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New City Website Encourages Online Comments & Ideas

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price used Twitter to announce a new city website, meant to open a dialogue with residents and city employees.

CBSDFW.COM–07/22/2013

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Facing Budget Cuts, Police Question Security Costs For Mayor

When you picture a police officer in action, you probably think of someone responding to a shooting or chasing a bad guy down an alley… But in Fort Worth, being a police officer might also mean sitting on a camel in Dubai, hanging with the “blokes” in Australia or taking in the scenery in Brazil.

07/08/2013

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Fort Worth Mayor Pledges In-Depth Police Shooting Investigation

Fort Worth’s Police Chief promised transparency, but has yet to speak about the police shooting which left a 72-year-old grandfather dead.

05/30/2013

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Event Encourages Workers To Take A 15-Minute Fitness Break

Bands, drums and cheerleaders were on hand in downtown Fort Worth Thursday. The celebration was meant to try and get office workers to take an on the job 15-minute fitness break.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2013

Mayor Price

State Of The City Address Includes Budget Cut Details

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price gave her second State of the City Address Tuesday morning. During the speech she told more than 1,000 business and community leaders that she’s going to slash the budget so the city can finally operate without deficits.

CBSDFW.COM–03/05/2013

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Fort Worth Mayor: “I Want To Continue The Job”

Betsy Price likes her job as the mayor of Fort Worth and wants to keep it. Today, surrounded by supporters, Price announced that she will seek re-election.

CBSDFW.COM–01/30/2013

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Council Approves Extensive Fort Worth Retirement Fund Changes

Facing $740 million in payouts it can’t afford Tuesday the Fort Worth City Council voted to make extensive changes. The majority of the monies are part of the financially troubled employee retirement fund.

CBSDFW.COM–10/23/2012

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Grant Money Will Improve Fort Worth After School Programs

Fort Worth is one of nine in the country to receive a $760,000 grant for after school programs.

CBS 11–10/18/2012

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Back To School Round Up Gets Kids Ready To Learn

The crowds gathered bright and early at Fort Worth’s Will Rogers Memorial Center. Thousands of pre-registered families were eager to get their kids ready to go back to school.

08/08/2012

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Anchor Dedication Ceremony Held For USS Fort Worth

The official anchor dedication ceremony for the USS Fort Worth was held today at Veterans Memorial Park. After an outpouring from leaders and residents, construction on the USS Fort Worth began in 2009, but the responsibilities don’t end with an anchor or dedication ceremony.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2012

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Mayor: New Budget Needed To Fix Fort Worth’s Roads

Fort Worth’s mayor says she’ll ask the city council to build a “back to basics” budget to put the city on a firmer financial path and help restore better, basic city services like roads, infrastructure, and public safety.

08/02/2012

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Will Fort Worth Be The 1st Major City To Ban Hiring Smokers?

Businesses are doing it, hospitals are doing it… will the City of Fort Worth be the next employer, and first major city in the country, to ban the hiring of smokers?

04/17/2012

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