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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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Want to smell like an Aggie? You can now

 

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A new cologne hits the market later this summer that's touted to smell like Aggie spirit.

Masik Collegiate Fragrances already makes and sells scents honoring 10 other universities across the nation. The company plans to begin selling a Texas A&M foo-foo water Aug. 18.

Katie Masich is the president of New York-based Masik. She says the mixed aromas aromas of rose, vanilla and apple are meant to evoke the Texas A&M school colors of maroon and white.

Masich says the Aggie cologne and perfume will be made in New Jersey and retail for about $35 per bottle.


 

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