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2014-07-24 16:23:37

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that the board of directors of its general partner, Summit Midstream GP, LLC, has declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.52 per unit on all of its outstanding common and subordinated units, or $2.08 per unit on an annualized basis, for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. The distribution will be paid on August 14, 2014 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on August 7,...

2014-07-24 12:21:07

TORONTO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Longview Solutions, a leading provider of corporate performance management (CPM) and tax provision and reporting software, today announced that Camoplast Solideal, a world leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of off road-tires, wheels, rubber tracks and under carriage systems, has chosen Longview tax to optimize its tax processes. This system will replace the company's existing excel spreadsheet practice to bring disparate data...

2014-07-24 08:29:17

RICHARDSON, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edith O'Donnell, longtime visionary and patroness of the arts and education, has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History. The purpose of the investment is to elevate art history at UT Dallas to a nationally preeminent stature. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/130005 "UT Dallas excels in science and engineering. The moment is right to build a program of the...

2014-07-23 23:23:23

An oil and gas sector company in Kilgore, Texas expands with help from Kilgore Economic Development Corporation's incentives, workforce and natural resources. Maverick Well Services plans to double in size over the next five years. Kilgore, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Incentives James Abell has been so busy maintaining oil wells over the last four years as president of Maverick Well Services that he failed to realize he had a partner willing to pump incentives back to him through the...

2014-07-23 23:04:03

G4S Technology Awarded $1.8 Million Dollar Contract to Upgrade Killeen Fort Hood Airport Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 G4S Technology, an award-winning security and communications integrator, has been awarded a $1.8M contract to upgrade security for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport located in Killeen, TX. The contract, signed in May 2014, includes a Command and Control center, Access Control, integration with the City’s existing Video Management System, and a five-year...

2014-07-23 12:36:14

OMAHA, Neb., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G4S Technology, an award-winning security and communications integrator, has been awarded a $1.8M contract to upgrade security for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport located in Killeen, TX. The contract, signed in May 2014, includes a Command and Control center, Access Control, integration with the City's existing Video Management System, and a five-year maintenance agreement on the system, spare parts and back-up servers. A request for...

2014-07-23 08:25:34

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroNational, owner, manager and developer of Houston's Memorial City, announced today the completion and grand opening of a unique concept in a collaborative and sustainable office of the future. The Treehouse - a two-story, 14,700-square-foot structure located at 963 Bunker Hill in Memorial City - is home to all of Memorial City's development activities including master planning, architecture, construction and interior design. The Treehouse...

2014-07-21 23:06:13

Scott Felder Homes netted a total of three category-specific wins in Best Product Design and three additional awards for their marketing practices at the Summit Awards. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 On Saturday, July 12th, homebuilder Scott Felder Homes was presented with six awards at the Summit Awards, hosted by the Greater San Antonio Builders Association at the Omni Colonnade. In addition to the wins at the Summit Awards, the company has recently been named the 2012, 2013...

2014-07-21 20:21:38

HOUSTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Chronicle Media Group, publisher of the Houston Chronicle, La Voz, Chron.com and HoustonChronicle.com, announced today that it intends to begin the process to relocate its workforce to a state-of-the-art campus in Southwest Houston. As part of this process, the company will solicit bid requests for architectural and engineering services for its future campus. In addition, it will be exploring alternatives for its downtown facility....

2014-07-18 23:07:23

TexasFile announces courthouse records search engine with unprecedented all-county access to land records, liens, mineral appraisals and more. New feature simultaneously searches official public records from over 200 Texas county courthouses. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 TexasFile, the online portal to Texas official public records, announces the release of a new search function on their site allowing users to research over 200 Texas counties simultaneously. With this...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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