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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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Holt Hickman, businessman who helped preserve Stockyards, dies at 82

Longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist and preservationist Holt Hickman died Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 82.

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UPDATE: Could American Airlines move its headquarters?

A key linchpin in the Fort Worth economy, American Airlines Group Inc., is considering sites for a new headquarters, possibly outside the city, the airline’s CEO said this morning.

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Crestwood area hoping to block planned office building

Residents of West Fort Worth’s Crestwood Association are trying to block the rezoning of a small apartment complex at White Settlement Road and North Bailey Avenue to make way for a planned office building, saying it would represent the start of commercial encroachment into their neighborhood.

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Tiger Woods takes a swing at Fort Worth's Dan Jenkins - in print anyway

Rarely does Golf Digest make the news. Leave it to Dan Jenkins to change that.

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Global Geophysical files for bankruptcy protection

HOUSTON (AP) — Global Geophysical Services Inc., which provides seismic data to oil and gas companies, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

CEO Richard White said in a statement late Tuesday that the Houston company has been burdened with "significant debt" incurred over the last several years.

White said Global Geophysical Services has been in talks with its lenders and bondholders to start exploring methods to improve its liquidity.

"We are beginning the process of developing a consensual financial restructuring plan that will reduce the company's debt and align our financial profile with the strength of our operations," he said.

White added that Global Geophysical Services has a strong backlog and is seeing increased demand for its services.

Global Geophysical Services filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Corpus Christi Division. It has asked for authority to continue to support its international operations and plans to pay suppliers in full under normal terms for goods and services provided after the Tuesday filing date.

The company's subsidiaries outside the U.S. were not included in the filing.
 

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