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2014-10-25 12:20:15

DFW contractor partners donate and build new exhibit DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport dedicated two new displays at DFW's Founders Plaza airport observation area today honoring the over 500 local corporate, business and community organizations and the thousands of volunteers who took part in the "Welcome Home A Hero" program to personally greet incoming troops at DFW when the formal program was in operation from 2004...

2014-10-24 23:05:54

Pariveda Houston continues to build an award winning office. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Pariveda Solutions, a leading provider of strategic consulting services and technology solutions expertise, is pleased to announce they have made the Houston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work List. Pariveda celebrated with other winners at the event at the Hilton American’s Hotel. The full list will be published in a special publication of the HBJ. The Houston office led by Mike...

2014-10-24 12:29:27

DALLAS, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE ReportsnReports

2014-10-24 12:21:54

Johnson is Executive Chairman of RML Automotive, the Nation's Largest Minority-Owned Automobile Dealership Group BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Johnson and RML Automotive have hired Preston Pearson, former running back with the Dallas Cowboys to promote Toyota of Lewisville (owned by Johnson) to broaden the store's involvement with local communities and organizations in the Dallas and North Dallas areas. Johnson expanded RML Automotive's national footprint in 2013...

2014-10-24 12:21:24

Students explore career fields in transportation industries DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport's 11th annual Aviation & Transportation Career Expo attracted more than 3,000 students interested in learning about potential careers in the aviation and transportation fields. Hosted by DFW Airport, American Airlines, the Federal Aviation Administration and Tarrant County College, the Aviation and Transportation Career...

2014-10-23 23:11:59

San Antonio Senior Living Community Rebrands and Opens Eligibility San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 After 50 years of serving retired military officers and their families, Air Force Village has expanded its eligibility to include all former military personnel as well as seniors without a military background. As part of the transition, the two campuses located in San Antonio will now be known as Blue Skies of Texas. “We’ve experienced tremendous growth in our five decades of...

2014-10-23 20:29:33

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the deadly Ebola virus has made its first appearances in the United States, members of the public and government officials are anxious for information on how to deal with the threat. For those officials with authority to compel citizens to remain in quarantine or isolation, it is particularly vital that they know the latest applicable law. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154131 To address this issue, the University of...

2014-10-23 20:20:45

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Downtown San Antonio shines with world class art, entertainment, and dining. Now, a new Smartphone app takes the guesswork out of parking, leaving motorists more time to enjoy all that downtown has to offer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154122 The City's Center City Development and Operations Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new downtown parking locator app provided by Pango Mobile Parking. The City...

2014-10-23 12:30:32

DALLAS, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE MarketsandMarkets

2014-10-23 12:23:46

Thanks to Conservation Easement Donated by GDF SUEZ VICTORIA, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning the Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA), and GDF SUEZ Energy North America joined with county officials, the Boy Scouts, and other community organizations to invite local residents, school groups, photography clubs, and other outdoor enthusiasts to visit a large conservation easement donated by GDF SUEZ's Coleto Creek Power Plant....


Latest Geography of Texas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

2013-04-18 23:10:55

The Texas Blackland Prairies are a temperate grassland ecoregion that is located in Texas that stretches roughly from the Red River in North Texas to San Antonio in the south. This area covers an area of 19,400 square miles, consisting of a main belt of 17,000 square miles and two islands of tall grass prairie grasslands located southeast of the main blackland prairie belt; both the main belt and the islands stretch northeast/southwest. It hosts many different eco-regional organisms....

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