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2012-08-08 23:00:59

Rio Salado College´s Early Childhood Education program has received a $311,000 grant from First Things First South Phoenix Region for its Arizona Center for Early Childhood Management (AZCECM) project. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Rio Salado College´s Early Childhood Education program has received a $311,000 grant from First Things First South Phoenix Region for its Arizona Center for Early Childhood Management (AZCECM) project. “The goal of AZCECM is to advance the...

2012-08-02 23:00:49

Dana Offerman, Ph.D. has accepted the position of Vice President of Academic Affairs at Rio Salado College effective August 1, 2012. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Dana Offerman, Ph.D. has accepted the position of Vice President of Academic Affairs at Rio Salado College effective August 1, 2012. She was selected following a national search, and most recently served as a consultant to Kaplan University Group where she helped develop online, competency-based, workplace-referenced degree...

2011-01-31 09:12:00

TEMPLE, Texas, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott & White Healthcare Board of Trustees Chairman Drayton McLane announced Alfred B. Knight, M.D. will finalize his transition from president and CEO of Scott & White Healthcare to his new full-time role as president of the Scott & White Healthcare Foundation (Scott & White's philanthropic arm), effective April 15, 2011. The Board appointed Dr. Knight to the Foundation leadership position in August 2010, in addition to his...

2010-12-01 00:01:00

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking a page from the personal playbook of Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy, Halek Energy LLC has made a donation to Scott & White Healthcare of Temple, Texas. Through its philanthropic arm Halek Charities, Halek Energy has made a financial donation to Scott & White, which is building a new stand-alone regional children's hospital that will be the first between Austin and Dallas. McCoy announced a significant financial contribution to...

2010-03-23 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from the City of Killeen, Texas to provide professional services for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport and Robert Gray Army Airfield. Officials did not disclose terms of the contract. As part of the agreement, Jacobs will provide professional services for FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Grant and PFC (Passenger Facility Charge) funded...

2009-08-31 09:04:00

TEMPLE, Texas, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott & White Hospital received re-designation as a Level I trauma center by the Texas Department of State Health Services for the next three years. Scott & White was first designated as a Level I trauma center in 2003. In May of this year, Scott & White Hospital was re-verified as a Level I trauma center by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACSCOT), the first step in receiving its official re-designation. "This...

2009-04-23 14:32:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- At Fort Hood, Texas, sustainability means, among other things, inventing a money-saving energy contract, resetting traffic signals to reduce carbon monoxide emissions and profitably recycling more than 9,700 tons of materials. These initiatives highlight an innovative sustainability program recognized for its many successes and Army-wide applicability. The latest honor came in January, when Fort Hood earned the Fiscal Year 2008...

2007-06-06 06:00:13

DALLAS _ Smallmouth bass have taken a hit from golden alga, the insidious blooming plant that's caused problems in West Texas fish hatcheries and at Lake Whitney, the heavyweight champ of the state's smallmouth lakes. Smallmouth bass are not native to Texas. They were introduced during Texas Parks and Wildlife's experimental period of testing the adaptability of every game fish from walleye to peacock bass. Texas summers are too harsh for some species that evolved in more temperate...

2006-02-13 12:04:14

KILLEEN, Texas (Reuters) - A man fired several times into a formation of soldiers at Fort Hood, the largest U.S. military base, on Monday, but no one was injured, a base spokeswoman said. The shooter escaped, but was captured outside the base by police in the adjacent central Texas town of Killeen, said public affairs officer Delena Kanaus. The man, whose name has not been released, was said to be a civilian, but no motive for the incident was known. He fired from his car into a...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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