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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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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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Grapevine's GameStop buys more mobile retail stores

Grapevine-based retailer GameStop Corp. said July 16 its wholly owned subsidiary, Utah-based Spring Mobile, has purchased 19 retail store locations from Cellular Center and In Touch Communications.
The acquisition marks Spring Mobile’s first entrance into Tennessee and Kentucky, and expands the company’s presence in Indiana and Illinois.
Representing the third-largest authorized retailer of AT&T wireless solutions, Spring Mobile now operates 239 stores in 23 states, including the new locations. The acquisitions give the company 17 new stores in Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana. They also increase the company’s store-count in Illinois to 13 by adding two more locations.
Spring Mobile has been in an aggressive expansion mode since 2013, adding almost 130 new locations during the past 10 months alone.
According to Spring Mobile President Jason Ellis in a news release, the company will continue seeking new opportunities to increase its nationwide footprint.

Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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