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2011-05-03 10:04:00

DALLAS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 200 Earth Day festivals annually logged by the Earth Day Network - the leading organization that mobilizes the green movement across the world - across the country on April 22, the second largest was in Dallas, Texas. Earth Day Dallas, a nonprofit organization led by environmentalist Trammell S. Crow and other community leaders, drew in 48,000 people for its inaugural celebration, with more than 280 environment-related booths, music and...

2011-04-28 12:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Students from St. Mark's School of Texas in Dallas and Paschal High School in Fort Worth have been named "Best in State" winners in Texas in the Junior Engineering Technical Society's (JETS) 2011 TEAMS competition. These award-winning ninth to 12th graders worked to solve the global energy "supply and demand" problem highlighted by the recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill and current events in the Middle East. The Paschal High students...

2011-04-21 00:00:30

Where is the best place in the country to live? What attributes increase your quality of life? CLRSearch.com sought to answers these very questions to find the Top 10 Cities with the Best Quality of Life. Palm Coast, FL (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 CLRSearch Real Estate Search Engine identified which attributes its consumers considered most important to create the best quality of life possible when searching for a home. The released list shows the Top 10 Cities with the Best Quality of Life in...

2011-04-14 09:16:00

Quality Texas Foundation Names Baylor Irving 2011 Recipient of the Texas Award for Performance Excellence IRVING, Texas, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Medical Center at Irving is a 2011 recipient of the Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE). The hospital will be receiving this honor from The Quality Texas Foundation, a non-profit Texas corporation that administers the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. Patterned after the Malcolm Baldrige National...

2011-04-11 08:00:00

DALLAS, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments announced today the winners of its second annual TI Founders Community Service Awards, recognizing four individual employees who are based in North Texas as exceptional volunteers. Two TI teams that work in Dallas, Texas and Tucson, Arizona also received awards for their outstanding community service efforts. Each year, during National Volunteer Week, TI honors the contributions employees make toward building a better future for the...

2011-03-28 06:22:00

RA'ANANA, Israel, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE), the worldwide leader of intent-based solutions that extract insight to impact business performance, reduce financial risk and ensure safety and security, today announced that the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has placed a multi-million dollar order to expand its NICE implementation. DFW will be deploying NICE's IP video surveillance solution and the NICE Inform incident information...

2011-03-25 09:09:00

DALLAS, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AccentCare, one of the nation's leaders in home healthcare, is relocating its corporate headquarters from Irvine, California, to Dallas, a move that will create more than 100 new jobs locally. The company has signed a lease for nearly 33,000 square feet at Briargrove Place, a Class A property owned and managed by Crown Sterling Properties at 17855 N. Dallas Parkway, Dallas, 75287. AccentCare, which is moving approximately ten people from California...

2011-03-24 10:51:00

DALLAS, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Media Club Dallas joins more than half a dozen media, marketing and advertising organizations to host Dallas4Japan, a fundraiser benefiting the American Red Cross. More than 200 business professionals are expected to attend the one-night event and aim to raise more than $3,000 to support the disaster relief efforts for those affected by the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific. The Dallas4Japan fundraiser will take place at...

2011-03-11 20:42:00

DALLAS and MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Ad agency Publicis Dallas creates live bug transit billboard ad for Terminix. The transit billboard will feature thousands of live cockroaches fashioned into the word 'E. coli' one of the 33 infectious diseases pests can carry into homes. The ad will provide commuters with a highly unique and visual reminder, pests are more than a nuisance, bugs can spread dangerous diseases. WHO: Publicis Dallas creative team installing...

2011-03-02 07:20:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Contending with freak snow and ice storms, massive crowds, and numerous planned and unplanned events across multiple jurisdictions, public safety officials in North Texas used Digital Sandbox's Risk Analysis Center (RAC) to understand the risks associated with the week-long Super Bowl festivities and actively monitor emerging threat and risk situations. With hundreds of sanctioned and unsanctioned events occurring at dozens of venues across the...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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