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Bicycling, fitness center, rooftop bar coming to Clearfork's Trailhead

An 11,000-square-foot bicycling and fitness center is headed for the Trailhead at Clearfork on the Trinity River in west Fort Worth, Cassco Development said Wednesday.

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Glen Garden rezoning for distillery, attraction, goes forward on 7-2 Fort Worth council vote

Fort Worth Mayor Pro Tem W.B. "Zim" Zimmerman moved to approve the rezoning on a substitute motion, after Council member Kelly Allen Gray initially moved to deny the case.

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Editorial: Convention Center, Will Rogers arena link is a sham

The folks at Fort Worth City Hall are trying to pull a fast one. Surprise, surprise, as the long-ago TV sitcom philosopher Gomer Pyle liked to say.

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Will Rogers arena plan moves ahead on Fort Worth council's vote

City Council members voted unanimously on a resolution that says it supports a 50-50 public-private partnership for a new arena that also would pave the way to raze the city's Convention Center arena and replace it with modern meeting space.

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Alcon partners with Google to develop smart contact lens

Swiss drug maker Novartis Group said July 15 that its eye care unit, Fort Worth-based Alcon, will join with a division of Google Inc. to develop and market a smart contact lens for all ocular medical uses.

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Overheard - May 6, 2013

Bob Schieffer

That night at Ol’ Miss was the most terrifying night of my life and that includes Vietnam.

– Bob Schieffer, speaking at the Multicultural Alliance’s Annual Awards dinner on 
May 1 which honored Schieffer and his siblings, Sharon Schieffer Mayes and Tom Schieffer, and their mother, Gladys Payne Schieffer. Bob Schieffer was discussing encounters with prejudice in his life and he recounted covering the integration of the University of Mississippi in 1962.

I thought I may have an opportunity to shape one of the most critical issues facing our state right now.

– Horatio Porter, who resigned as CFO for the city of Fort Worth and accepted a job at the North Texas Tollway Authority.
 

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