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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Barnett still packs economic punch, study finds

Despite reduced drilling and unstable gas prices, Fort Worth continues reaping the rewards of the Barnett Shale, according to a newly released study by The Perryman Group.7

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Former Fla. mayor to head Big Brothers Big Sisters

MIAMI (AP) — Former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio is set to take over as the new president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

The organization announced its new leader on Friday.

Iorio served as Tampa's mayor from 2003-2011. A news release from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America noted some of Iorio's accomplishments while in office. Those included working with diverse communities and leaders, revitalizing downtown Tampa, improving neighborhoods, reducing crime and bringing fiscal soundness to her city. As part of her Mayor's Mentoring Program, she partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters and offered employees paid time off to mentor kids.

Iorio will replace Charles Pierson. The Irving-based organization's news release says Pierson has resigned for personal reasons.

Iorio begins new position on March 31.
 

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