

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Texas chill expected to ease a little

The Associated Press

 

Texas has seen the worst of the latest arctic blast, with temperatures dropping into the teens for the second night in a row in much of the state.

The National Weather Service predicts a slow warming trend Tuesday, with temperatures climbing into the 40s statewide. Far South Texas was due for some cold rain.

AEP Texas reports almost 5,000 customers lost power Monday night in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, while another 3,500 went dark in the Laredo area. Oncor reported about 2,200 customers were without power in the Dallas-Fort Worth area Monday night.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages the electric grid that serves most of Texas, has appealed for conservation to avoid overtaxing generating and transmission facilities.

 

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