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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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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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Gill Children's Services hires new executive director

The board of directors of nonprofit organization Gill Children’s Services has hired Peyton Salavarria as its new executive director.
She replaces Amanda Stallings, who now serves as the executive director of the JPS Foundation in Fort Worth.


Salavarria, a Metroplex native, brings experience in the nonprofit sector, creating marketing campaigns, branding strategies and community awareness. She joins Gill Children’s Services from Communities In Schools of Greater Tarrant County, where she was the director of events and marketing. Salavarria has a marketing degree with an emphasis on nonprofit organizational studies from the University of Oklahoma.
Founded in 1979 by Martine H. Ginsburg and Virginia H. Richards, Gill Children’s Services serves as a funding source of last resort, helping Tarrant County children whose medical, dental, social, psychological and educational needs have not been met by other community resources.

Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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