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2012-07-02 10:22:04

DALLAS, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation recently approved grants of $1.5 million to 12 North Texas arts and culture organizations, continuing its commitment to help enrich the quality of life in TI's headquarters community. This year's arts grant recipients include the Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico ($15,000), Turtle Creek Chorale ($15,000), Chamberlain Performing Arts ($25,000), Dallas Black Dance Theatre ($100,000), Dallas Children's Theater...

2012-06-26 06:27:26

DALLAS, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stream Data Centers, a data center developer specializing in secure, independent, highly efficient Private Data Centers for corporate users, has started construction of a fully-commissioned Private Data Center development in The Woodlands, Texas, a master-planned community 35 miles north of downtown Houston. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120626/DA30779) The Stream Private Data Center is a ground-up, purpose-built data center development...

2012-06-21 10:20:21

AUSTIN, Texas, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lone Star Overnight (LSO) is now offering shipping services from the five largest metro areas in Texas to California with delivery times that are better than those of their global shipping competitors. Customers in the Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio metropolitan areas can now ship with LSO to the Golden State using LSO Plus. Partnering with the leading regional carrier serving the western United States, OnTrac, LSO Plus will...

2012-05-23 10:25:02

GRAPEVINE, Texas, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grapevine, Texas has some new characters in town. The interesting thing is, you have to look upwards 75 feet toward Grapevine's Glockenspiel Clock Tower to see them. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56257-grapevine-glockenspiel-clock-tower-debuts-28th-annual-main-street-days (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120523/MM09870 ) Grapevine recently dedicated its...

2012-05-22 10:23:19

IRVING, Texas, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Legends Sales & Marketing, a subsidiary of Legends Hospitality Holding Company LLC, has been retained by TDI to conduct a sponsorship analysis for the Irving Entertainment Center (IEC). Legends is co-owned by the Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees and two private equity firms, Goldman Sachs and Checketts Partners Investment Fund. "The IEC is a very exciting venue for Texas," said Chad Estis, President of Legends Sales & Marketing. "We...

2012-05-11 06:24:02

IRVING, Texas, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Las Colinas Group (LCG) is proposing a new funding plan for the Irving Entertainment Center (IEC) that would substantially reduce the City's investment in the IEC. The proposal would decrease the City's funding, and increase LCG's funding, so each contributes a net $125 million to fund the Entertainment Center. TDI, a real estate development company with in-depth management experience and whose executives have raised more...

2012-05-03 14:20:05

First A380 at DFW to be a permanent resident and international fire trainer DFW AIRPORT, Texas, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport today unveiled a new Airbus A380, though this particular aircraft will never take flight. The Airport has installed a mockup of the A380, the world's largest passenger jet, at its Fire Training Research Center, where it will help DFW train its own aircraft rescue firefighting (ARFF) team and others from...

2012-05-02 10:29:47

DALLAS, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-four top students were awarded 2012 Jerry R. Junkins Memorial National Merit Scholarships® at a luncheon today at the company's headquarters in Dallas. The scholarships, named in honor of TI's late chairman, president and CEO Jerry Junkins, are awarded to National Merit Scholarship Program finalists who are sons or daughters of active, retired or deceased TI employees. Since its inception in 1996, TI's Junkins Merit Scholarship program...

2012-05-01 06:21:04

Renowned domestic carrier arrives with three daily flights DFW AIRPORT, Texas, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport today welcomed the start of passenger flights aboard JetBlue, with the inaugural flight from Boston to DFW. The inaugural arrived to a "shower of affection" water cannon salute from DFW Department of Public Safety fire trucks and a Boston-themed celebration inside Terminal E. JetBlue is starting at DFW with three flights at...

2012-04-25 06:24:44

DALLAS, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Low T Center has opened two new DFW locations, in the North Park area of Dallas and in McKinney, Texas. The North Park location is at 9820 N. Central Expressway, Suite 514 Dallas, TX 75231 and the McKinney location is at 2251 Eldorado Parkway, Suite 200 McKinney, TX 75070. Dr. Lawrence Huber will direct the North Park center, while Kelly Cook directs the McKinney center. Now with 6 locations across DFW, Low T Center has made it much more...