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2015-02-11 20:23:44

HOUSTON, Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wanda Richardson has been living on disability income since first being diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis 15 years ago.

2015-02-11 16:28:44

Sunshine Village Town Center and SunTech Office Park projected to bring more than 9,000 jobs and $1.5 billion total revenue stream to area taxing authorities during the next 30 years.

2015-02-10 23:12:05

200,000 Attendees, 40,000 Athletes, 900 Companies, and over 1/2 a million in Prize Money Orlando, FL., Dallas, TX., Atlantic City, NJ., Phoenix, AZ.

2015-02-10 20:22:32

MONROE, La., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it rained, it poured for 62-year-old Odell Mathews of Monroe, Louisiana.

2015-02-10 12:35:27

New funding allows KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth to open two new schools in 2015-2016 school year within larger plan to serve 5,000 students in the next few years DALLAS, Feb.

2015-02-10 12:30:04

PEARLAND, Texas, Feb 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neighbors Emergency Center announced today it will host its 1st Annual Investor Conference at the newly opened Neighbors Health System Corporate

2015-02-09 16:20:42

Teen Amputees Participate in Weeklong Ski Adventure and Life-Changing Experiences FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb.

2015-02-09 04:24:40

EL PASO, Texas, February 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The new center increases capability to create up to 1,500 jobs in the area Hinduja Global Solutions


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.