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2014-08-14 08:31:50

Hotel near Houston Galleria will feature new lobby, food and beverage outlets once project is complete at the end of 2014. HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria has embarked on a multi-million dollar renovation to all of its public spaces to create an upscale and vibrant atmosphere that matches the city's lively attractions and scenes. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140811/135160 Visitors of the Galleria Houston...

2014-08-14 08:23:35

DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. In addition, the Company filed its Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2014 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and posted an updated Investor Presentation on its website at www.rsppermian.com. Certain information presented in this release is on a pro forma basis, giving effect to...

2014-08-13 23:06:55

Gold Prospectors Association of America: Three local chapters of the Gold Prospectors Association of America will hold a Gold & Treasure Expo in Abilene, Texas Sept. 6-7. Learn how and where to find gold at this special event, which is open to the public. Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Three local chapters of the Gold Prospectors Association of America will hold a Gold & Treasure Expo in Abilene, Texas, Sept. 6-7 at the Abilene Civic Center, 1100 N 6th St., Abilene, TX...

2014-08-13 12:22:56

Sheriff's Office Reminds Public That Reporting Crime is at Their Finger Tips HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) launched the iWATCH mobile application to promote safety across the metropolitan Houston area. The iWATCH app is the first of its kind and fosters community awareness about unsafe situations by allowing citizens to report crimes and suspicious activities across Harris County from almost any mobile phone or PC. CITGO Marketers...

2014-08-13 12:20:45

DALLAS, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade organization in Texas, has named Reflect a finalist in the Emerging Company for Innovation category as part of the 14th Annual Tech Titans Awards. Tech Titans are recognized as outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made significant contributions to their industries during the past year. The Tech Titans Award winners will be revealed...

2014-08-12 16:29:18

Dallas Office Expands 34% in 2014 SEATTLE, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global architecture and design firm Callison announced today that Kyle Jeffery has joined the firm as a Design Director in the Dallas office. Mr. Jeffery, whose career in design spans 29 years, will oversee projects in the department store studio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135571 "We are excited to have Kyle join the talented team of retail leaders in our Dallas office, which is rapidly...

2014-08-12 12:21:23

District Ranks as Largest in Alabama with 100% Participation in Project Lead The Way HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today donated $200,000 to Project Lead The Way to implement the organization's science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum in all of the 26 elementary schools in the Huntsville City School System. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO This grant makes Huntsville City Schools the largest...

2014-08-12 12:20:47

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake Truck Lines (LTL) received the Association of Corporate Growth-Central Texas Chapter's award for the fastest growing company in the San Antonio area for the second year in a row. The honor was presented to LTL as part of the Association of Corporate Growth 2014 Outstanding Growth & Emerging Company Award ceremony. "First and foremost, our goal is to provide solutions for our clients," said Douglas Cain, President of LTL. "As a...

2014-08-11 23:07:21

Big Data and Cloud Computing Drive Demand for SOC Audits. SSAE 16 Professionals expands to meet growing need with strategic expansion into Texas with addition of Partner, Gary Pennington. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The state of Texas’ strong local economy and a rise in global “headline-worthy” corporate security breaches means major growth for California-based SSAE 16 Professionals. SSAE 16 Professionals continues its strategic move to the Lone Star State. SSAE 16...

2014-08-11 08:31:52

Plus Altar'd State, Elaine Turner, ME SPA and J.Jill! SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE: RPAI or the "Company") is excited to announce that Columbia Sportswear's Performance Fishing Gear "PFG" concept store, plus several additional retailers, including Altar'd State, Elaine Turner, ME SPA and J.Jill have recently opened, or will be opening, at Southlake Town Square in Southlake, Texas. Columbia Sportswear is a leading innovator...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.