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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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Fort Worth development leader dies

 

James Toal, a planning and economic development professional who helped plan downtown Fort Worth’s redevelopment and the Trinity River Vision project, died Dec. 22.


Toal, 66, was a principal at Gideon Toal from 1993 to 2010, when he established James Toal Inc.


According to the James Toal Inc. website, his company’s representative projects have included:
Downtown Strategic Action Plan, Fort Worth
Downtown Fort Worth TIF District
Downtown Fort Worth PID District
Redevelopment and Realignment of NAS JRB Fort Worth (previously Carswell AFB)
Trinity River Vision Master Plan and TRV Ten Year Action Plan
Trinity Uptown Mixed Use Urban Design and Economic Development Plan, Fort Worth, Texas
Trinity Uptown Design Standards, Fort Worth, Texas
University of North Texas Campus Master Plan
Veale Ranch Master Plan and phasing strategies
Fort Worth Botanic Garden Master Plan (including implementation steps)
NAS Dallas Redevelopment and Implementation Strategy
Amarillo, Texas, Downtown Action Plan
Amarillo Downtown TIF
Texas Wesleyan University Master Plan
 

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