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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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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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