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Two Fort Worth council members propose temporary single-family moratorium around TCU

The moratorium would apply to new permits for single-family homes around TCU, and give the city time to figure out what to do with a controversial proposed overlay in several neighborhoods around the university.

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Fresh Ebola fears hit airline stocks

DALLAS (AP) — News that a nurse diagnosed with Ebola flew on a plane full of passengers raised fear among airline investors that the scare over the virus could cause travelers to avoid flying.

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Landscape architect behind several TCU landmarks acquired

The Dallas design firm behind several Texas Christian University projects, as well as Globe Life Park in Arlington and AT&T Stadium, has been acquired by Rvi Planning + Landscape Architecture.

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Fort Worth launching Stockyards design task force

The task force, to be chaired by the Fort Worth architect Eric Hahnfeld, would be responsible for confirming the boundaries of the city's planned Stockyards design district and reviewing the work of a consultant.

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Fort Worth council approves tax abatement for Sprouts grocery in Ridglea

The abatement would be to VCB Property, which also won an abatement to build a strip retail center.

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Fort Worth-based BNSF helps Seattle bridge aftermath

 

A. Lee Graham
Reporter

lgraham@bizpress.net

BNSF Railway Co. of Fort Worth has agreed to temporarily accommodate additional Amtrak service between Seattle and Bellingham, Wash. to assist travelers following the recent collapse of the Interstate 5 Skagit Bridge.
Specific details of the additional service have not been determined, but BNSF has notified Amtrak and Washington state transportation officials that additional service can be added on a temporary basis.
“The bridge collapse has created a highly difficult and unusual situation for those having to travel the I-5 corridor and calls for extraordinary measures to temporarily add additional service,” said Mark Schulze, vice president of BNSF safety, training and operations support, commenting in a news release.
“We will do our best to accommodate the additional traffic, and we’re glad to do it,” Schulze said.
BNSF Railway is a North American freight transportation company operating on 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. More information is available at www.bnsf.com.
 

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