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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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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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'Pudge', 7 other Texas athletes in hall of fame

 

WACO, Texas (AP) — Olympic champion Sanya Richards-Ross is among eight athletes selected for induction into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in February.

The Jamaican native, who attended the University of Texas at Austin, won Olympic gold medals in the 4×400 meters relay in 2004, 2008 and 2012. She won individual gold in the 400 meters in 2012 and bronze in 2008.

The other inductees announced Tuesday are Houston native and former Buffalo Bills running back Thurman Thomas; former Baylor and Houston Oilers quarterback Don Trull; former Texas Rangers catcher Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez; former University of Texas and Detroit Lions defensive tackle Doug English; former UNLV and NBA All-Star Larry Johnson from Tyler; former Texas A&M and Dallas Cowboys linebacker Dat Nguyen; and former Texas A&M and NFL offensive tackle Charlie Kruger.
 

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