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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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Letters to the Editor

Arena good, boondoggle bad; why no vote on river plan?

O what a contrast there is, my countrymen, between the Trinity River Boondoggle and the proposed multipurpose arena at Will Rogers Center.

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'Cowards' barely describes slithering cemetery vandals

The cowards who vandalized historic Merriman Cemetery gave the city of Ranger a black eye and betrayed its tradition of respect for those who rest there.

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Don’t mess with Ripley Arnold; keep the Trinity’s historic confluence

When Major Ripley Arnold stood on the bluff with his dragoons gazing down at the confluence of two rivers on June 6, 1849, he must have exclaimed: "O what a beautiful sight! Picture perfect! Superb! This is where I will build Fort Worth."

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Alter the river? Bridges to nowhere? Who will pay?

I am deeply concerned about the Trinity River Vision project, how much will it cost the Fort Worth taxpayers, and who are the individuals that will make out like bandits if this project continues.

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Letter to the Editor: May auld congressmen be forgot ....

Grandparents: a Christmas gift suggestion for your grandchildren. Like most other gifts given your grandchildren, it’s something you’ve never experienced.

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SOS to USA? History shows we'll respond

When the Philippines on July 4, 1946, aided and encouraged by General Douglas MacArthur, achieved independence, it was a day of great celebration.

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Too many rules, too little discussion

I am a small business person and, like most other small business owners, my anxiety soars at the thought of dealing with government regulations. I understand the need for some regulation, just as I understand the need for stop signs.

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A pacific discovery, a Pacific Theater, a pure wonder

As I sat in my garden on September 25 by the dawn’s early light, it came to me that it was exactly 500 years ago that Vasco Nunez de Balboa on September 25, 1513, climbed to the top of Panama’s Darien Heights and gazed out in unbelieving wonderment on a great ocean.

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Finding Kipling on the road to Damascus

President Obama’s surprise eleventh-hour announcement that he would seek congressional approval “ere yet” starting down the road to Damascus in Syria shows he has decided to go by the rule book.

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Letters to the Editor: Defender fires back

Water board defender fires back at Picht

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