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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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Top area CFOs honored

The Fort Worth Business Press honored 13 area chief financial officers today with a luncheon at the Fort Worth Club.

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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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Headlines: Jay Leno to perform at UNT Health Science Center benefit

Jay Leno, host of “The Tonight Show” for 22 years, will be the featured performer at “An Evening with a Legend,” sponsored by the UNT Health Science Center Foundation to benefit the university’s research, education and health care mission.


Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, Leno will appear at 8 p.m., Nov. 6, at Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall.
The benefit performance celebrates the partnership between UNT Health Science Center and the Fort Worth community.
Leno, the recipient of The Kennedy Center’s 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, is a 15-time Emmy Award nominee, winning twice, including the 1995 Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
Ticket sales will begin later this summer and sponsorship package information will be available soon at www.eveningwithalegend.com.

-Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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