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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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Fort Worth draws closer to deal with Lancaster developer

City staff are planning to introduce the developer Feb. 3 at a meeting of the City Council's Housing and Economic Development Committee.

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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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Fort Worth seminars to encourage water conservation

A. Lee Graham
Reporter

Hoping to show residents that water conservation also saves money, the Fort Worth Water Department is hosting a free seminar series on how to conserve the wet stuff.
The Texas AgriLife Extension Service is partnering with the city in the free summertime series, where attendees will learn several things. Those include how to keep landscapes healthy during water restrictions, how to plan and grow a water-saving garden or landscape, how to perform irrigation checkups, and how to make minor repairs and adjustments to sprinkler systems.
All seminars begin at 6 p.m. and take place at Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave. Attendance is limited.
Those wanting to attend the Tuesday June 25 lawn care maintenance seminar may register online at http://lawncaremaintenance.eventbrite.com/#.
Registration for the Tuesday July 16 sprinkler system basics and Tuesday Aug. 20 edible plants seminar are available at http://www.eventbrite.com/ and http://ediblefrontyard.eventbrite.com/#.
 

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