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Fort Worth's top CEOs honored at FWBP event

The Fort Worth Business Press announced its Top CEOs last night at its Top 100 event held at the Fort Worth Club.

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North Tarrant Express completion date moved up to October

Fort Worth-area commuters can expect the 13.3-mile North Tarrant Express to open in full operation in October, eight months ahead of the original schedule.

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Left Bank project hits roadblocks on access, traffic

Questions about fire access and traffic are bogging down talks on an economic incentive agreement for the planned, $300 million Left Bank development on the Trinity River at West Seventh Street, Fort Worth officials and the developer acknowledge.

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TCU's Neeley School receives $30M donation as part of planned expansion

A $30 million foundation gift to Texas Christian University will help guide a $100 million facility expansion for the Neeley School of Business.

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UPS adding Alliance, McKinney locations and 500 area jobs

UPS said Aug. 21 it will add two new package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

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Zadeh defeats Lasater to win election to Fort Worth council seat

By Scott Nishimura
snishimura@bizpress.net

Ann Zadeh won election Saturday to the Fort Worth City Council seat being vacated by District 9 representative Joel Burns.

With all 22 precincts counted, Zadeh won 1,633 votes to Ed Lasater's 1,399.

Lasater led with early-in-person and mail ballots counted, but Zadeh took over the lead when ballots from Saturday's polling were counted.

With 21 of 22 precincts counted, Zadeh had 1,440 votes, compared to Lasater's 1,223.

With 17 of 22 precincts counted, Zadeh had 1,328 votes, compared to Lasater's 1,152.

With 11 of 22 precincts reporting, Zadeh had 1,037 votes, compared to Lasater's 900.

Earlier in the evening, with unofficial early in-person and mail-in ballots counted, Lasater had 632 votes to Zadeh's 586, or a 51.89 percent advantage.

District 9, which includes the Southside, downtown, Near West, and Oakhurst, has 22 reporting precincts and 36,128 registered voters.

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