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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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Healthcare Heroes 2014

Healthcare Heroes, 2014. Photos by Mayda Arista Rios

Attendees at the Healthcare Heroes event. Look for more photos in the March 10 issue of the Fort Worth Business Press.

The Fort Worth Business Press' Healthcare Heroes event recognizes the people and organizations wholse standout work in health care makes them heroes. Smith & Nephew is the presenting sponsor..

The event was held last night at the City Club in Fort Worth. 

This year’s awardees:

Doug Hawthorne
Texas Health Resources received the Lifetime Achievement Award

AIDS Outreach Center

Artemis Medical Society

TCU's Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Jim Cox
Emergency Medicine Consultants LTD

Stan Davis
Cook Children’s Health Care System

Debra Ennis
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake

Judy Horton
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth

Alan Johns
Baylor Research Institute, Fort Worth

Paul Lansdowne
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

David McReynolds
JPS Health Network

John Phillips
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

Laura Standish
University of North Texas Health Science Center

Jason Terk
Cook Children’s Health Care System

Nancy Williams
The Health Industry Council

Mayor Betsy Price
City of Fort Worth

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