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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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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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Fort Worth's mayor looking for new chief of staff

Jason Lamers is leaving the city after 14 years to join Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

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Podcasting superstar from 'Serial' coming to Fort Worth

If you hear yourself hearing a certain haunting theme in early August as you pass the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, don’t be alarmed.

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Letters to the Editor

Rx for turmoil

When something you're doing is giving you a headache, stop doing it!

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It ain’t over till it’s over!

'It ain't over till it's over,' as Yogi Berra said and Don Woodard's Country Club Friends discussion group has survived the wrecking ball at Fort Worth's Colonial Country Club.

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Don Woodard: A fond farewell to a Tuesday tradition

In mulling over the possibility that the ten year old organization known as Country Club Friends might be displaced by the impending extensive reconstruction at Colonial Country Club, the memorable tribute to the Constitution by Senator Daniel Webster came welling up in my mind.

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Arena good, boondoggle bad; why no vote on river plan?

O what a contrast there is, my countrymen, between the Trinity River Boondoggle and the proposed multipurpose arena at Will Rogers Center.

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'Cowards' barely describes slithering cemetery vandals

The cowards who vandalized historic Merriman Cemetery gave the city of Ranger a black eye and betrayed its tradition of respect for those who rest there.

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Don’t mess with Ripley Arnold; keep the Trinity’s historic confluence

When Major Ripley Arnold stood on the bluff with his dragoons gazing down at the confluence of two rivers on June 6, 1849, he must have exclaimed: "O what a beautiful sight! Picture perfect! Superb! This is where I will build Fort Worth."

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Alter the river? Bridges to nowhere? Who will pay?

I am deeply concerned about the Trinity River Vision project, how much will it cost the Fort Worth taxpayers, and who are the individuals that will make out like bandits if this project continues.

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Letter to the Editor: May auld congressmen be forgot ....

Grandparents: a Christmas gift suggestion for your grandchildren. Like most other gifts given your grandchildren, it’s something you’ve never experienced.

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SOS to USA? History shows we'll respond

When the Philippines on July 4, 1946, aided and encouraged by General Douglas MacArthur, achieved independence, it was a day of great celebration.

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Too many rules, too little discussion

I am a small business person and, like most other small business owners, my anxiety soars at the thought of dealing with government regulations. I understand the need for some regulation, just as I understand the need for stop signs.

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