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2009-03-30 04:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridging the disciplines of computer science, law, and business, 40 entrepreneurs in Austin, Texas will start a technology company-in three days. The event is called 3 Day Startup. The diverse participants take a startup from initial concept to launched prototype, all over the course of one weekend. "We bring in all the resources required to create a new venture and have our participants pitch their ideas. The best one is picked, and 40 passionate...

2009-02-26 17:50:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan G. Tornoe, a pioneer in the Latino blogosphere and founder of the number one rated news site HispanicTrending.net, has honed in on Austin as the site of his newest blog venture. Tornoe, an Austinite who was one of the first Latino bloggers to interview President Obama before his presidency, has launched the blog Hispanics in Austin found online at http://hispanicsinaustin.wordpress.com/about/ (copy and paste link in browser). Tornoe's blog...

2009-02-04 16:33:00

ELGIN, Ill., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Because of the economic downturn, the City of Elgin has joined with Congressman Bill Foster, Senator Richard Durbin and other members of its Congressional delegation to urge Washington to pass a public works, infrastructure-based stimulus bill. Its passage could create hundreds of jobs in Elgin alone. The economic crisis is increasingly curtailing the ability of Elgin to proceed with capital projects. Homes in foreclosure have triggered a...

2008-12-19 09:44:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is looking for innovative and environmentally-sensitive ways to move freight across the state. But before the agency puts pen to paper on the planning side, they are asking transportation specialists for "how to" ideas. TxDOT published a Request for Information (RFI) today asking for suggestions on how to develop future freight transport systems that minimize environmental impacts,...

2008-12-04 20:09:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 6th, the Southeastern Conference (SEC) will decide its representative in the National Championship football game - Florida vs. Alabama. But on October 11th, the BIG 12 football division decided its representative in the National Championship game...Texas 45 vs. Oklahoma 35...so now it's really all about that 45! Fans and guests can take advantage of this football fun revolved around the BIG 12 game with a Renaissance Austin Hotel special deal....

2008-09-19 21:00:15

By Jerry Turnquist One of Elgin's most historic buildings is about to look even more historic. In the next few weeks, the First Congregational Church of Elgin - a church that traces its roots to the city's founder, and whose building has served as a community center equivalent to the Hemmens Cultural Center - will launch a campaign to restore its 1960s wing. This will result in a building that is a better historical fit on the outside, and more functional on the inside. Looking historic...

2008-07-11 21:00:21

By The Observer, La Grande, Ore. Jul. 11--ELGIN -- Mayor Carmen Gentry announced Wednesday that the City of Elgin has received an additional $4,000 in private donations for the Elgin Family Clinic, leaving a balance of $19,500 to raise. Earlier this week, Darrin Larvik of the City Garbage Service contacted the mayor, offering a generous donation toward the clinic fundraising effort. "He said that since City Garbage services Elgin, they wanted to be a partner in helping the community,"...

2008-06-24 02:30:14

By Dick Mason, The Observer, La Grande, Ore. Jun. 23--Retired Enterprise educator Larry Christman returned from an Alaskan cruise with his wife Anne last week to learn that the Elgin School District wants him to drop anchor in its waters.There was a message on his answering machine asking if he would be interested in serving as Elgin's interim superintendent for the third time since 2000. Christman is accepting the offer to dive in. On Friday the Elgin School Board named him...


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Climate Impact On Your Budget For Austin Texas
2012-07-16 10:44:17

If you live in Austin Texas, this is what type of heating and cooling of your house you can expect to see during various weather events such as EL-Nino and La-Nina. The above graph represents three events known as EL-Nino, La-Nina and normal conditions. All the data was gathered from the month of March for each event. During a Normal cycle it is pretty fair to say that Austin will experience heating and cooling pretty close together. While during an EL-Nino event it shows that heating...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-21 13:46:02

Austin Texas is located in the Southern Part of the United States. To the west the elevation increases while to the east the elevation slopes down towards the Gulf of Mexico. Temperatures for Austin Texas: January through February the normal temperatures range from the 40’s during the evening to the 60’s during the day. March shows a slight warming trend as the averages are in the 50’s during the evening and the days warm into the 70’s. April through May as spring continues the...

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Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin