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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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President Obama to visit Dallas on Wednesday

 

DALLAS (AP) — President Barack Obama will travel to Texas to push his health care initiative.

A White House statement says Obama on Wednesday will fly to Dallas. The president plans to meet with and thank volunteers who are helping consumers learn about and enroll in medical coverage plans through health insurance marketplaces.

Obama will visit Temple Emanu-El to join canvassers and navigators working with the Dallas Area Interfaith group.

The president will later attend two Democratic fundraising events before departing.

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Online:

https://www.healthcare.gov/

http://www.tedallas.org/

http://www.dallasareainterfaith.com/

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