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2011-07-18 11:28:00

Air service development mission trip highlights new QANTAS service, business and tourism between Australia and Texas BRISBANE, Australia, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport CEO Jeff Fegan and a delegation of high level Dallas/Fort Worth area civic and business leaders are in Australia on a weeklong mission to promote the Airport and the DFW region to Australian audiences. The Premier of Queensland, Anna Maria Bligh, greeted the delegation this morning at...

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2011-07-13 09:05:00

New York, Los Angeles and Chicago are still America's largest metropolitan areas, but none of the nation's 366 metropolitan areas added more people during the past decade than Houston. Based on a new extensive analysis of the 2000 and 2010 censuses by Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research, the Greater Houston metropolitan area grew by a whopping 1.2 million people and increased by more than 123,000 per year over the decade. "Houston's growth represents more people than the...

2011-07-06 10:30:00

DENVER, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center and managed service providers in North America, announced the grand opening of its twenty-second data center facility, Synergy Park, located in Richardson, Texas. Grand opening ceremonies will take place July 19-20. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20051102/DAW047LOGO) With the addition of Synergy Park, ViaWest owns and operates 22 data centers with 500,000 square feet of raised...

2011-06-22 15:30:00

Airport holds ceremony to honor and thank volunteers; call goes out for more volunteer greeters DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Texas, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport today honored the community of volunteer greeters involved in its renowned "Welcome Home A Hero" program for completing seven years of service to incoming soldiers, and sounded a call for more North Texans to welcome home the troops. "This program has had a galvanizing effect on our entire...

2011-06-14 09:00:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan, LLC, has been elected to its board. The board's function is to advise the company about local business activities, health care developments, community relations opportunities and community priorities in Texas. Mr. Ryan holds both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in accounting from the University of North Texas (UNT) and...

2011-05-26 12:00:00

DALLAS, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-three bright and talented students were added to an elite group of scholars when Texas Instruments Chairman, President and CEO, Rich Templeton recognized the 2011 recipients of the Jerry R. Junkins Memorial National Merit Scholarship® 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...

2011-05-24 08:00:00

GRAPEVINE, Texas, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Graves fought at Iwo Jima, one of the fiercest battles of World War II. He recalls seeing his fellow marines raise the American flag on Mount Suribachi, a moment captured in the now-iconic photograph. Victor Moiles was among thousands of U.S. soldiers at the Battle of the Bulge, the final major Nazi offensive against the Allied forces, fought in the winter of 1944-45 in the dense, snowy forests of Belgium's Ardennes region. Stories like...

2011-05-23 11:11:00

DALLAS, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two courtroom victories won by noted Dallas trial attorney Charla G. Aldous are featured among the top verdicts of the past year in Texas, including the state's largest discrimination verdict of 2010. The two verdicts are featured in Top Texas Verdicts of 2010, a compilation from the verdict reporting service Verdict Search. The publication appears in the May 23, 2011, edition of Texas Lawyer newspaper. In May 2010, Ms. Aldous won a $3.6 million...

2011-05-10 10:00:00

DALLAS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Museum of Nature & Science officials, Texas Instruments Foundation and community leaders today unveiled plans, provided a sneak peek of exhibit prototypes and announced the naming of the new Texas Instruments Engineering and Innovation Hall, which will be part of the new Perot Museum of Nature & Science. A large crowd of over 150 celebrated the announcement held in an office building overlooking the Perot Museum construction site. To...

2011-05-10 10:00:00

DALLAS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation announced today a multi-million-dollar gift to the Museum of Nature & Science, resulting in the naming of a new Texas Instruments Engineering and Innovation Hall, which will be part of the new Perot Museum of Nature & Science. The Hall naming recognizes a $4.4-million early leadership gift as well as the decades-long volunteer and financial support provided by the TI Foundation, Texas Instruments and its...


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