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Super PAC Men: How political consultants took a Fort Worth oilman on a wild ride

The head of a Texas oil dynasty joined the parade of wealthy political donors, aiming to flip the Senate to Republicans. By the time consultants were done with him, the war chest was drained and fraud allegations were flying

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Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

SALADO, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a reported bridge collapse along an interstate in Central Texas.

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Latin-inspired restaurant set to open in downtown Fort Worth

Downtown Fort Worth’s dining scene is about to get spicier with the opening of a new restaurant featuring Latin-inspired coastal cuisine.

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Amazon begins Prime Now program in Dallas area

If you just have to have it now, as in one hour, you can, at least in the Dallas area, as Amazon.com Inc. announced Thursday it will offer Prime Now.

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Texas jobless rate falls as employers add workers

Texas unemployment fell to 4.3 percent during February for the sixth straight month of declines, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Thursday 7/17 RecruitMilitary will host a veteran job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center located at 500 Los Colinas Blvd. in Irving. Several attending companies including, Texas Instruments, American Airlines, Bell Helicopter, First Command Financial, Epic Health Services and Nine Energy Services, have committed to coming to hire veterans. For information contact Jill Krabacher at 513-677-7035 or jkrabacher@recruitmilitary.com.

Thursday 7/24 The Southlake Chamber of Commerce will host the Market Table Luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marriott Solana located at 5 Village Circle in Westlake. The cost to attend is $25 for members, $30 nonmembers. For information go to www.southlakechamber.com or call 817-481-8200.

Symphony Arlington will host KidsNotes at 2 p.m. at the Arlington Public Library Southeast Branch located at 900 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd. KidsNotes is a one-hour program that begins with the reading of a book that introduces the families of instruments in an engaging and fun way. Students engage in games that explore musical concepts such as pitch, rhythm and timbre. Professional musicians introduce and play their instruments, choosing music suitable for a young audience. For information contact Alice Allen Ford at 972-252-4800 or go to www.symphonyarlington.org.

Wednesday 7/30 The Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host a free How to Start Your Business course from 10-11:30 a.m. at the chamber located at 1327 N. Main St. For information or to register contact Jennifer Garcia at jennifergarcia@fwhcc.org or call 817-625-5411 or go to www.fwhcc.org.

Thursday 7/31 The Greater Fort Worth Real Estate Council will host a member breakfast from 7:30-9 a.m. at Colonial Country Club located at 3735 Country Club Circle in Fort Worth. Randle Harwood, planning and development director for the city of Fort Worth, will provide an urban villages update and discuss their economic development impact in Fort Worth and how funds are allocated for future development in these areas. For information contact Rachel Albright at 682-231-2036 or Rachel @recounciglfw.com. To register go to www. recouncilgfw.com/events.

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