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Happy Friday! Here's your daily report.

Dear Fort Worth Report friend,

Good morning! 

In your Friday Report: As Fort Worth grows rapidly, how will its leadership change? The Fort Worth Way is both celebrated and cursed, but who will take the place of the Old Guard? As part of a new series, "Profiles in Leadership," reporter Kristen Barton will spotlight those who have started stepping into larger roles in the city and county. 


Paving a new way: Fort Worth looks for successors to Old Guard

Also, despite Fort Worth’s growing population, some are worried it’s falling behind in growing new businesses. Reporter Brooke Colombo examines a white paper that offers policy recommendations aimed at spurring the city’s entrepreneurial economy.

Fort Worth falls behind in entrepreneurship; white paper outlines how city can catch up.
The week that was
Here is a look back at key stories during the past week.


Local Government       

Meet some of the groups working to make Fort Worth redistricting fair.
•  North Texas Native Americans hope to be part of renaming White Settlement Road.
Explainer: Crime Control Prevention District board passes $95 million budget, notes concerns over citizen involvement.
Health       

State-funded monoclonal antibody treatment center opens in Fort Worth. Here’s what you need to know about the treatment.
Teen birth rates in the U.S. and Texas have been declining for decades. County-level data can help explain why.
Education    

New report shows steep decline in Fort Worth students’ academic performance.
Fort Worth ISD trustees to grade superintendent’s performance.
Business

Listen: Mayor promotes nonprofits helping Afghan refugees.
Arts & Culture

‘The Protégé’ Review: Maggie Q’s female assassin thriller is way better than it should be.
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Thomas Martinez,
Managing editor
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What we're reading

Editor's note: 'What we're reading' is a feature designed to boost knowledge of Fort Worth and Tarrant County residents through collaboration with other area news organizations. Any views or opinions in the stories linked below are not representative of Fort Worth Report.

($) Legacy cattle ranch just west of Fort Worth to become new residential community.
Tarrant County’s largest head start provider hires new executive director.
◾ Texas sees 550% spike in poison calls for horse and cow dewormer to treat COVID, despite FDA warning
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