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Texas has old, new candidates to offer as presidential hopefuls

The Republican Party has long been riven between its establishment and conservative wings, a split that plays out every four years in the race for the White House.

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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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Two Fort Worth Baylor medical properties acquired

Baylor Surgical Hospital of Fort Worth and Baylor Surgical Hospital Integrated Medical Facility are among three facilities acquired by Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II Inc.

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Overheard: July 29, 2013

 

AdWe have two great companies right in the middle of our city who are doing wonderful things for our city, why wouldn’t we want to have that partnership? This is a good deal for us.

– Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck, after AT&T announced it would purchase the naming rights to Cowboys Stadium. The city of Arlington will receive 5 percent of the revenue from the naming rights annually.

This decision has nothing to do with protecting voting rights and everything to do with advancing a partisan political agenda.

– Sen John Cornyn, R-Texas, after the Obama administration singled out Texas for legal action and promising broader efforts follow last month’s Supreme Court ruling that wiped out a major provision of the Voting Rights Act.

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