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Moves by Jeb Bush add to talk of 2016 candidacy

WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush's decision to release a policy-laden e-book and all his emails from his time as governor of Florida has further stoked expectations among his allies that he will launch a presidential bid.

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Ebby Halliday acquires Fort Worth’s Williams Trew

Williams Trew Real Estate of Fort Worth has been acquired by Dallas-based residential real estate brokerage Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc.

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Taking the Cake: Sundance had pursued Cheesecake Factory for many years

The Cheesecake Factory had been on the white board over at Sundance Square management for some time

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Fort Worth businessman to lead Abbott, Patrick inauguration efforts

Fort Worth businessman Ardon Moore will chair the committee running inauguration festivities for Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick in January, it was announced on Friday.   Moore, president of Lee M. Bass Inc. in Fort Worth, is a vice chairman of the University of Texas Investment

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Meridian Bank Texas parent acquired by UMB Financial for $182.5M

Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial Corp., the parent company of UMB Bank, said Dec. 15 it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Marquette Financial Companies in an all-stock transaction.

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Unemployment rate remains at 5.7 percent for state, FW-Arlington

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas unemployment rate remained at 5.7 percent for the second straight month, continuing to reflect the state's lowest jobless figure since November 2008.
The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday reported the seasonally adjusted rate for February is down from 6.5 percent for the same month last year.
The nationwide jobless rate stood at 6.7 percent in February.
TWC officials say Texas employers in February added 37,600 seasonally adjusted jobs. They say the state added more than 314,000 jobs from February 2013 to February of this year.


The Midland area had the state's lowest jobless rate in February at 3.0 percent. The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area had the highest jobless rate in Texas at 10.3 percent.
Unemployment in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington was up slightly from January’s 5.7 percent, moving up to 5.8 percent in February. That’s well down from a year earlier, when the rate was 6.5 percent.


Breaking the metropolitan area down slightly, Fort Worth-Arlington’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.7 percent. That’s well down from February 2013’s 6.4 percent.
The Dallas-Plano-Irving unemployment rate was 5.9 percent in February, up from 5.7 percent a month earlier. In February 2013, the unemployment rate was 6.4 percent.
Breaking the employment figures down by industry, construction showed the largest year-over-year increase in February, up 0.9 percent, followed closely by mining, which was up 0.7 percent. Mining includes energy industry jobs.
 

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