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2014-09-03 23:03:43

The Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Awards ceremony and luncheon will be held on Sept. 19, 2014. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Awards ceremony and luncheon, to be held at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas at noon on Sept. 19. Dr. David L. Callender, President of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) and the Hispanic Center of Excellence are...

2014-09-02 16:22:39

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trafigura AG, a leader in international commodities trading and logistics, announced today that it has signed an agreement for the sale of 80 percent of its membership interests in the entity which holds its South Texas midstream assets, Trafigura Terminals LLC, to Buckeye Partners, L.P. ("Buckeye") (NYSE: BPL), experts in the transportation, storage and marketing of liquid petroleum products. The total transaction value agreed was USD860 million...

2014-08-26 08:31:37

-Stripes Celebrates Tomorrows - $500,000 Fundraising Goal CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stripes® Convenience Stores has announced a new alliance with The University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital to help kids with cancer. During Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, Stripes will launch its newest in-store fundraising campaign called "Stripes Stores Celebrates Tomorrows" beginning on September 1. The campaign goal of $500,000 will help save...

2014-08-07 12:22:23

Oceanic Expedition Part of Year-long Environmental Initiatives by CITGO HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural class of Nautilus Ambassadors - a graduate student and two educators from Corpus Christi, Texas and Lake Charles, Louisiana - will join scientists at sea aboard the Exploration Vessel E/V Nautilus from August 13-17. The newly-formed partnership between CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Dr. Robert Ballard's Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) made the Nautilus...

2014-07-30 23:03:15

The new Dr. Hector P. Garcia Family Center will be located in Corpus Christi, TX. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation, in collaboration with Christus Spohn Health, recently announced the proposed naming of the new primary care facility in Corpus Christi, TX: the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Family Health Center. The proposed 40,000 sq. ft. facility will provide state-of-the-art primary health care services, including comprehensive chronic disease...

2014-07-18 23:07:23

TexasFile announces courthouse records search engine with unprecedented all-county access to land records, liens, mineral appraisals and more. New feature simultaneously searches official public records from over 200 Texas county courthouses. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 TexasFile, the online portal to Texas official public records, announces the release of a new search function on their site allowing users to research over 200 Texas counties simultaneously. With this...

2014-05-09 12:22:11

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coastal communities will have another tool to understand the impact of opening tidal inlets in terms of the abundance of marine life and tourist dollars with the latest data from Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. "There are areas all along the Gulf Coast experiencing this problem of closed tidal inlets due to development, decreased freshwater inflow or hurricanes," said Quentin Hall, a researcher with...

2014-05-02 08:22:31

HOUSTON and LONDON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) has received a key permit required in the company's multi-plant ethylene expansion program which, when fully operational, is expected to increase annual ethylene capacity by an estimated 1.85 billion pounds per day, for a total estimated capacity of 11.8 billion pounds in North America. The ethylene expansion program began in 2013 and represents a total investment of approximately $1.3 billion in the...

2014-03-27 16:21:17

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Mar. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An emergency hearing has been set in Federal Court to hear arguments about a demand that General Motors issue an immediate "Park It NOW" notification to owners of GM vehicles affected by the faulty ignition problem that came to light in February 2014. The hearing is set for April 4, 2014 before U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos in Corpus Christi, Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DA92585 GM: EMERGENCY...

2014-03-13 16:21:27

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi continued its preparations to be fully operational as one of only six federal test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with another series of test flight missions this week over South Texas ranchland. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120502/DC99584LOGO Researchers have been conducting missions twice a day with the University's RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), and...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'