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2014-09-10 12:20:44

First mainline carrier to obtain FAA approval FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines was the first airline with a paperless cockpit, and now American's cabins are also paperless. The airline is the first mainline carrier to provide flight attendants with electronic manuals, accessible through a handheld tablet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "The accessibility and functionality that the tablet provides our flight attendants...

2014-09-09 12:21:05

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT] Fort Worth business earned a Superior rating in an annual audit by the U.S. Defense Security Service (DSS). The DSS, an agency of the Department of Defense, completed an extensive week-long review in August that encompassed all areas of collateral classified programs at the facility. DSS serves as an interface between the government and cleared contractor facilities and is responsible for assessing and...

2014-09-09 08:20:55

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported August 2014 and year-to-date traffic results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 American Airlines Group's total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 20.0 billion, flat versus August 2013. Total capacity was 23.7 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 1.1 percent versus August 2013. Total passenger load factor was 84.6 percent for the month of August,...

2014-09-08 08:22:00

More than 500 volunteers, 3,000 hours of service scheduled the week of September 8 FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, one of the leading automotive financial services providers in the U.S., is mobilizing more than 500 volunteers across greater Fort Worth to deliver ten nonprofit organizations more than 3,000 hours of volunteer service during the company's second-annual Week of Caring. Week of Caring is a week-long community service campaign that...

2014-09-05 23:04:50

West Fort Worth fitness boot camp offers a way for parents to get fit and lose fat for less. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The kids are back in school and that means that some parents will have more flexible schedules that allow them to make time to work out and other parents will be scrambling to fit their fitness into even tighter schedules than normal. West Fort Worth Fit Body Boot Camp is offering those parents a solution with fitness boot camp sessions that burn fat in half the...

2014-08-31 23:03:29

Fort Worth's neonatal professionals, friends of the Milk Bank host annual fundraiser to ensure donor human milk is available for every baby with a medical need for breastmilk. Fort Worth (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas will hold its 10 Year Anniversary Luncheon on September 18, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76116. Executive Director Amy Vickers, Milk Bank Founder Susan Sward-Comunelli, MD and...

2014-08-29 23:02:21

A new weekly blog on the website of Carson Hearing Care in Fort Worth will provide a way for the audiologists to share advice, research and innovations related to hearing aids and hearing loss. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Carson Hearing Care has launched a blog on the practice website to provide hearing health care tips to local residents on a consistent basis. The newly established blog section will offer weekly articles from the audiologists at Carson Hearing Care covering a...

2014-08-26 23:02:42

City of Arlington executes formal settlement documents in connection with the City’s royalty underpayment lawsuit against Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C and TOTAL E&P USA, Inc. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 After receiving final approval from the Arlington City Council on August 19, 2014, the City of Arlington executed formal settlement documents in connection with the City’s royalty underpayment lawsuit against Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C and TOTAL E&P USA, Inc....

2014-08-26 12:24:35

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Cutting Edge Haunted House When: August 30th 2014 Where: http://cuttingedgehauntedhouse.com/prodpage.cfm#.U-5S5-NSgpc 1701 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76102 http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139722 The haunting season starts early this year in Fort Worth, Texas! Cutting Edge Haunted House will open its doors on Saturday, August 30 for a long awaited "sneak peek."...

2014-08-22 23:08:46

The Troubled Teens Fort Worth helpline provides a new resource for parents and young adults to find professional youth rehab. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The rising numbers of teenage drug addiction is a disturbing trend in Fort Worth, TX. Over the years, countless lives have been lost due to adolescent drug and alcohol substance abuse. To help make a difference in the community a new helpline was established to provide a valuable source of information for parents and teens in...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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