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Fort Worth's new thoroughfare plan aims for more variety in street design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan aimed at accommodating continued suburban growth and central city redevelopment with a greater variety of streets and more efficient traffic flow.

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Holt Hickman, businessman who helped preserve Stockyards, dies at 82

Longtime Fort Worth businessman, philanthropist and preservationist Holt Hickman died Nov. 15, 2014, at the age of 82.

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UPDATE: Could American Airlines move its headquarters?

A key linchpin in the Fort Worth economy, American Airlines Group Inc., is considering sites for a new headquarters, possibly outside the city, the airline’s CEO said this morning.

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Tiger Woods takes a swing at Fort Worth's Dan Jenkins - in print anyway

Rarely does Golf Digest make the news. Leave it to Dan Jenkins to change that.

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Crestwood area hoping to block planned office building

Residents of West Fort Worth’s Crestwood Association are trying to block the rezoning of a small apartment complex at White Settlement Road and North Bailey Avenue to make way for a planned office building, saying it would represent the start of commercial encroachment into their neighborhood.

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Opinion

Richard Connor: Remembering Holt Hickman

This is a column about how I started out slowly but over time realized how smart Holt Hickman was.

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Pete Bonds: Argentine beef imports would endanger U.S. cattle

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is deeply concerned about a proposed federal rule that would allow the importation of live cattle and fresh or frozen beef from Northern Argentina.

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InMarket: The holidays (and RadioShack) get weird

Fort Worth’s RadioShack Corp. may have more than a few challenges these days, but when it comes to commercials they’ve found gold lately. The latest is a Christmas season commercial starring Weird Al Yankovic, rock parodist, video pioneer and accordionist.

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Havel ceremony offers moment of moral clarity at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON — Right in the U.S. Capitol — amid the partisan posturing, immigration-fueled rancor and ominous shutdown threats, there was a moment of moral clarity.

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InMarket: Elephants in the Stockyards

It’s not unusual in Fort Worth’s Stockyards to see four-legged creatures parading down the streets. That’s what tourists come for. But it is unusual to see elephants instead of cattle or horses making their way down Main Street.

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Jenkins: The NCAA has outlived its usefulness; let’s bury it

The need to dissolve the NCAA and put its Indianapolis headquarters into foreclosure has been fully demonstrated in the past weeks.

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InMarket: How Fort Worth does it

Here’s one thing I can predict with near certainty or as my grandmother used to say, “Lord willin’ and the creek don’t rise.”

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Ode to Fort Worth: Renowned botanist moves on, but roots remain

Our roots in Fort Worth had become deep indeed; we had never been in any one place as long, nor had we made as many really good friends as we did there. Those friends will be missed and remembered by us for as long as we live.

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Editorial: Election 2014 – Obama unfazed, Davis shellacked, arena prevails

President Barack Obama could not have looked or sounded any more relaxed, cheerful and confident than he did during his hour-long news conference the day after an election that just as easily could have left him agitated, dejected and diffident.

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Krauthammer: Election results are in; now let’s see real results

WASHINGTON – Memo to the GOP. You had a great night on Nov. 4. But remember: You didn't win it. The Democrats lost it.

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