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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...

2014-07-30 16:25:05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susser Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SUSS) today announced it has set a date for a special meeting of its stockholders to consider and vote on the previously announced proposed acquisition of Susser Holdings by Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) and certain other matters. The special meeting will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time at Susser's corporate offices at 4525 Ayers St., Corpus Christi,...

2014-07-17 16:22:04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TOR Minerals International (Nasdaq: TORM), a global producer of high performance, specialty mineral products including flame retardant and smoke suppressant fillers, engineered fillers, and TiO2-color hybrid pigments designed for use in plastics, coatings, paints and catalysts applications, announced today that the company plans to release results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014, after the Market closes on Thursday, July...

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...

2014-04-15 12:23:10

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TOR Minerals International (Nasdaq: TORM), producer of synthetic titanium dioxide and color pigments, specialty aluminas, and other high performance mineral fillers, announced today that the company plans to release results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014, after the Market closes on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Olaf Karasch, President and CEO, will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern, 4:00 p.m. Central, that day...

2014-04-04 16:20:08

Emergency Motion in Federal Court Today CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, Bob Hilliard, partner at Texas law firm Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP (HMG), sent a scathing response to an email he received from GM attorney Michael Gruskin. Hilliard's response states, among other things, that Gruskin "... is crawfish(ing), with the ghost of the old GM whispering in your ear (as) you cite the victim's lack of 'reliable scientific data' and... do nothing." Hilliard is...

2014-03-23 23:03:01

March is National Nutrition Month, and in honor of this, Dr. Tilman Richards is seeking to educate his patients on the dangers of improper nutrition causing tooth loss. Though the doctor offers dental implants in Corpus Christi and the surrounding areas, Dr. Richards prefers that his patients take preventative measures to protect against missing teeth and weakened enamel. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Dr. Tilman Richards, in conjunction with National Nutrition Month taking...

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...

2014-03-12 23:00:35

In light of Gum Disease Awareness Month, Dr. Tilman Richards is urging individuals who exhibit gum disease symptoms such as bleeding gums or gum pain to take immediate action to seek treatment. The doctor offers several treatment options, including the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP®. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Dr. Tilman Richards, as part of Gum Disease Awareness Month, is urging his current patients along with any prospective patients to increase...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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