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2010-01-26 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio personality, Michael Garfield, "The High-Tech Texan" from the Business Maker show, will host the annual Tech Connection event this Thursday evening. The event brings together ten (10) local organizations that offer access to the connections and resources necessary for building a successful technology company. Tech Connection is an opportunity to learn about these organizations, their plans for the future and what Houston is doing to create jobs in...

2009-11-23 14:05:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawmakers, business leaders, BAE Systems employees and concerned citizens gathered outside of Minute Maid Park in Downtown Houston today to call on the Army to reconsider the flawed bidding process that has taken away a contract to build military armored vehicles at a nearby Sealy plant and will cause the loss of thousands of jobs in Texas and hit the Houston region's economy by nearly $2 billion a year. Taking away the contract for building the Army's...

2009-08-05 07:00:00

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TrinityCare Senior Living, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TCSR), which develops, manages and owns faith-based senior living facilities, today announced the execution of a funding agreement with a national lender for the development of a new senior living facility in the Houston, Texas metropolitan area. Funding for Trinity Woods, an 82-unit, $10 million senior living facility in Katy, Texas, should be available under the agreement this...

2009-06-05 14:01:00

Governor announced the latest Recipients of $250,000 Pre-Seed Commercialization Awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund HOUSTON, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (RCIC) and the Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies, today hosted Texas Technology Leadership Day. As the home of the Gulf Coast RCIC, the HTC was pleased that Gov. Rick Perry joined the event...

2009-03-16 07:00:00

HOUSTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- RediClinic LLC, the leading operator of retail-based 'convenient care' clinics in Houston and Austin, Texas, announced today that it will be adding five new services to its menu, with more to come later this year. In light of MinuteClinic's recent announcement that it is closing 90 clinics in CVS stores during the Spring and Summer months, RediClinic also reaffirmed its commitment to year-round, seven-day-a-week service at its 21 H-E-B locations in the...

2008-11-13 09:00:36

HOUSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- RediClinic LLC announced today that it is opening its 15th Houston-area convenient care clinic in the new H-E-B store located at Bunker Hill and I-10. The 926-sq.-ft. clinic, featuring three exam rooms and a room specifically designed for blood draws, is the largest RediClinic in operation. According to the Convenient Care Association (CCA), it is also the largest retail-based convenient care clinic in the U.S. RediClinics are in-store facilities that offer...

2008-09-19 18:00:24

Medical officials in Texas treating patients for Hurricane Ike-related maladies or other ailments say the storm also created a near health disaster. The Texas public health commission warned of a public health crisis if post-hurricane conditions persist for long, the USA Today. The University of Texas Medical Branch, a major hospital and trauma center in hard-hit Galveston, is closed because of water and wind damage. "We are getting slammed," says Jamie McCarthy, director of emergency...

2008-09-16 18:00:33

As of Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, The Woman's Hospital of Texas remains open, caring for its patients and operating under city power. While Woman's weathered the storm with no injuries to patients or staff and only minimal structural damage, families of hospitalized patients are encouraged to stay safe and remain at home. Due to the aftermath of Hurricane Ike, Woman's cancelled all outpatient appointments and surgeries on Monday, Sept. 15, and those are being rescheduled. As of today, it is...

2008-09-13 09:00:16

Continental Airlines Saturday was weathering Hurricane Ike by moving its downtown Houston command center to an underground bunker, company sources say. The airline was continuing to operate its hubs in Newark and Cleveland from inside a huge Cold War-era nuclear fallout shelter located 50 miles north of Houston in Montgomery County, Texas, unnamed sources told the Houston Chronicle Saturday. Continental's hub at Houston's Bush International Airport was closed, hopefully to reopen Sunday....

2008-09-09 15:00:20

Reliant Energy today received the highest environmental award provided by Galveston Bay Foundation at its third annual Business and Industry Luncheon held in downtown Houston. "It gives me great pleasure to present the 2008 Bay Business Award to Reliant Energy," said Bob Stokes, executive director of the Galveston Bay Foundation. "Reliant Energy was chosen for its community involvement, environmental stewardship and overall support of the foundation's efforts to restore and protect the...