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2011-06-06 07:54:00

HOUSTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Apache Foundation Tree Grant Program opens its fifth annual call for grant applications, tree No.

2011-05-10 06:00:00

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark is proud to present the Nik Wallenda Explosive Stunt Spectacular this Saturday, May 14. This special event is free with park admission.

2011-04-21 15:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The north Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30. The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local data that are critical to emergency planning, preparedness and recovery efforts.

2011-04-15 02:00:00

LONDON, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There's been a distinct rise in US travellers interested in visiting Europe in the last year, and the cruise industry is busy moving vessels to Australia to meet an increased demand.

2011-04-11 07:10:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomophase Corporation, a leading developer of minimally invasive optical coherence tomography (OCT) tissue imaging devices, announced today that it has installed the first of its OCT Imaging Systems (OCTIS(TM)) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas. This first system sale will be for research use in the laboratory of Dr.

2011-03-17 11:05:00

GALVESTON, Texas, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford and radio personality Tom Joyner are partnering for the fifth consecutive year as part of the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage that benefits Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesFord will have the all-new 2011 Ford Explorer Limited aboard the ship and will kick off a national sweepstakes where one Tom Joyner Morning Show listener or cruise attendee will win the keys to the Explorer as part of the "It's Crazy Explorer Giveaway"The...

2011-01-31 07:45:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2005, a carefully crafted conference and annual meeting has served to disseminate valuable and innovative business information, establish attainable goals and highlight members of the Tri-County Black Chamber of Commerce (TCBCC) within Harris County.

2010-12-17 16:18:22

Underrepresented minority medical students, including Hispanics and particularly African Americans and women, show the greatest benefit from comprehensive medical education reform according to researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

2010-10-26 05:00:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico visited the new Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark during its first full season of operation in 2010.

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2010-07-06 13:05:00

More obstacles have stepped into BP's oil spill fight as tar balls have been found along Texas beaches.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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