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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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Alliance's Hillwood Commons lands first tenant

A large title insurance, property valuation and settlement services company is the first tenant at Hillwood Commons I, an office complex at Alliance Town Center.

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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's mayor looking for new chief of staff

Jason Lamers is leaving the city after 14 years to join Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

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Podcasting superstar from 'Serial' coming to Fort Worth

If you hear yourself hearing a certain haunting theme in early August as you pass the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, don’t be alarmed.

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A&M, six others, tapped for emergency preparedness initiative

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security has selected Texas A&M University and six other schools to participate in a nationwide emergency preparedness initiative.
Secretary Janet Napolitano made the announcement Tuesday at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Drexel is among the schools chosen for the Campus Resilience Pilot Program. The program is designed to help colleges share best practices and develop innovative ideas for responding to man-made or natural disasters.
The other six schools are Eastern Connecticut State University; Green River Community College in Auburn, Wash.; Navajo Technical College in Crownpoint, N.M.; Texas A&M University; Tougaloo College in Jackson, Miss.; and the University of San Francisco.
The participants represent a range of institutions, from urban to rural and large to small. Napolitano said the program will engage school officials, students and community leaders.


 

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