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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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Wascom expected to be named president, Exxon Mobil Refining

A. Lee Graham

Reporter

 

D.G. “Jerry” Wascom is expected to be appointed president of Exxon Mobil Refining and Supply Co., according to Irving-based Exxon Mobil Corp.

Wascom, 58, currently the company’s director of refining for North America, also is expected to be elected as a vice president of the corporation effective Aug. 1, 2014.

A date for the promotion and election was not specified.

Wascom began his career in 1979 as a refining engineer at Exxon Co. USA’s Baton Rouge refinery in Louisiana. He has held several engineering and supervisory positions at the company’s Houston headquarters, later serving as technical manager and process manager at the Baytown refinery in the Houston area.

In 1996, he became senior environmental and safety adviser before serving as corporate planning consultant at Exxon Corp. in Irving. Following an assignment in Singapore as refinery executive for the Far East, he served as Beaumont refinery manager in 2000.

Four years later, Wascom became global logistics and optimization manager, Supply & Transportation, Exxon Mobil Refining and Supply Co. After serving as vice president of Industrial and Wholesale for Exxon Mobil Fuels Marketing Co. in 2005, Wascom moved to Tokyo and was appointed president of Exxon Mobil companies in Japan and refining director for the Asia Pacific region the following year.

He was appointed director of refining for the Americas in 2009.

 

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