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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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Healthcare Heroes 2014

Healthcare Heroes, 2014. Photos by Mayda Arista Rios

Attendees at the Healthcare Heroes event. Look for more photos in the March 10 issue of the Fort Worth Business Press.

The Fort Worth Business Press' Healthcare Heroes event recognizes the people and organizations wholse standout work in health care makes them heroes. Smith & Nephew is the presenting sponsor..

The event was held last night at the City Club in Fort Worth. 

This year’s awardees:

Doug Hawthorne
Texas Health Resources received the Lifetime Achievement Award

AIDS Outreach Center

Artemis Medical Society

TCU's Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Jim Cox
Emergency Medicine Consultants LTD

Stan Davis
Cook Children’s Health Care System

Debra Ennis
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake

Judy Horton
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth

Alan Johns
Baylor Research Institute, Fort Worth

Paul Lansdowne
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

David McReynolds
JPS Health Network

John Phillips
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

Laura Standish
University of North Texas Health Science Center

Jason Terk
Cook Children’s Health Care System

Nancy Williams
The Health Industry Council

Mayor Betsy Price
City of Fort Worth

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