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Obama calls for offshore drilling in Southeast

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday outlined a politically fraught plan for allowing oil and gas drilling offshore along parts of the Atlantic coast while imposing new restrictions on environmentally fragile waters off northern Alaska.

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Two from Fort Worth appointed by Gov. Abbott to university boards

Steve Hicks, a University of Texas System regent who has been a vocal opponent of regents who have criticized the system’s flagship campus in Austin, was reappointed to the board by Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday. 

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Museum District: Area’s evolution creating more interaction, public spaces

Fifteen years ago if someone had shot a cannon from Fort Worth’s world-renowned museum district, nobody would have noticed, joked Lori Eklund, senior deputy director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. But that has changed.

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Energy Transfer Partners, Regency Energy announce $18B merger

Energy Transfer Partners LP of Dallas and Regency Energy Partners LP have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

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American Airlines' first 787 Dreamliner arrives at D/FW

American is preparing the plane to begin service sometime in the second quarter.

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Local agency brings home national award

The Balcom Agency of Fort Worth received a national Gold ADDY Award for its Chippewa Boots History brochure, designed for Justin Brands, at the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) 2013 American Advertising Awards. The national AAF award event took place on June 8 at the Arizona Biltmore hotel in Phoenix, Ariz., in conjunction with the AAF National Conference, ADMERICA!
Designed by Balcom Senior Art Director Trey Sprinkle, the Chippewa Boots History brochure won a Gold ADDY and Best of Show–Print in February at the 2013 American Advertising Federation – Fort Worth (AAF–FW) local ADDY Awards, the first level of the three-tier competition. The brochure went on to win a district Gold ADDY in the second level of the ADDY Awards, advancing it to the national competition.
The national Gold ADDY Award recognizes the highest level of creative excellence in the advertising industry. With over 35,000 entries this year, the ADDY Awards is the advertising industry’s largest competitive competition.
“We are completely overwhelmed by our first Gold ADDY win at the national level,” said Stuart Balcom, president and CEO of the Fort Worth-based advertising, interactive and public relations firm. “It’s an incredible honor for us and our clients at Justin Brands. I couldn’t be more proud of the hard work and creative excellence the B Team has delivered – it has definitely paid off.”
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