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2011-02-03 06:00:00

Mexico starting supplying electricity to Texas on Wednesday as unusually cold temperatures caused power outages. Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission "was determined to support Texas with electrical energy faced with the problems the state is suffering due to climatological conditions," a statement said. It said that an energy transfer of 280 megawatts would start midday on Wednesday at the north Mexican border cities of Nuevo Laredo, Reynosa and Piedras Negras. Texas Governor Rick Perry...

2011-02-03 00:00:40

Hammes Company has been selected as part of a team that will lead initial efforts to realize a long-term vision to develop a "Ëœworld class,' 140-acre biomedical campus. El Paso, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 When local officials discuss plans to develop a "world class" biomedical campus, they envision a healthcare destination that will become their region's version of the famed Texas Medical Center in Houston "“ as well as a technology park that could someday rival...

2010-12-08 02:16:24

Private insurers appear to be more effective in controlling health care spending differences between two Texas cities than Medicare, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. Researchers found that sharp disparities in per-capita Medicare healthcare spending between McAllen and El Paso were significantly diminished when private insurance paid for health care costs in the under-65 population. "For a number of...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

Theatre Chain To Add Motion Technology In Texas LONGUEUIL, QC, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology, announced today a second location with Premiere Cinemas to equip its El Paso Premiere Cinema 18 in El Paso, Texas with 22 D-BOX MFX Seats. The El Paso Premiere Cinema 18 is yet another movie theatre in Texas to offer the realistic, immersive D-BOX motion technology and will debut November 19 with...

2010-10-22 00:00:35

Texas, along with the rest of the nation, is facing a nursing shortage. A multi-million dollar gift from the Hunt Family Foundation will help alleviate this shortage along the border and throughout Texas. El Paso, TX (PRWEB) October 21, 2010 Texas Tech University System Chancellor Kent Hance has announced a generous gift of $10 million from the Hunt Family Foundation to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). The donation will be used to develop an autonomous,...

2010-10-18 09:04:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryerson Inc., a leading distributor of metals in North America, today announced plans to open a service center in El Paso, Texas. The facility is expected to begin operations in mid-October. The 25,000 sq. ft. El Paso facility will service the El Paso/Juarez, Mexico market and will distribute a wide range of carbon, aluminum and stainless steel products in a variety of shapes. The facility will operate with local sales and operations staff....

2010-10-13 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Portfolio.com - the national business news site for small and mid-sized business (SMB) executives - today revealed its latest U.S. Uncovered study, ranking U.S. cities with the highest income growth. The study, which looked at the nation's top 100 metropolitan areas, analyzed 25 years of federal income data to calculate how income level growth compares across the nation. El Paso, Texas, ranks in first place, with a 147 percent increase in income levels...

2010-08-11 01:30:00

DENVER, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RockWest Technology, a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: INVE, FSE: INV), today announced the successful implementation of a fully integrated credentialing and identity management system for the City of Colorado Springs, the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Centralized credentialing and asset tracking provides first responder accountability and critical information for...

2010-07-27 15:51:00

TULSA, Okla., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) announced today that it has negotiated a long-term customer contract to transport refined petroleum products on its Houston-to-El Paso pipeline, formerly known as the Longhorn pipeline. Through a volume incentive tariff, the third-party shipper will transport at least 20,000 barrels per day of refined petroleum products under a 12.5-year take-or-pay agreement to El Paso, Texas beginning in late...

2010-05-04 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today announced that they have received a contract from the El Paso International Airport to deliver ADMS, the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator. The City of El Paso is the sixth largest city in the state of Texas and the twenty-second largest city in the United States. The El Paso Fire Department answers an estimated 63,000 calls for service per...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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