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Moves by Jeb Bush add to talk of 2016 candidacy

WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush's decision to release a policy-laden e-book and all his emails from his time as governor of Florida has further stoked expectations among his allies that he will launch a presidential bid.

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Ebby Halliday acquires Fort Worth’s Williams Trew

Williams Trew Real Estate of Fort Worth has been acquired by Dallas-based residential real estate brokerage Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc.

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Taking the Cake: Sundance had pursued Cheesecake Factory for many years

The Cheesecake Factory had been on the white board over at Sundance Square management for some time

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Fort Worth businessman to lead Abbott, Patrick inauguration efforts

Fort Worth businessman Ardon Moore will chair the committee running inauguration festivities for Gov.-elect Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick in January, it was announced on Friday.   Moore, president of Lee M. Bass Inc. in Fort Worth, is a vice chairman of the University of Texas Investment

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Meridian Bank Texas parent acquired by UMB Financial for $182.5M

Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial Corp., the parent company of UMB Bank, said Dec. 15 it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Marquette Financial Companies in an all-stock transaction.

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No trauma signs found on 8 abandoned bodies in Fort Worth funeral home

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas medical examiner says there's no sign of trauma or foul play on the eight decaying bodies discovered in a Fort Worth funeral home.

The Tarrant County medical examiner says all but one of the bodies found Tuesday show advanced stages of decomposition.

Authorities on Wednesday identified five of the eight bodies. A 48-year-old woman and two fetuses remain unidentified.

The bodies were found after the property owner told the Johnson Family Mortuary to vacate the building. The owner told police he found the decomposing bodies but no workers when he returned to the property.

An attorney for the Texas Funeral Service Commission says the mortuary's state license expires this month and is the focus of five commission investigations.

 

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