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2014-04-23 12:21:30

DALLAS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Bank's Michigan Economic Activity Index dipped in February, falling 2.1 percentage points to a level of 123.4. February's reading is 51 points, or 71 percent, above the index cyclical low of 72.1. The index averaged 126 for all of 2013, 12 points above the index average for 2012. January's index reading was revised slightly down to 125.5. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010807/CMALOGO "Our Michigan Index fell again in February,...

2014-04-22 23:06:10

Minor League Baseball Team Partners with SecureNet for Omnichannel Credit Card Payments Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The El Paso Chihuahuas minor league baseball club has selected SecureNet™ to process ticket sales for the organization, providing the team an integrated omnichannel payment solution for ticketing. SecureNet will serve as the exclusive gateway and credit card processor for all online and point-of-sale ticket sales. SecureNet will fully integrate into the team’s...

2014-04-22 16:26:43

AUSTIN, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As a family owned and operated business with a culture of giving, QuantumDigital, an Austin, Texas based company making targeted direct mail simple and fast, continually strives to drive positive change in the Austin community through its commitment to corporate citizenship. QuantumDigital today shares one of the many ways in which the Company gives back to those in need. The Company has invested and continues to invest in Austin-area...

2014-04-22 12:24:07

RICHARDSON, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Texas at Dallas alumni Corey Egan MBA'10 and Swapnil Bora MBA'11 have emerged from the "Shark Tank" reality television show with a $350,000 deal with entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Egan and Bora, who appeared on the episode of "Shark Tank" that aired April 18, developed the idea of smartphone-controlled light bulbs for their Plano-based business, ilumi, as students in the Naveen Jindal...

2014-04-22 08:26:33

ALBANY, New York, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Shale Gas Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019," shale gas production was 10,138.2 Bcf in 2012 and is expected to reach 17,201.6 Bcf by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 7.9% from 2013 to 2019. The increasing demand for energy and regularly depleting reservoirs have forced the world to focus on...

2014-04-22 04:20:38

AESC to Promote Safety and Encourage Political Involvement through Exhibiting in Expos in Tulsa, San Antonio, Oklahoma City and Shreveport LONGVIEW, Texas, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Energy Service Companies (AESC) will focus on providing information that will assist companies nation-wide in the areas of safety and political involvement at Texas Classic Productions' 2014-2015 Oilfield Expo Series. "We'll be discussing information that can help companies take political...

2014-04-21 23:07:39

The story goes that everything is little bit bigger in the state of Texas, and the Lone Star State is currently prepping for one of the biggest concerts in its history. Paul McCartney will soon play the United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, and TicketProcess.com is now offering fans interested in securing tickets to this epic live show. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 McCartney is undoubtedly one of the most important, successful and popular musicians of both the 20th and 21st century. Tickets to his...

2014-04-18 23:07:07

Golf Tournament in Texas Supports The Research Down Syndrome Foundation Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Brink’s North America President Mel Parker was all smiles when a teammate sunk a 52 foot putt April 10 at Bridlewood Golf Club in Flower Mound, TX, giving the team an early lead in the Research Down Syndrome golf tournament Brink’s was hosting. While his team did not go on to win, the medical charity event surely did. “Brink’s is honored to be presenting this event to help...

2014-04-17 23:07:52

ConsumerResearchers.org have ranked the best home security companies in the city of El Paso in a bid to improve the safety of citizens. The analysis and research is a stellar resource that helps residents to decide just what home security system is best for them. El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Known as the Sun City, El Paso is nestled in the south of Texas and is a city synonymous with having a very strong military presence. Unsurprisingly, the crime rating of the city of El Paso...

2014-04-17 23:07:25

Saturday, April 19th,101 Mobility San Antonio will be at the San Antonio Independent Living Services Fiesta Resource Fair. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 What: 101 Mobility San Antonio is participating in the annual San Antonio Independent Living Resources (SAILS) fair. 101 Mobility, a local retailer, installer, and maintenance provider for wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, auto lifts, patient lifts, and wheelchair lifts, will have a fun fiesta themed wheelchair decorating booth at...


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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