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2012-10-09 07:21:01

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Racing fans, rejoice! November 16-18 marks the first Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at the brand new Circuit of The Americas in Austin, the first purpose-built Grand Prix facility in the country designed for racing events of all forms, and a world-class destination for performance, education and business. Formula 1 has selected Austin to hold races from 2012 to 2021 because of the city's central location, easy accessibility for international...

2012-10-04 02:29:25

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE: MHO), one of the nation's leading homebuilders, is entering the Austin, Texas market, representing a continued expansion of M/I Homes' operations in Texas. M/I Homes currently builds and markets new homes in Houston and San Antonio. "We are excited to be starting operations in Austin," commented Robert H. Schottenstein, Chief Executive Officer and President of M/I Homes. "We believe that Austin is one of the nation's most...

2012-10-03 06:26:20

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Slacker, Inc. today announced the availability of Austin City Limits 2012, the official radio station of the 2012 Austin City Limits Music Festival. Slacker listeners can tune in to this station everywhere the service is available, including all major smartphones, the iPad, Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink and on the web. The Austin City Limits 2012 station can also be found at this direct link: http://www.Slacker.com/ACL. (Logo:...

2012-09-24 02:23:44

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, RetailMeNot (www.retailmenot.com), the largest online coupon site in the United States, and Junior Achievement held another successful Austin Marathon Relay. The RetailMeNot Austin Marathon Relay is Junior Achievement's largest annual fundraiser and one of the country's top relay events. Proceeds from the event support Junior Achievement's efforts to inspire students in Central Texas to stay in school and achieve economic success as...

2012-09-20 06:26:09

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The median household income in Austin, Texas, was $49,987 in 2011, which was not significantly different from the national figure of $50,502, according to statistics released today from the 2011 American Community Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau. In addition, 21.0 percent of people in Austin did not have health insurance coverage, compared with 15.1 percent nationally. A selected profile of Austin appears below, including statistics on...

2012-09-17 06:25:35

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yodle, a leader in local online marketing, today announced that it has moved into a leased space of 100,000 square feet in Austin, located at 12234B North IH 35. The new office will accommodate Yodle's 375 current Austin employees, previously spread across three separate locations, and offers significant room for expansion with the company planning to grow its Austin staff to more than 750 employees over the next five years. These...

2012-09-06 18:20:17

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Howdy Honda, a premier Honda dealership in Austin, TX, will be hosting its 3(rd)-annual free child safety fair on Friday, Sept. 14 from 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Keeping Kids Safe Project, organized by S.I.P. Kids, a national child safety organization, will be providing free FBI quality digital fingerprints for children. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120906/CG70060) "Police officials say...

2012-09-05 23:03:43

Corvalent was selected as a finalist for the Greater Austin Business Awards in the health and wellness category by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Corvalent, the only embedded computing design and manufacturing provider to deliver ten years product longevity, was selected as a finalist in the Health and Wellness category for the Greater Austin Business Awards sponsored by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. This award recognizes organizations that actively...

2012-08-31 23:02:43

Tech Ranch Austin and Napkin Venture team up to launch “PreAccelerate”, a pre-seed stage program for entrepreneurs that will begin on October 8th. This specialized boot camp is designed to help start-up founders build a plan and develop the skills required to take entrepreneurial ideas from napkin to reality. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 Five entrepreneurs will be accepted into the program from the applicant pool. The winning company will receive funding of $5,000 in...

2012-08-31 02:25:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that the Company has been recognized in the large business category with a Technology Award by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. This year the Austin business community submitted 386 nominations for the Business Awards - the highest number of submissions ever. Of those submissions, 100 finalists were narrowed down to 5 large companies in the Technology category. The Technology Award recognizes a...


Latest Austin, Texas Reference Libraries

The Impact Of Growing Degree Days For The Austin Texas Area
2012-08-22 13:25:00

Growing Degree days are another huge part of our lives even though we may not deal with them directly. Growing degree days deal with the growing of fruits and vegetables along with other various crops that are grown throughout the United States for our personal uses. As we examine the Austin Texas area we can see how the impacts of normal, El-Nino and La-Nina cycles have an impact on just the month of March. These numbers are based on 50F which is the base number used for determining when...

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
2012-06-18 22:12:26

El-Nino is marked with having warmer waters in the Pacific Ocean, so how can it have impacts on Austin Texas. This is a look at what occurred during an EL-Nino event as we evaluate three months of the cycle. January 2012- March 2012 La-Nina Impacts on Austin TX Climate January 2012 Normal temperatures for the month are usually around 40-60F. Examining what occurred during the month of January during an EL-Nino event the temps where average 40% of the month. While, 21% of the month...

2012-06-18 08:49:21

Symbol: BRTE7 Group: Moss Family: Bruchiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Dicranales Family   Bruchiaceae Genus   Bruchia Schwägr. – bruchia moss Species   Bruchia texana Austin...

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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