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2014-08-01 08:28:39

PASADENA, Texas, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uBreakiFix continues its North American expansion with the latest opening of its Pasadena, Texas location. Keeping up with the company-wide commitment to excellence, uBreakiFix offers the industry's highest quality electronic repair services, backed by a nationwide warranty. uBreakiFix, recently noted as the 13(th) fastest growing company in the United States, specializes in electronic repairs including iPhone, smartphone, tablet, and...

2014-07-31 23:18:18

Connect DFW, an innovative marketing and consulting services firm, recently announced that their direct marketing strategies have resulted in sold out stadium seats and increased revenue for the Texas Rangers. Irving, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 As the brand representative for a variety of sports teams and venues, Connect DFW is responsible for making an impactful connection with consumers. As company president Rachel explained, their methods are effective even when a sports team is in a...

2014-07-31 23:12:36

Owner of Dallas Fit Body Boot Camp, local fitness expert Turner Cavender, says that he is excited to celebrate the Grand Opening of his boot camp on August 9th from 10 - 4. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dallas Fit Body Boot Camp announces its move from 2501 Main Street, Dallas, Texas to 3821 Ross Avenue, also in Dallas, in an effort to provide the perfect workout environment for current and potential members to burn fat and get in great shape fast. Cavender says he is excited for this...

2014-07-31 23:09:50

vcfo is pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Tabin to Managing Director, Houston. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 vcfo, a leading professional services firm offering financial, recruiting and human resource solutions, announced that Josh Tabin has been promoted to Managing Director for vcfo Houston. As Managing Director, Josh will be responsible for the operations in the South Texas region. “Josh has a great track record developing client relationships and taking businesses to...

2014-07-31 16:23:06

ZUG, Switzerland, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) today announced that it has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. The purpose of the conference call is to discuss results for the Company's third quarter ended September 30, 2014. The call will be open to the public. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/19990308/WEATHERFORDLOGO To access the call, please contact the conference call operator at...

2014-07-31 12:29:45

Firm Elevates National Practice Amid Change, Consolidation in Healthcare Industry HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern's headquarters today announces Eric Johnson has been promoted to the newly created position of executive managing director of the firm's national healthcare platform. Based in the firm's Houston office, Johnson will execute innovative strategies and develop best practices for the national platform to enhance service for Transwestern's expanding base of...

2014-07-30 23:03:15

The new Dr. Hector P. Garcia Family Center will be located in Corpus Christi, TX. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation, in collaboration with Christus Spohn Health, recently announced the proposed naming of the new primary care facility in Corpus Christi, TX: the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Family Health Center. The proposed 40,000 sq. ft. facility will provide state-of-the-art primary health care services, including comprehensive chronic disease...

2014-07-30 16:27:54

SAN ANTONIO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women in the World is taking its signature live event on the road to the Lone Star State. Tina Brown will co-host the October 22 event in San Antonio, TX, with Gloria Steinem, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ambassador Karen Hughes, Diane von Furstenberg, Former White House Advisor to President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush Sonya Medina Williams, author and journalist Marie Brenner, art patron and activist Aaronetta Pierce,...

2014-07-29 23:13:12

Memorial Hermann sees increase in drowning incidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Drowning could be considered a silent killer – one that can happen in less than a minute and comes with no warning. As we hit the peak of summer activity this year, physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are seeing an increased number of drowning and near-drowning incidents in Houston. “We typically see an increase in water accidents during...

2014-07-29 23:11:24

RealManage announced today that Cassie Thompson has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's San Antonio, Texas office. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 RealManage announced today that Cassie Thompson has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's San Antonio, Texas office. Cassie joined RealManage in 2012 as a Community Association Manager with several years of community association management...


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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