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Ex Rangers manager Washington apologizes for 'breaking wife's trust'

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he is embarrassed for 'breaking his wife's trust.'

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Road Show: City leaders prepare campaign to corral votes for $450 million arena

Fort Worth’s biggest backers of a new arena at the Will Rogers Memorial Center are leaving little to the chance of a “no” vote in a citywide election Nov. 4 to decide on new fees that would fund 15 percent of the $450 million project.

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Texas Health Southwest breaks ground on $40M expansion

A $40 million expansion of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is under way, with groundbreaking ceremonies held this week.

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Overland Sheepskin opening Sundance Square store in Fort Worth

The store is expected to open by the holidays, Sundance said.

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Fort Worth tops in Texas for apartments, study finds

Fort Worth tops apartment markets statewide for the month of August 2014, according to research by Axiometrics Inc., a Dallas-based apartment market research and analysis firm.

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Cinemark buys Rave Cinemas

Photo by Jon P. Uzzel of Cinemark in Plano

A. Lee Graham
Reporter

Cinemark Holdings Inc. of Plano has completed its acquisition of Dallas-based Rave Cinemas LLC, whose properties include theaters in Fort Worth and Hurst.
The $240 million deal brings Cinemark 32 movie houses totaling 483 screens in 12 states. Based on a Department of Justice final judgment, Cinemark is required to divest three theaters. With the addition of the Rave properties, Cinemark’s diversified domestic footprint expands into 40 states and an additional seven designated market areas, including the New England market.
“The Rave theaters are well positioned in their markets and include multiple patron amenities, including expanded food service offerings and premium large format screens,” said Cinemark CEO Tim Warner, commenting in a news release.
“With this addition, we will extend our presence into new markets and increase our industry leading XD premium large format brand to 129 screens worldwide,” Warner said.
Cinemark Holdings Inc. operates 467 theaters with 5,259 screens in 39 U.S. states, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and 10 other Latin American countries. More information is available at http://investors.cinemark.com.

 

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