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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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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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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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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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Trinity Valley School leader to leave in May 2015

Gary Krahn, head of school for the past eight years at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, will leave his position in May 2015 when he and his wife Paula will move

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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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