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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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Fort Worth Chamber announces new officers

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce recently elected new officers and incoming board directors for 2014-2015.
Officers are: Chairman Bob Pence, president and CEO, Freese and Nichols; Vice Chairman Dee Kelly Jr., Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP; Treasurer Wade Wallace, regional president, Southwest Bank-Fort Worth Region; and Bill Thornton, president and CEO of the Fort Worth Chamber.
Incoming directors are: Joel Michael Barber, Capital One; Alec Barry, Southwest Bank-7th Street Banking Center; Tom Galbreath, Dunaway Associates LP; Robin Hamilton, Wells Fargo- Sundance Square; Tom Harris, Alliance Air/Aviation Services; Telvin Jeffries, RadioShack Corp.; Andrew Johnsen, BNSF Railway Co.; Dione Kennedy, Performing Arts Fort Worth; Steve Peglar, WhitneySmith Co.; Eric Schrader, Buzz Custom Fence; Susan Sheffield, GM Financial; Robert Warner, Alcon Laboratories Inc.; David Williams, Chase Bank; and Hadley Woerner, Frost Bank-Downtown Fort Worth.
New executive committee members are: Joel Ballew, Texas Health Resources; John Black, Merrill Lynch & Co.; Linda Christie, Tarrant Regional Water District; Reagan Ferguson, Pressman Printing; Wayne Huddleston, U. S. Small Business Administration; Pepper Hudson, Pepper-L Specialties; Stan Lynch, Freese and Nichols Inc.; Cynthia Sadler, Bank of Texas; Shanon Watt, Frost; and Cal White, Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show.

Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net


 

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