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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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Municipal elections are Saturday: Water District race heats up

 

Municipal elections are Saturday, May 11.
Up for election are local city councils, school boards, the water board, and several county races.
For a story on Fort Worth City Council races: fwbusinesspress.com/fwbp/article/1/468/News-Categories-Government/Roads-economic-development-and-schools-top-city-council-election-issues-.aspx
The Tarrant Regional Water District has three seats up for grabs. The race has recently heated up with allegations of secret meetings from three of the challengers.
The Fort Worth Business Press will have a story on the race Friday.

Stories on the Water District race from other sites:

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