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Berkshire Hathaway company acquires Fort Worth firm

M&M Manufacturing, a producer of sheet metal products for the air distribution and ventilation market based in Fort Worth, has been acquired by MiTek Industries Inc., a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.,

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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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Top area CFOs honored

The Fort Worth Business Press honored 13 area chief financial officers today with a luncheon at the Fort Worth Club.

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Fort Worth Superintendent candidate withdraws from consideration

And then there were none. The lone Fort Worth ISD Superintendent candidate, Dr. Joel D. Boyd, has informed the Fort Worth ISD Board of Education that he is

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Fiorina joins board of Perry political group

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive Carly Fiorina is joining a nonprofit aimed at helping Gov. Rick Perry gear up for another possible presidential run.

Americans for Economic Freedom announced Wednesday that Fiorina is joining its advisory board. She spent $5.5 million in 2010 unsuccessfully running for U.S. Senate from California.

The group was founded last year using funds left over from a political action committee that raised millions during Perry's failed 2012 presidential bid.

It has produced two national television spots featuring Perry touting leadership by Republican governors around the country.

Americans for Economic Freedom's CEO is Jeff Miller, a former California Republican Party chief financial officer. Its advisory board also includes former U.S. House Speaker and GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich and St. Louis beer baron August Busch III.

 

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