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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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Plano tech firm buys Multiband for $116 M

 

Goodman Networks Inc. of Plano will acquire Multiband Corp. of Minneapolis in an all-cash transaction valued at $116 million, the companies announced Wednesday.
Goodman Networks is a privately held provider of wireless telecommunication networks, said it will acquire Multiband, a privately held provider of telecommunications networks, paying $3.25 per Multiband common share, redeem all of Multiband's outstanding preferred stock and repay Multiband's outstanding bank indebtedness in the all-cash transaction.
The transaction, which is expected to close in the third quarter of 2013, is subject to the approval of Multiband's shareholders, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
Upon the close of the acquisition, Multiband will be operated as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Goodman Networks and Jim Mandel will continue as CEO of Multiband.
Jefferies LLC and Credit Suisse served as Goodman Networks' financial advisors and Haynes and Boone LLP served as Goodman Networks' legal counsel on the transaction.
Craig-Hallum Capital Group, LLC is acting as exclusive financial advisor to Multiband and provided a fairness opinion to the Multiband Board of Directors and a special committee of the board. Winthrop & Weinstine P.A. is acting as legal advisor to Multiband and its Board of Directors.
 

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