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Fort Worth ISD agrees to host TCU basketball at Wilkerson-Greines in 2014-15

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us The Fort Worth school district has agreed to host the TCU men's and women's basketball teams at the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center for the 2014-15 season, FWISD spokesman Clint Bond said Thursday. Both teams will play their home games at the 4,759-seat arena while Daniel-Meyer Coliseum undergoes renovations, which have already begun.
Capacity of about 5,000 - RT @StevensonFWST: #TCU hoops will play at @FortWorth_ISD's Wilkerson-Greines AC in 2014-15 bit.ly/1mK2xLY
RT @ChuckCarltonDMN: HS gym. RT @StevensonFWST: #TCU men's & women's hoops will play at @FortWorth_ISD's Wilkerson-Greines AC in 2014-15. h…

Study: Coffee not the drink of choice in Cowtown

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Fresh off a survey that named Fort Worth as the most country city in America, another national study suggests that Cowtown is not as jacked up on java as others. In its May issue, Men's Health magazine ranks 100 of the nation's largest cities on being "coffee-crazed" and Fort Worth is No.

American posts $480 million first quarter profit

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us The merger of American Airlines and US Airways appears to be off to a good start. The combined carrier reported its first full quarter of earnings Thursday morning, posting a profit of $480 million, even as winter storms forced the Fort Worth-based carrier to cancel 34,000 flights in the first three months of the year.

Fort Worth Nature Center marks 50 years as ‘outdoor laboratory’

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us One hundred years ago, Fort Worth just wanted clean water. Fifty years later, determined Audubon Society members just wanted a small nature preserve where they could watch birds. That the two conservation efforts grew into Fort Worth's wild green jewel is "all about karma," Rob Denkhaus said.
North Texans don't want to miss this story from Steve Campbell: FW Nature Center marks 50 years as ‘outdoor lab’ | star-telegram.com/2014/04/24/576…
Fort Worth Nature Center marks 50 years as ‘outdoor laboratory,’ reports Steve Campbell | star-telegram.com/2014/04/24/576… +@startelegram

Major oil and gas firm to list drilling chemicals

star-telegram.com — A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets. The move by Baker Hughes of Houston is a shift for a major firm; it's uncle...
A breakthrough on fracking disclosure? Major Texas oil & gas firm to list drilling chemicals | star-telegram.com/2014/04/24/576… #fracking #environment

Amid Nevada fight, Texas in its own land dispute

star-telegram.com — A Texas land dispute has the outgoing governor and the Republican candidate favored to replace him decrying the same federal agency currently embroiled in an armed standoff in Nevada. Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday accused the Bureau of Land Management of trying "to take private property" in Texas.
Perry says Texans' goal in land fight with feds is to keep America "the land of freedom and liberty" | star-telegram.com/2014/04/24/576… +@startelegram
Perry escalates fight with feds over land along Red River, accuses feds of trying "to take private property" in TX | star-telegram.com/2014/04/24/576…

Northbound exit at Texas 121/183 makes permanent shift

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Eastbound Airport Freeway drivers taking northbound Texas 121 at the 121/183 split will exit from the right lane beginning Sunday morning, according to a news release from the North Tarrant Express. "This will be the final configuration for this exit," the release says.

After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Oklahoma plans to hold its first double execution in nearly 80 years, Gov. Mary Fallin said Thursday. The move comes a day after the state Supreme Court removed one of the final obstacles, ruling late Wednesday that Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.
A daily double of death coming to Oklahoma: First time state has 2 executions in 1 day in 80 years | star-telegram.com/2014/04/24/576… +@startelegram

What's really going on with those divested gates at Love Field?

blogs.star-telegram.com — After Virgin America set up a press event for Friday about its "Dallas operations," everybody has been asking what's really going on with those two gates that American Airlines is required to divest at Love Field. According to American Airlines senior vice president Steve Johnson, it will be a couple of weeks before we know who will be the winner of those gates.
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Regent gives $1 million to Texas A&M School of Law

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Tony Buzbee wants to see the Texas A&M University School of Law become a top Texas law school in the next five years - so he wrote a $1 million check to the school this week and is urging other Aggies to do the same.

US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

star-telegram.com — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.
Web users: prepare for problems as the government steps in again to "fix" the internet | star-telegram.com/2014/04/24/576… +@startelegram

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us The National Rifle Association's annual meeting is bringing a renewed push for a law requiring all 50 states to recognize concealed carry gun permits from other states. The issue of reciprocity is a top priority as 70,000 NRA members convene in Indianapolis this week.
A national concealed carry law? NRA revives push for universal gun law at national meeting | star-telegram.com/2014/04/24/576… +@startelegram #nra

TCEQ: Complete data needed for Wichita Falls plan

star-telegram.com — The City of Wichita Falls is applying for a direct potable reuse project that is unlike any in Texas. This proposed retrofit project involves directly reusing treated wastewater for drinking water. Thorough review and testing of the treatment plant is of utmost importance to protect public health.
TCEQ: Wichita Falls' application for a toilet-to-tap project is "incomplete," must prove water will be safe. star-telegram.com/2014/04/24/576…

Two different verdicts on "private nuisance" lawsuits in Barnett Shale

blogs.star-telegram.com — The $2.9 million award by a Dallas jury to a Wise County couple comes just two weeks after a Fort Worth landowner lost a similar lawsuit in Tarrant County courts. Both involved claims of "private nuisance," a legal term for activities that are inappropriate or offensive enough to substantially prevent a neighboring landowner from enjoying his or her property.
Two different verdicts on "private nuisance" lawsuits in Barnett Shale bit.ly/QBsH60

American, flight attendants union begin contract negotiations

blogs.star-telegram.com — American Airlines and its flight attendants unions started contract talks on Thursday to negotiate a new joint contract that will cover American and former US Airways flight attendants. The flight attendants, who will be represented by the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, submitted their opening proposal to management.
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