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T&P Warehouse: Historic building remains in limbo as area redevelops

For years, the historic T&P Warehouse on West Lancaster Avenue downtown, built in 1931 to house freight for the Texas Pacific Railway, has sat vacant and deteriorating.

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Susan Halsey, Fort Worth attorney, business leader, dies

Susan Halsey, a Fort Worth attorney who was also a community and business leader, died on Friday, Dec. 19. Halsey, 55, was chairman for the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce in 2013-2014, leading the chamber during a year

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Heating up: West Lancaster corridor projects moving forward

West Lancaster Avenue through downtown Fort Worth is heating up, with planners envisioning a lively mixed-use corridor that extends the central business district further south.

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Meridian Bank Texas parent acquired by UMB Financial for $182.5M

Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial Corp., the parent company of UMB Bank, said Dec. 15 it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Marquette Financial Companies in an all-stock transaction.

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Cousins Properties to sell 777 Main tower in downtown Fort Worth

Cousins Properties Inc. has confirmed plans to sell the 777 Main office tower in downtown Fort Worth, according to a news release from the Atlanta-based real estate investment firm.

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Oil slumps on Iran deal; beans and grains rise


The Associated Press

The price of crude oil is close to an eight-month low as traders worry about ramped-up exports from Iran and Libya adding to a global supply glut.

Oil for February delivery fell 92 cents to close at $91.80 in New York Monday, the nearly the lowest since May.

Some economic sanctions against Iran could be eased after a plan announced Sunday to implement an agreement to allow inspectors to monitor the country's nuclear program.

A rebound in Libyan production is also pushing oil prices lower.

In other energy futures trading, wholesale gasoline fell 3.5 cents to close at $2.634 a gallon, heating oil fell 0.8 cents to close at $2.933 a gallon and natural gas rose 22.1 cents to close at $4.274 per 1,000 cubic feet.

Gold rose $4.20, or 0.3 percent, to $1,251.10 an ounce. Silver rose 16.2 cents to $20.385 an ounce.

Platinum for April delivery rose $7 to $1,443.90 an ounce. Palladium for March fell $6.05 to $740 an ounce.

Copper for March delivery edged up half a cent to $3.35 per pound.

In March agricultural contracts, corn rise 1.75 cent to $4.345 a bushel, soybeans rose 15.75 cents to $12.9425 a bushel and wheat rose 4.5 cents to $5.735 a bushel.

 

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