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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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Chesapeake to spin off oilfield services unit

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Chesapeake Energy Corp. has filed regulatory paperwork for a possible spinoff its oilfield services business unit.


The Oklahoma City-based natural gas company said in February that it was considering selling or spinning off the unit to help maximize shareholder value.
Chesapeake said Monday that the spinoff will be tax-free to its shareholders. It has not determined the exact scope or timing of the spinoff, according to the paperwork filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. It has retained Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC as its financial adviser in connection with the deal.


The division is expected to change its name to Seventy Seven Energy Inc. as part of the spinoff. The unit posted a profit of $19.9 million on revenue of $1.3 billion in 2011, the most recent fiscal year included in the SEC filing.
Chesapeake Energy is the second-largest producer of natural gas and tenth-largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids in the U.S.

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