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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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Former Texas Tech president to lead new University of Texas school

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas System Board of Regents has selected a former president of the University of Alabama and Texas Tech University as its finalist to lead the newly created University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

The board announced its decision Monday in Austin. Guy Bailey resigned as president of the University of Alabama in 2012, just two months after taking over. He stepped down to care for his ailing wife, who died in September.

Texas law requires the finalist's name to be made public at least 21 days before a president is selected.

Bailey was expected to visit the university's campuses in the Rio Grande Valley.

Regents previously approved combining the University of Texas-Pan American and University of Texas-Brownsville, as well as plans for an associated medical school.
 

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