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2011-06-24 06:45:00

DALLAS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy a Rheem tankless water heater from Baker Brothers Plumbing in June and it's free if the DFW Metroplex doesn't officially hit 100 degrees in the month of July. Does ignoring this offer sound like a no-brainer? It's summer in Texas. Of course it will officially hit 100 degrees in July, right? Not necessarily. Just four years ago, in 2007, the DFW Metroplex didn't record a single official 100-degree day in July. And a summer "cold front" is expected...

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...

2011-06-13 06:00:00

FRISCO, Texas, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Women of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex now have access to more of the modern, impeccably tailored, on-trend designs offered by The Limited with the official opening of the Stonebriar Centre Mall store location. There are six other stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex including NorthPark Center, Galleria, Vista Ridge Mall and Collin Creek Mall. All will offer a celebratory 40% off discount Friday, June 17- Sunday, June 19. To commemorate...

2011-06-09 13:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched new nonstop service from Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island, Neb., to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Eagle will operate the flights with a mix of 44-seat and 50-seat Embraer jets. "We're delighted to celebrate this new air service to Grand Island," said Gary Foss, Vice President - Planning and Marketing for American's regional...

2011-06-09 10:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched daily nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to six new destinations - including two new cities in Mexico. American Eagle celebrated new nonstop service to Mazatlan International Airport in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico, flying the route with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jet aircraft. Eagle also begins daily nonstop service to Morelia...

2011-06-09 10:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today launched nonstop seasonal service between Durango-La Plata County Airport in Durango, Colo., and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Eagle will operate the daily round trip with 50-seat Embraer jet aircraft. The flight will operate seasonally from June 9 through Aug. 22, then resume on Dec. 15 through April 5. "We are pleased to introduce daily jet service to...

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...

2011-05-20 07:00:00

CLEVELAND, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) today announced the creation of a public/private partnership with the City of Frisco, located in the North Dallas market, for the long-term development of a 320-acre, mixed-use project known as Frisco North. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080515/FRSTCTYLOGO ) The company, through its Forest City Commercial Development subsidiary, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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