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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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Compass BBVA names Happel CEO for Fort Worth

BBVA Compass has appointed Brian Happel, most recently the Fort Worth city president, its chief executive officer of Fort Worth.

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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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Indoor skydiving facility coming to North Texas

IFly, an indoor skydiving facility is set to open later this year in Frisco. 

An indoor skydiving facility is set to open later this year at the Stonebriar Centre Mall in Frisco.


Austin-based iFly Holdings will build the facility, to be known as iFly Dallas, the 27th indoor skydiving facility for the company.
Earlier this year the city of Frisco entered into an agreement to give incentives to iFly in return for constructing a facility of at least 8,500 square feet. The company received a property tax rebate for 10 years and a sales tax rebate for five years. The Frisco Economic Development Corp. also entered into a performance agreement to help defray infrastructure costs.

“As Frisco continues to grow, it becomes more and more of a destination city,” said Marla Roe, executive director of the Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau. ”IFly is the kind of unique attraction that will complement the varied sports, shopping and dining experiences Frisco already offers.”

This will be iFly’s second Texas location, with the other location in Austin. The company also has locations in other countries including Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, Malaysia, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and Brazil
 

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