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2009-11-18 15:13:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A flawed bidding process that took away the contract for building the U.S.

2009-11-12 12:00:00

GALVESTON, Texas, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Festive sights and sounds will once again fill the air at Moody Gardens during the Festival of Lights Nov. 14 through Jan. 2.

2009-10-13 07:00:00

Exhibit "Forgotten Gateway" to Highlight the Galveston History as a Port of Entry and Immigrants Who Shaped the American History GALVESTON, Texas, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moody Gardens is looking for area residents with ties to the immigrants who came to the U.S. through Galveston.

2009-09-14 10:47:00

Superior Construction and Elevation Are Key to Home and Business Survival TAMPA, Fla., Sept.

2009-09-09 13:16:00

VILLAGE OF TIKI ISLAND, Texas, Sept.

2009-09-09 14:46:00

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunChips, Frito-Lay's multigrain snack brand, today presented the Mayor of Galveston with a check for $1 million to kick off the city's Seawall revitalization program.

2009-09-01 15:27:00

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The SunChips brand, PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division's popular line of multigrain snacks, today announced it will work with Kroger to help raise $1 million to help revitalize Galveston, Texas, which was devastated by Hurricane Ike in 2008.

2009-07-07 13:29:22

U.S. scientists are studying Hurricane Ike's effect on Galveston, Texas, water pollution levels to determine whether fish-consumption rules are still needed. University of Houston researchers said their findings might offer important information about the effects of last September's storm.

2009-05-22 12:15:00

By uploading digital photos of precious valuables and documents, as recommended by insurance agents, homeowners can gain peace of mind by storing home inventory images securely online.

2009-05-14 10:34:00

HOUSTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(R) Foundation, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Greater Houston Development Inc.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.