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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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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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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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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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DART rail service for D/FW Airport begins Monday

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Rail service has reached Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit's newest light rail station opens Monday at the airport that handles nearly 166,000 passengers daily.

The nearly 5-mile final extension of the Orange Line begins service four months ahead of schedule at the D/FW Airport Station. The $152 million extension offers rail service at Terminal A.

DART is the state's largest municipal rail system, serving Dallas and a dozen surrounding cities. The D/FW Airport Station is touted as a way to provide one of the nation's busiest airports with a rail connection to downtown Dallas.

DART bus routes previously combined with rail service to reach Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

 

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