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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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Fort Worth draws closer to deal with Lancaster developer

City staff are planning to introduce the developer Feb. 3 at a meeting of the City Council's Housing and Economic Development Committee.

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Compass BBVA names Happel CEO for Fort Worth

BBVA Compass has appointed Brian Happel, most recently the Fort Worth city president, its chief executive officer of Fort Worth.

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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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Southside Bike Ride gears up for weekend

This is not the Southside of Fort Worth, just a generic photo of people riding bikes from CNN. 

A. Lee Graham
Reporter

Residents are invited to get in gear and join local businesses and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price for the Southside Bike Ride.
Set for 9 a.m. Saturday May 18, the family-friendly event promises five- and 8.8-mile routes coursing through Southside neighborhoods. Both rides roll out from One Safe Place, 777 W. Rosedale St.
Other activities include a children’s bicycle rodeo, sponsor booths and vendors promoting family health and safety. Attendees can chat with city police, fire and bike patrol personnel while getting a firsthand look at the equipment they use on the job.
Early registration may be completed online at http://fortworthtexas.gov/bikefw/, with same-day registration opening at 8:30 a.m. No registration fee is required.
More event information, including a route map and sponsorship information, is available at http://fortworthtexas.gov/bikefw/.

 

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