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Group buys former Armour meatpacking site in Stockyards

The 16.8-acre site of the historic, former Armour meatpacking plant in Fort Worth’s Stockyards has changed hands, and its new owners aren’t saying anything about their plans. Chesapeake Land Development Co., which bought the site

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Hulen Pointe Shopping Center sold

Hulen Pointe Shopping Center, located in southwest Fort Worth on South Hulen Street one mile south of Hulen Mall, has been purchased by Addison-based Bo Avery with TriMarsh Properties for an undisclosed price.

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Dallas-Fort Worth in top five commercial real estate markets in 2015

According to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 report, just co-published by PwC US and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Dallas-Fort Worth ranks No. 5, with two other Texas cities, Houston and Austin ranking at No. 1 and 2 respectively. San Francisco ranks No. 3 and Denver No. 4.

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Social House Fort Worth plans to open mid-November

Social House has leased 5,045 square feet at 2801-2873 W Seventh St. in Fort Worth, according to Xceligent Inc.

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Fort Worth temporarily stops issuing new home permits in TCU area

The moratorium will give a committee and the City Council time to review a proposed overlay that will pare the number of permissible unrelated adults living in the same house.

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Opinion

The Fort Worth arena ballot questions

Proposition No. 1: Authorizing the City of Fort Worth, Texas to provide for the planning, acquisition, establishment, development, construction and renovation of a multipurpose arena at the intersection of Harley Avenue and Gendy Street and other adjacent support facilities as a venue project, and to impose an admissions tax on each ticket

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Editorial: Fort Worth arena is needed, plan deserves support

The time is right. The plan is right. Even the price is right. At long last, the dream of a top-flight, multipurpose arena in the Fort Worth cultural district is within reach.

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Editorial: Hospital CEO’s letter was important first step

Texas Health Resources CEO Barclay Berdan deserves to be commended for taking a solid first step toward restoring public confidence and rebuilding his organization’s credibility in the wake of the Ebola crisis.

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A national plan is needed to beat Ebola

Our national experience with Ebola has revealed vulnerabilities in our public health preparedness that must be addressed. Getting this right will serve us well into the future.

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To frack or not to frack? Denton to decide

The good citizens of Denton will decide in the Nov. 4 election whether or not to ban hydraulic fracturing, As voters ponder the proposed ban, they can find guidance in the words of former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Phillips

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InMarket: 100 years old and still looking good

How would you like to be 100 years old? Better yet, how would you like to be 100 years old and be as productive as you are in middle age?

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Rampell: Women can’t trust karma to fix gender pay gap

WASHINGTON – Don't ask. Just trust that the system will reward you for your compliance. That is the message Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella delivered recently when prodded for advice to give women who are reluctant to request raises.

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McArdle: Egg-freezing benefit poses difficult question for women

WASHINGTON – Tech companies are apparently offering egg freezing as a benefit to their employees. Will this expand the choices of the women who use it?

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Krauthammer: Freedom must yield to urgency in Ebola fight

In the face of a uniquely dangerous threat, we Americans have trouble recalibrating our traditional (and laudable) devotion to individual rights and civil liberties. That is the fundamental reason we've been so slow in getting serious about Ebola.

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Gerson: Ebola put U.S. on edge, but the real fight is in Africa

By all means, do what is necessary in Dallas. But billions in spending and thousands of hospital beds are now urgently required to prevent a human catastrophe involving the destabilization of West Africa.

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