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2014-10-01 12:37:17

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2014-10-01 12:26:57

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2014-09-30 16:27:54

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2014-09-30 12:36:47

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2014-09-30 12:23:29

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2014-09-30 08:39:04

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2014-09-30 08:35:29

Themed events about fun as much as fashion SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For as much as Fashion Week San Antonio 2014 is about showing off the next spring's latest fashion lines for several different designers as well as showing off what the city of San Antonio has to offer, the week is also about having a good time. There will be no shortage of chances for attendees of Fashion Week San Antonio 2014 to don their best after hours wear and mingle with colleagues...

2014-09-30 08:32:50

DALLAS, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Market Reports Online

2014-09-29 12:23:34

LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Permian basin, now the nation's most productive, is churning out ever-increasing volumes of crude. As of September 2014, the Permian is producing 1.7 million barrels per day [http://online.wsj.com/articles/permian-basin-in-texas-to-drive-down-oil-prices-1409613682 ] (bpd), much more than more well-known oil producing areas like North Dakota's Bakken or South Texas' Eagle Ford. The Permian is king, even if the rest of the...

2014-09-29 12:23:31

Gilmer recognized as Austin's Best CEO in the large company category by the Austin Business Journal AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drillinginfo, a leading provider of cloud-based data and analytics software for the oil and gas industry, today announced CEO Allen Gilmer was named Best CEO in the large company category at the Austin Business Journal's Best CEO Awards ceremony, held on Thursday, September 25. A team of judges evaluated several factors from revenue growth...

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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