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Night had fallen but the sky, more muted in tonal grays than black, still had the shimmer of the March full moon and all was quiet and blank except for the rhythmic blinking of the red light on the back of a bicycle as it circled the park: on, off … on, off … on, off – a red dot tracking the…

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Editor’s note: This column by Business Press president and publisher Richard Connor was orginally published in 2003, shortly after completion of the new Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth complex spearheaded by Anne Marion. We republish it now as a tribute to “Little Anne,” who died Feb. 11 at age 81.

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We are wrapping up the year with the current issue of the Business Press. December is actually a slow month and we are using it to prepare for many new and dramatic changes to our business model. The next issue will be published Jan. 13; in the meantime, we’ll keep in touch with our website …

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As autumn fades into winter and 2019 winds down, we look toward the coming year with concern about the challenges facing our city and our country. There’s not much we can do here in Fort Worth about the nation’s turmoil while Congress and the president wrangle over impeachment and neglect th…

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Fort Worth made national headlines Oct. 20 when The New York Times published a story about race relations in the city headlined “Fort Worth Police Have More Violence to Answer For, Residents Say.” The backdrop was the Oct. 12 death of Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman shot in her…

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The first rule of budgeting, in business and in the typical American household, is that the budget’s plan for spending money must be matched – or preferably exceeded – by anticipated income. Things don’t always go according to the plan, of course, but balancing spending with revenue is the t…

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In June, inspectors from the department visited five facilities in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, and found children had few spare clothes and no laundry facilities. Many migrants were given only wet wipes to clean themselves and bologna sandwiches to eat, causing constipation and other hea…

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The Schieffer boys, Bob and Tom, both wrote their names in the Fort Worth Exchange Club’s Book of Golden Deeds when the club honored them May 15. The recognition is among the most prestigious in our city and they added their names to a long list of our best citizens who have excelled in Fort…

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The 911 Porsche was cherry red with a spoiler on the back – a whale tail, they called it – and sure enough I had been driving an Oldsmobile 98 before I decided to attempt coolness with a Porsche. I resided in Pennsylvania in those days but a friend from Texas occasionally visited to work at …

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans is right outside my door. But I can't go out. Not much, anyway. My wife and I are self-confined to quarters, working at home and limiting travels to grocery runs and walks with the dogs alongside the St. Charles streetcar tracks.

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It never fails. Just when it looks as though Donald Trump has conjured up enough common sense to pull off a convincing imitation of a leader, he reverts to form. He just can’t seem to clear that last, crucial hurdle: putting aside his own ego to do what’s best for the country.

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There has been a lot of criticism over the President’s use of the term “Chinese virus” and rightfully so. Names have not always been an accurate way of identifying ground zero for any disease. Health leaders have named this current virus COVID-19. You cannot call this coronavirus because tha…

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We are all working remotely today—and will be for the foreseeable future—how long, we don’t know, but I suspect for some time. For many, this is a new experience, however, it does not have to be a challenging one. A major concern of many managers is “Is the work getting done on time”, “ Is t…

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The disruptions caused by the coronavirus are wreaking havoc on individuals, families, the private and public sectors, the health care system, and the economy and society as a whole. In order to “flatten the curve” and prevent a major spike in infections, drastic measures have been taken. Th…

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COVID-19 is getting all the headlines, but without the worldwide pandemic, business writers across the Lone Star State would be tripping over their adjectives bemoaning the latest shock to the energy market.

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Night had fallen but the sky, more muted in tonal grays than black, still had the shimmer of the March full moon and all was quiet and blank except for the rhythmic blinking of the red light on the back of a bicycle as it circled the park: on, off … on, off … on, off – a red dot tracking the…

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Within a matter of a few days, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected almost every aspect of our everyday lives. For employers, figuring out what they should do in terms of their employees is a daily struggle.

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Hey Dallas, hear you’re having trouble taking down a building. We’ve run into that before. Too much rebar and not enough wrecking ball.

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Editor’s note: This column by Business Press president and publisher Richard Connor was orginally published in 2003, shortly after completion of the new Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth complex spearheaded by Anne Marion. We republish it now as a tribute to “Little Anne,” who died Feb. 11 at age 81.

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Tired of impeachment? Advertisers thought we were too as Super Bowl advertisers spiked even the non-alcoholic commercials with plenty of humor – or at least attempts at mirth.

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Seven dollars. I remember it as seven dollars. At the time, it seemed as if it might as well be $100, $1,000 or $10,000. How could I possibly spend seven photos of George Washington in just a few hours?

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Who was the first “modern” woman? Lots of candidates, but surely an overlooked nominee is Ada Byron Lovelace. The daughter of Romantic poet and cad Lord Byron and a key to the invention of computers and programming, she was a complicated woman living perhaps a bit too far ahead of her time.

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In the last five years, there has been a tremendous rise in outpatient location expansion within the health care industry. Retailers like CVS and Walgreens have opened thousands of clinics, and urgent care facilities have boomed. Even health systems have jumped on the trend by partnering wit…

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