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2014-06-11 12:25:09

Inaccurate Information Harming Image of Rio Grande Valley WESLACO, Texas, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concerned with increasingly negative news reports that do not accurately portray life in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, the Rio South Texas Economic Council (RSTEC, www.riosouthtexas.com) has begun a media and public relations campaign to provide a more balanced view. The valley economy is surging with the construction of a new medical school, the founding of the...

2014-04-24 10:49:59

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation releases the Big Bend-Río Bravo Conservation Assessment, the latest result of over 20 years of environmental cooperation in North America Today, the CEC released its Conservation Assessment for the Big Bend-Río Bravo Region: A Binational Collaborative Approach to Conservation, which identifies 29 priority conservation areas in a region straddling the United States-Mexico border that includes 11 different protected areas in the states of Texas,...

2010-01-20 06:16:00

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, today announced that Big Bend Community College has streamlined its virtual classroom offering by using Mediasite to deliver courses. Big Bend's Mediasite program is the focus of a live webinar at 11:00 Central on Tuesday, January 26. Visit www.sonicfoundry.com/register/bigbend/?sm=6 to register. With about 4,000 students,...


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Big Bend National Park
2013-03-19 15:35:15

Big Bend National Park is located in the United States in the state of Texas. This park was first established in 1933 as a Texas State Park known as Texas Canyons State Park, but was later renamed Big Bend State Park. The park attained National status in 1935 when the U.S. Congress passed legislature to acquire the park. The park was completed and opened in 1944. The history of human presence in the Big Bend area dates back to prehistoric times, when several Indian tribes inhabited the...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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