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Ammonium nitrate was explosive in West plant blast

West explosion. Photo by CNNAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A store of ammonium nitrate is what exploded April 17 at a Central Texas plant, killing...

Bell Helicopter, Christ Chapel rezoning requests up for City Council vote

A. Lee Graham ReporterThe Fort Worth City Council could face homeowner opposition in considering a Bell Helicopter rezoning request at its Tuesday May 7...

Amanda Knox: ‘There’s no evidence against me’

CNN Staff(CNN) -- Amanda Knox says she's scared to return to Italy to face a new trial nearly six years after her study-abroad roommate's...

Senate approves Internet sales tax proposal

Melanie HickenNEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Senate approved a long-anticipated Internet sales tax proposal on Monday, moving the legislation one step closer to enactment...

Obama to launch series of trips on economic plans in Austin

 JOSH LEDERMAN,Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Immigration, guns and national security are dominating the discussion on Capitol Hill, but Americans by and large are still...

Texas House shifts focus to tax breaks

CHRIS TOMLINSON,Associated Press   AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House will begin slowly and selectively whittling down the state business tax this week, as Republicans...

Atty: Texas plant that blew up carried $1M policy

DALLAS (AP) — A lawyer says that the Texas fertilizer plant that exploded last month, killing 14 people, injuring more than 200 others and...

Texas AG’s same-sex opinion doesn’t worry entities

JUAN CARLOS LLORCA,Associated Press  EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Cities and counties that offer same-sex partner health benefits don't anticipate altering their policies after the...

House gives OK to tax bill as fight on others loom

PAUL J. WEBER,Associated Press  AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A week that began with Gov. Rick Perry vowing not to sign a new state budget without...

Improved jobs report still prompts GOP ire

Kevin LiptakCNN(CNN) -- A better-than-expected jobs report Friday was still cause for concern among Republicans, who said the wide swath of Americans still looking...

Fort Worth appoints acting CFO

A. Lee Graham Reporter lgraham@bizpress.netJay Chapa, Fort Worth’s Housing and Economic Development director, has been named acting director of Financial Management Services as the...

Eating and shopping lead job rebound

Steve HargreavesNEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- What could be more American than shopping and eating our way to an economic recovery?Retail and food services experienced...

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What to know: Fort Worth entrepreneur ready for his close-up

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Fort Worth Council hears preliminary report on police policies

The Fort Worth City Council heard a preliminary report from an independent panel of national experts that has...

Fort Worth to focus on increasing women’s representation on boards and commissions

Mayor Betsy Price is making a push for gender parity and greater diversity on Fort Worth’s boards and...

‘Who’s the Boss?’ gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

By LYNN ELBER AP Television WriterLOS ANGELES (AP) — A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?"...