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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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Fort Worth Chamber names Small Business of the Year winners

A trampoline recreation business; an oilfield services company; a longtime aviation maintenance firm; a maker of electrical wiring harnesses. Those were the wide variety of businesses that received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

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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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Park Place to open Arlington Mercedes-Benz dealership

Park Place Dealerships broke ground today on a two-story, 91,000 square foot Mercedes-Benz dealership in Arlington. The 16-acre site is located at Interstate 20 and Beltway Place. The project is expected to be completed in summer 2015 and will create more than 325 construction jobs and approximately 90 permanent jobs, according to the dealership.

“Mercedes-Benz has one of the most exciting product lines in its history and there is a strong demand for the vehicles,” said Ken Schnitzer, chairman of Park Place Dealerships. “April sales for the brand were up more than 12 percent from a year ago. Arlington is a great market and with this new location, we will be able to better serve current clients in the area, as well as expand our client base.”

Mercedes-Benz of Arlington will feature a showroom that can showcase up to 16 new vehicles. The multi-million dollar project also will
feature a shop with 35 service bays and 10 make ready bays. 

 

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