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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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Bon Appétit: New French restaurant dishes out the finest in Fort Worth

Barely open six months, Le Cep, a contemporary French restaurant proffering fine dining, is stirring up Fort Worth’s culinary scene.

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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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Bombay Co.'s former HQ building purchased

The Bombay Co.’s former Fort Worth headquarters building has been sold, with private equity fund Diversified International Partners snapping up the seven-story, 122,828-square-foot structure at 550 Bailey St.

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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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Roof being replaced at Alamo's Long Barrack

 

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Work has begun to replace the moisture-damaged roof of the oldest building at the Alamo.

The Texas General Land Office says the Long Barrack, constructed in 1724, has closed until work is completed in October. The rest of the historic mission in San Antonio remains open.

Agency officials say that over the years moisture has collected under the Long Barrack roof, which could jeopardize structural integrity.

Texas General Land Office spokesman Andy Hogue said Tuesday that the roof replacement should cost about $345,000. State funds and a grant from the Ewing Halsell Foundation are paying for the work permitted by the Texas Historical Commission.

Some items on display in the Long Barrack Museum, which closed Monday, will be moved to the Alamo. The rest of the artifacts go into storage.

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