Fort Worth Animal Shelter Announces Clear the Shelter Event for Adoptions

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This year’s Clear The Shelters will be an adoption event like no other, and the Fort Worth Animal Shelter has 500 pets waiting to be adopted into loving homes. It’s a one-day national pet adoption initiative with all adoption fees waived.

Last year the Fort Worth community found homes for 300 pets.

The Fort Worth Animal Shelter is teaming with NBC5, Telemundo23 and more than 60 North Texas animal shelters to find loving and forever homes for pets in need, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 17.

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Fort Worth Celebrates Opening of Tarleton State Campus

the mayor talks to a group of people

After more than 40 years in Fort Worth, Tarleton State University opened the first building of its planned campus along Chisholm Trail Parkway with a ribbon cutting, tours and remarks from community leaders, legislators and Texas A&M University System officials.

The three-story, 76,000-square-foot building — crowning 80 acres donated by Walton Development — will enable Tarleton to work with business and industry leaders to expand current degree programs and add new ones, furthering continued economic growth and development in North Texas.

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price called education the key to the city’s future.

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