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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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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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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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Two from Tarrant honored for entrepreneurship

 

Ernst & Young LLP today announced the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Award winners in Southwest Area North. Two Tarrant County companies were honored.

The award recognizes entrepreneurs who have had success in innovation, and financial performance and have demonstrated a personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The finalists and winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and honored at an event at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on June 22.
Regional award winners go on to compete at the national level. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif., on Nov. 16.

• Richard Wright
President and CEO
AdvoCare
Plano

• Max Martin
Chairman and CEO
ARGO Data Resource Corporation
Richardson

• Calvin Carter
Founder and President
Bottle Rocket Apps
Dallas

• Stephen Mooney
President and CEO
Conifer Health Solutions
Frisco

• David Sokolsky
President and CEO
Daisy Brand
Dallas

• Gregg Engles
Chairman
Dean Foods Company
Dallas

• Phil Rykhoek
President and CEO
Denbury Resources, Inc.
Plano

• Ross Perot
Founder and Chairman
EDS/Perot Systems

• Ross Perot, Jr.
Chairman
Perot Systems/Hillwood

• Don Freeman
Chairman
Freeman
Dallas

• Carrie Freeman Parsons
Vice Chairman
Freeman
Dallas

• Joe Popolo
President
Freeman
Dallas

• David Weinreb
CEO
Howard Hughes Corporation
Dallas

• Randy Watson
Chairman and CEO
Justin Brands, Inc.
Fort Worth

• Eddie Lennox
Founder and Chairman
Service King Collision Repair Centers, Inc.
Richardson

• Tony Aquila
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Solera Holdings, Inc.
Westlake

• Brian Schultz
CEO
Studio Movie Grill
Dallas

 

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