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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

OxyContin maker reaches tentative opioid-crisis settlement

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly half the states and some 2,000 local governments have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation's opioid crisis. Arizona Attorney General...

Texas told cities they couldn’t fund abortion providers. So Austin is funding abortion access...

On Tuesday night, the Austin City Council approved $150,000 for organizations that help women afford incidental costs like transportation, lodging and childcare when they seek an abortion.

T. Boone Pickens, famed Texas oilman, dies at 91

The energy pioneer and philanthropist died of natural causes at his home in Dallas surrounded by friends and family, a spokesman said Wednesday

Council Report: Economic Development Incentive Update

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE UPDATE At Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received an informal report with an overview of the incentive compliance review process for economic development incentive agreements and results for Tax...

Council Report: More Pioneer Tower funds approved

MORE PIONEER TOWER FUNDS APPROVED It's going to take a little more money than originally planned, but Fort Worth leaders are excited about what lies ahead for the renovation of one of its most treasured...

Council Report: Fort Worth looks at short-term rental regulatons

BRIEFING ON SHORT-TERM RENTAL REGULATIONS One of the nation's most popular crazes is making some folks crazy about not having them in their neighborhoods. The Fort Worth City Council, at Tuesday's work session, received a briefing...

TCU fraternity donates to Movember, organization focused on men’s health

TCU fraternity has stepped up its effort to shed light on men's mental health issues. The fraternity men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) at TCU donated $100,000 to Movember, a charity organization focused on men's...

Democrats step on shaky political ground with fracking bans

DENVER (AP) — Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking — and stepping on unstable political ground as they do so. An all-out prohibition on the controversial natural gas extraction...

Texas has the most people without health insurance in the nation — again

For the second year in a row, the number of Texans without health insurance increased, and fewer people enrolled in Medicaid.

Broussard named regional president for Texas Capital Bank

Eddie Broussard has been named regional president of Texas Capital Bank in Fort Worth, a role he assumed in September 2019 after serving as interim market leader for a year prior. He leads the...