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Leaders See New Tourism Lure — Convention Center Reno Plans

Making Fort Worth more of a tourist destination – it’s something the city wants to do, but how? One plan starts downtown at the Fort Worth Convention Center. City leaders are now getting their first look at what it would take to make that happen.

CBS 11–07/15/2014

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Fort Worth Looking To Expand, Build Convention & Visitor Spaces

Nearly a million people attend events in and around the Fort Worth Convention Center every year. Now, event planners say they’re running out of room for them all.

CBS 11–06/10/2014

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American Airlines Wants Tax Breaks To Build New Ops Center

American Airlines is asking the Fort Worth City Council to approve tax breaks if the airline builds an $88 million operations center on land near its headquarters. American wants a break on up to 85-percent of the first year’s taxes on the property.

06/09/2014

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Weather Channel Picks Twitter Fight With Fort Worth Councilman

The Weather Channel has apologized to Joel Burns after exchanging a series of tweets with the Fort Worth city councilman over the weekend regarding its weather app.

CBS 11–05/12/2014

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Tentative Deal In Wrong House Demolition

The City of Fort Worth has reached a tentative $102,500 settlement with a property owner whose three-bedroom house was mistakenly torn down in July of last year.

03/27/2014

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Establishing A Final Four ‘Clean Zone’ In Sundance Square

In the coming days, Sundance Square will transform into the national hub for Final Four basketball coverage. But the Fort Worth City Council is working to make sure the square doesn’t change too much

CBS 11–03/18/2014

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Fort Worth City Council Candidates Share Visions For Technology

The Fort Worth City Council interviewed their final four candidates for city manager Tuesday in a day long, closed door session.

02/25/2014

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North Texas City Considering Making Water Restrictions Permanent

Last summer North Texans were asked to make water concessions because of the drought, now at least one city is considering making some watering restrictions permanent.

CBSDFW.COM–02/18/2014

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Fort Worth Councilman Kept Resignation Plans Quiet

Fort Worth Council Member Joel Burns kept the fact he’d been accepted to the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School to study public administration close to his vest until Tuesday night’s council meeting. It was there that he resigned his post.

CBS 11–02/12/2014

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Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns Resigning

He burst into the national spotlight 2010 after giving an emotional speech letting homosexual teens who are victims of bullying know “it gets better.” Tuesday night Joel Burns announced that he is resigning from the Fort Worth City Council.

CBSDFW.COM–02/11/2014

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Fort Worth Road Projects Run Over Arts Funding

Anytime a bond package has been passed to help fix Fort Worth’s roads two percent of the money has been set aside for art projects. But in its next bond package the city says it needs more of that money for roads.

CBS 11–01/28/2014

James Fry of the TCU Horned Frogs prepares to snap the ball along side teammates Blaize Foltz and Aviante Collins against the SMU Mustangs on September 29, 2012 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Mayors Wager Over Iron Skillet Rivalry Game

Two city leaders have put their pride on the line in a friendly wager over a college football game. SMU plays TCU on Saturday in the traditional Iron Skillet rivalry matchup.

09/25/2013

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