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2011-02-04 13:46:00

Airports prepared for influx of football fans, corporate aircraft and added flights DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport and the majority of the 15 North Texas regional airports are open and continue to welcome air traffic today, in spite of a winter snowfall which left more than four inches of snow on the ground in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. DFW Airport's four major runways have remained open continuously today, one of the busiest days for...

2011-02-01 12:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America West Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AWSR), a domestic compliant coal producer with mining operations in Central Utah, today announced that the Company has been invited to present at the National Eagles and Angels Association's inaugural Texas Chapter meetings located in Houston and Dallas on February 8-9, 2011. Collectively, the NEAA membership is self-defined as "pro-American business-oriented investors" whose mission is to...

2011-01-31 08:07:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (NasdaqCM: SANW) today announced that Mark Grewal, President and CEO of the Company, has been invited to present at the National Eagles and Angels Association's (NEAA) inaugural Texas Chapter meetings in Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth on February 8-10, 2011. Collectively, the NEAA membership is self-defined as "pro-American business-oriented investors" whose mission is to support U.S. entrepreneurial growth...

2011-01-27 14:52:00

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following more than 12 years of planning, the critical missing piece to Irving's travel industry has arrived with the opening of the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. The center introduces a high-end meetings venue for the city's corporate community, a site for key civic events and a generator for consumer shows. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110127/LA37904) The $133 million, copper-clad Irving Convention Center at Las...

2011-01-27 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to PwC US, the Dallas/Fort Worth area is expected to experience a record number of visitors and related spending for Super Bowl XLV. Spending by the National Football League (NFL), businesses, visitors, and media on area lodging, transportation, food and beverage, entertainment, business services, and other hospitality and tourism activities is expected to total approximately $202 million. This estimate is based on a proprietary analysis...

2011-01-26 09:52:00

DALLAS, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huitt-Zollars, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mark R. Edgren, PE accepted the position as VP of Dallas/Fort Worth Region Development Services. Edgren, a leading consultant to the DFW development community for the past 25 years, possesses an extensive knowledge of land development projects. Edgren's experience includes 10 years as Manager of Engineering and Construction for two of DFW's premier developers, Hillwood Communities and Wynne/Jackson....

2011-01-25 00:02:29

Grammy winner Patti Austin, ADPublishing.org and XtremeSignPost join with the Right to Succeed Foundation to support National School Choice Week. Ms. Austin will host an evening of entertainment at the "Get Real about Education Musical Town Hall," an event to inspire a vision for the future of Dallas area public schools. Performing with Patti will be the Matt Wilson Band, numerous local artists and inspirational speakers. Ms. Austin will premiere songs from her new CD titled "Sound Advice."...

2011-01-20 09:21:00

DALLAS, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 14th consecutive year, TDIndustries has been named to FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list with a ranking of number 45. TDIndustries is one of only 13 companies to have made the list every year since its inception in 1998, earning the firm the distinction of being a FORTUNE "All Star." One of TDIndustries' defining qualities, recognized by FORTUNE in its selection, is its diverse workforce, including women and minorities...

2011-01-19 11:16:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Resources, LLC has hired a seasoned real estate developer to guide the company's residential development activities in Texas. As senior vice president, Stephen "Steve" Yetts will lead the growth strategy for the Texas region through oversight and coordination of acquisition opportunities including sourcing, due diligence, contracting and closing of real estate deals. Additionally, Yetts will be responsible for all development and...

2011-01-13 11:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A special group of Texas teenagers will soon hit the ski slopes in Winter Park, Colo., for a week, as American Airlines and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children team up once again for the 30th annual ski trip. This year, 14 teens with amputations will participate in the all-expenses-paid ski trip, including a ski program designed just for them. Snow skiing is an activity that is particularly well adapted for amputees. Dallas-based...