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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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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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Southlake's Travelocity to partner with Expedia

 

Southlake-based Travelocity, one of the world’s largest travel companies, and Expedia Inc., the largest online travel company in the world, said Aug. 22 they have entered into an exclusive, long-term strategic marketing agreement.


Upon the implementation of the agreement, Travelocity's North American websites will be powered by Expedia's technology, customer services and supply and will focus its efforts on promoting its brand and marketing of its travel services.
Travelocity will remain wholly-owned by Sabre Holdings Corp., and independent of Expedia Inc., which is based in Washington state.


Travelocity-owned lastminute.com in Europe and the Travelocity Partner Network are not included in this marketing arrangement.
Both parties plan to begin development and implementation immediately, with an expected launch in 2014.
Expedia Inc. trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol “EXPE.”
 

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