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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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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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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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Report: RadioShack, lenders at odds on store closings

RadioShack Corp. stock has fallen following a Wall Street Journal report that negotiations with the retailer’s lenders are complicating plans to close as many as 1,100 stores.


According to the report, disagreements between the Fort Worth-based electronics retailer and its lenders center on how many stores should be closed. While the company said in March it would close 1,100 stores, it si currently planning to close 200, according to the Journal, citing people familiar with the negotiations.
According to the story, RadioShack officials publicly announced the store closing plan without approval from all the lenders. Some lenders have proposed closing as many as 2,000 stores.
 

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