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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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British Airways offers direct London-Austin route

 

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — British Airways will offer nonstop flights between Austin and London starting next year.

The carrier on Tuesday announced plans for five direct flights per week beginning in March. Daily flights between London Heathrow Airport and the capital city of Texas begin May 5.

British Airways, which cites Austin's high-tech business reputation, plans to offer the service using the Boeing 787 model also known as the Dreamliner. The carrier's air-fare sale featuring Austin routes runs until Sept. 24.

British Airways also serves Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.

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