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Typical Fort Worth water and sewer bill may rise $3.31 a month

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

City officials hope to encourage more conservation and are raising rates due largely to rising raw water costs.

Surprise last-minute deal struck in 30-year-old Fort Worth capital murder case

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Benjamin Bewley, suspected of fatally shooting Melvin Lavine at his Colonial Parkway residence in 1983, was sentenced to 15 years in prison in a last-minute plea agreement with prosecutors.

Japanese lawmakers tour Barnett Shale gas wells

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Japanese legislators got a tour of the Barnett Shale in far north Fort Worth Wednesday from Quicksilver Resources executives.

UPS to open distribution facility at Alliance, add 350 jobs

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

The 495,000-square-foot facility, which will serve northern Tarrant and southern Denton counties, is expected to open in November.

GM buys nightclub property across from Arlington plant

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Cowboys Dancehall and Stereo Sound Systems lease space in a building on property acquired by the automaker.

U.S. tried but failed to rescue Foley, other hostages

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

U.S. special forces flew into Syria on the July 4 weekend but found that the hostages had been moved, U.S. officials said.

Cleaning crew at former mortuary finds another box of ashes

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Seven boxes of ashes have been found in the former Johnson Family Mortuary since it was shut down last month after eight unrefrigerated corpses were discovered.

Downtown board considers less funding for free downtown parking

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

The leases expire Sept. 1 on more than 1,900 spaces at popular garages near the Bass Performance Hall and Sundance Square.

Report: Hostile behavior cited in Fort Worth traffic division

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

An outside investigation into complaints of raced-based harassment and treatment found no hard evidence of racial discrimination.

Cowboys worth more than $3 billion, tops in NFL

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Forbes magazine says value of Dallas Cowboys franchise increased by 39 percent.

American Red Cross opens large disaster supply center in Arlington

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

The 174,000-square-foot warehouse is stocked with cots, blankets and other items to help thousands of families after fires, floods and other emergencies.

American Airlines retirees protest travel benefit changes

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Starting after Labor Day, retired workers will have lower priority than active workers for getting available seats on flights.

Texas Wesleyan goes smoke-free

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

The Student Government Association initiated the smoke-free policy, which became effective Wednesday.

Symphony, youth orchestras expanding partnership

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Members of the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra will get more training and joint performance opportunities from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.

Marriott Courtyard hotel planned near Stockyards

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Construction is expected to begin immediately on the hotel at North Main Street and Stockyards Boulevard.

Ex-Fort Worth business owner gets 28 months for EPA fraud

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Former System Launch Associates owner Michael G. Johnson must pay more than $350,000 in restitution in an EPA fraud case, federal officials say.

Sundance Square chief pleased with crowds coming to plaza events

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Retailers have seen a boost in business this year as Sundance Square Plaza attracted thousands fo visitors.

Fort Worth meeting Thursday to focus on state water projects

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Water conservation and reuse will be key factors in the proposed Texas Water Development Board rules.

Flight restrictions slow F-35 software testing

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

In-flight testing of critical software for the Marine version of the F-35, which is supposed to become operational next year, is already five months late.

Man accused of stealing items from scene of Fort Worth fatal fire

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

A 76-year-old Fort Worth man was arrested over the weekend, accused of taking items from the scene of a fatal fire on Rockdale Road in Fort Worth, police say.

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