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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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First Solar announces plant for West Texas

FORT STOCKTON, Texas (AP) — First Solar Inc. has announced plans for a power plant in West Texas.

Arizona-based First Solar on Wednesday said the company has begun construction on the first phase of the Barilla Solar Project in Pecos County, west of Fort Stockton.

Company officials say the 22-megawatt project is expected to begin commercial operation in mid-2014. The plant using solar panels will generate electricity available for customers such as utilities, power cooperatives and larger commercial and industrial users.

 

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