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2014-08-04 20:20:23

Leadership Touts Project as Significant Event in Brownsville History BROWNSVILLE, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first vertical rocket launch site will be at Boca Chica Beach, on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico and saddling the Rio Grande. Space Exploration Technologies' founder Elon Musk announced this morning the strategic decision to build a site in the outskirts of Brownsville, Texas, where the company plans to launch its signature Falcon 9 rocket. SpaceX already...

2013-11-05 23:01:35

The Nation’s Premier Annual Physical Activity and Hispanic Family Health Celebration, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company are title sponsors. Brownsville, TX (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 On Saturday, November 9, 2013, the Brownsville Community Health Center (BCHC) will present its third annual family health and fitness fair ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®. The event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better...

2013-10-16 23:01:08

The Nation’s Premier Annual Physical Activity and Hispanic Family Health Celebration Brownsville, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 On Saturday, October 19, 2013, the Brownsville Community Health Center (BCHC) will present its third annual family health and fitness fair ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®. The event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for people of all ages and all sizes. This event, which is free and open to...

2010-09-27 12:09:00

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Raul Yzaguirre School for Success, Brownsville Campus, announced today a new partnership with American Reading Company that will provide extensive teacher training, student incentives, and data-tracking systems to ensure all students are meeting reading goals. All students will participate in ACTION 100, American Reading Company's Response to Intervention (RtI) accountability model. A special kickoff event for the entire school community,...

2010-08-16 08:00:00

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brownsville Navigation District named the members of the Cruise Committee which will shepherd the Cruise Line Study through to completion. The committee is composed of stakeholders in the process and the eventual attraction of a cruise line to homeport at a terminal at the port. The members of the Cruise Committee and their affiliations are Port Director Eduardo A. Campirano, Deputy Port Director Donna Eymard, and Commissioner Ralph Cowen,...

2010-07-26 08:00:00

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brownsville Navigation District (Port of Brownsville) announced that it has contracted for a preliminary feasibility study to determine its potential as a turnaround port or port of call for cruise ships, according to Donna Eymard, Deputy Port Director. The Passenger & Shipping Institute and Maritime Directions Management Corp have been selected as consultants. Passenger & Shipping is headed by Jay Lewis, a recognized expert in the...

2010-06-22 09:37:00

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A hot new Buffalo Wings & Rings (BWR) restaurant is taking flight in Brownsville, TX thanks to new franchisees Francisco, Juan & Luis Guillermo Cordova. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090813/NE61193LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090813/NE61193LOGO ) Family ties run deep for the newest addition to BWR. With relatives owning and operating the Mission, TX BWR franchise, the "Brownsville Boys" know what it...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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