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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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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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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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Fort Worth's Lillie Biggins inducted to Texas Women's Hall of Fame

Lillie Biggins

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas first lady Anita Perry and Secretary of State Nandita Berry are among the newest inductees to the Texas Women's Hall of Fame.

Gov. Rick Perry joked Tuesday that he dated one member of this year's class during his last time overseeing the ceremony. Anita Perry was recognized for leadership as the longest-serving Texas first lady in history.

Democratic state Sen. Senfronia Thompson, the longest-serving female in the history of the Texas Legislature, was also inducted four decades after first being elected to the House.

Other inductees were Lillie Biggins, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth and board chairwoman of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport; retired Col. Kim Olson; Texas Women's University Chancellor Ann Stuart; domestic violence activist Deborah Tucker; Texas appellate Judge Carolyn Wright; and Joanne Herring, who actress Julia Roberts portrayed in the 2007 film "Charlie Wilson's War."
 

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