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2014-05-22 23:00:56

The 8th DUG Permian Basin conference and exhibition drew more than 2,700 attendees and 250 exhibitors to the Fort Worth Convention Center this week, exceeding attendance projections by 10 percent. The three-day event wrapped up this afternoon after delivering in-depth, data-rich sessions on Permian Basin resource development. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The 8th DUG Permian Basin conference and exhibition drew more than 2,700 attendees and 250 exhibitors to the Fort Worth...

2014-05-22 08:24:56

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day weekend kicks off summertime in New Braunfels, Texas. Generations of Texans have flocked to the city's Schlitterbahn water park and the Guadalupe and Comal rivers to cool off all summer long. Over the years, New Braunfels developed a broad and unique infrastructure of accommodations, attractions and hospitality in the Texas Hill Country to keep everyone entertained. It's a family vacation destination that evolved with...

2014-05-21 23:04:44

Ticket Down has rolled back prices across the board for the big match between Mexico and Ecuador at the AT&T Stadium (Cowboys Stadium) in Arlington, Texas. This trusted ticket exchange is also extending their special customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Ticket Down is a dependable source for cheap tickets for the friendly match between Mexico and Ecuador at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This venue is definitely...

2014-05-21 16:23:59

HOUSTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE: EOG) (EOG) is scheduled to present at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time (2:00 p.m. Central time) on Thursday, May 29, 2014. William R. "Bill" Thomas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present on behalf of EOG. A live webcast of the presentation, as well as the accompanying slides for the conference, will be available in the Investors section of EOG's website,...

2014-05-21 12:23:45

DALLAS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransData Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced solid-state electricity meters, announced today that it has licensed three of its wireless "Smart Meter Patents" to Sensus USA Inc. The terms of the agreement, which licenses Patent Nos. 6,181,294; 6,462,713; and 6,903,699, are confidential. This agreement settles TransData's ongoing litigation with Alabama Power Company, Georgia Power Company, and Mississippi Power Company, subsidiaries of...

2014-05-21 11:57:53

UT Dallas News Center By applying a new method to modeling spatial patterns of crime, University of Texas at Dallas researcher Dr. Yongwan Chun analyzed vehicle burglaries in Plano, Texas, and found factors associated with increased and decreased burglary rates. Chun, an assistant professor of geospatial information sciences (GIS) in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, used GIS data from the Plano Police Department to analyze the 17,549 vehicle burglaries that...

2014-05-21 08:26:02

SAN FRANCISCO, California, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenshoo [http://kenshoo ] (http://www.Kenshoo.com), the global leader in predictive media optimization technology, and Camelot Communications [http://www.camelotsmm.com ] (http://www.camelotsmm.com), one of the largest privately-owned strategic marketing and media services companies in the country, announced today they are donating their marketing services, expertise, and technology to the Dallas Museum of Art...

2014-05-20 23:17:26

Top Realty in Southeast Texas Sees a Dramatic Increase in Business after Installing Outdoor Digital Signage. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 For years, the small town of Pearland was known as a somewhat desolate and largely ignored plot of prairie land located about a dozen miles south of Houston. Home to a few beer joints and the occasional church, the tiny town didn’t experience any real growth at all for almost 100 years. The number of hardworking people hovered around 30,000, most...

2014-05-20 23:16:00

FOX KABB-TV will air the distinguished health and medical cable show during the month of May. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Health Briefs TV producers present May air dates for San Antonio, Texas. The city is one of the largest and most diverse in The Lone Star state. It is home to several major health and medical centers including some of the most respected military institutions in the country. San Antonio hosts more than 26 million guests per year and usually ranks high on the...

2014-05-20 23:12:16

RealManage announced today that Natasha Zunker has been named Business Development Manager for its Austin and San Antonio, Texas branch offices. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 RealManage announced today that Natasha Zunker has been named Business Development Manager for its Austin and San Antonio, Texas branch offices. Prior to joining RealManage, Ms. Zunker developed her communication, customer service and business development skills while working with Reconstruction Experts. Natasha...


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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