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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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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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Fort Worth Police association planning 25,000-square-foot offices

The POA, which recently demolished its one-story building at 904 Collier St. near downtown, is planning a five-story replacement.

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Phil Collins to deliver Alamo artifacts
 

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Phil Collins, who has spent years remembering the Alamo, is now giving the Alamo reason to remember Phil Collins.

The British rocker visits San Antonio on Thursday to announce his donation of his collection of artifacts related to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution.

Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson has said the 63-year-old singer-drummer wants to find a home that will care his collection into the future. Patterson said some of the artifacts could be placed on display at the Alamo within a year.

The Texas General Land Office manages the downtown San Antonio shrine to Texas independence, and Patterson says Collins has the world's largest private collection of Texas Revolution artifacts. Collins' most prized item is a receipt signed by Alamo commander William Barret Travis.

 

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