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2014-07-17 23:00:19

Luke Bryan fall concerts at the Gexa Energy Pavilion, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion and AT&T Center are all on sale to the general public today at TicketProcess.com. Bryan has established himself as one of the most popular and endearing country music artists in the world, and these dates have been circled on the calendars of fans throughout the Lone Star State for quite some time. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 His tour is currently weaving through the heart of the nation, but he will...

2014-07-17 20:22:40

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital ranked among the top hospitals in Texas and in the Houston metro area in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 "Best Hospitals" issue, moving its ranking up to No. 7 in the Houston metro area and No. 15 in the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128479 "Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has grown and expanded over the past 14 years, becoming a large tertiary care center right...

2014-07-17 20:22:37

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Rand, M.D., a primary care sports medicine physician at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital recently participated in a select program for healthcare providers designated to travel with U.S. Olympic teams. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128478 The Olympic team healthcare provider training was held at the U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the flagship training center and headquarters for the...

2014-07-17 20:22:33

SAN ANTONIO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent Forbes study, San Antonio now tops the list of preferred cities by millennials--young adults born between 1980 and 2000. The study surveyed nearly 1,000 people between the ages of 18 and 34 in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas--an area referred to as the "new capitals of influence." The report showed that San Antonio's "dynamic economy, employment opportunities and affordable living," are its three most...

2014-07-17 16:22:20

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston American Energy Corp. (NYSE MKT: HUSA) today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has reversed the District Court's prior dismissal of the previously disclosed securities class action lawsuit brought against the company. The appellate court ruling focused on the sufficiency of the pleadings in the case, made no determination regarding the merits of the factual allegations, and remanded the case to the...

2014-07-17 08:35:18

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zirtual, an online service that matches busy professionals and entrepreneurs with vetted and trained, dedicated virtual assistants, has named Sonny Garcia the company's new Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Mr. Garcia will be leading Zirtual's growth strategy, sales, and marketing initiatives. Mr. Garcia hails from an extensive background in business development, having spent the past 15 years expanding market growth...

2014-07-17 08:24:08

DALLAS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today announced second quarter production, an increase to its previous production and capital expenditure outlook for 2014, an increase in its horizontal inventory, an expanded borrowing base under its credit facility, updated hedging and liquidity positions, and an update to its drilling operations. Highlights -- Strong Production Growth - Q2 2014 average daily production increased...

2014-07-16 23:10:22

Coast 2 Coast LIVE presents: San Antonio edition San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 This event features Lil Fats, the CEO of Coast 2 Coast as well as celebrity guest judges, hosted by Danny Mixtape and music by DJ Q. Everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes the Coast 2 Coast LIVE San Antonio, TX Edition, July 17, 2014. We're working to bring together celebrity judges and industry professionals including DJs, Producers, A&Rs and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides both...

2014-07-16 23:04:56

Just weeks after breaking ground, momentum continues to grow as Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC announces that global law firm Sidley Austin LLP will lease approximately 75,000 square feet – and the prime top two-and-one-half floors – at McKinney & Olive, Crescent’s newest development in vibrant, pedestrian-oriented Uptown Dallas. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Just weeks after breaking ground, momentum continues to grow as Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC announces that...

2014-07-15 20:20:56

- Private dinners to be held at Rienzi estate in Houston, Dallas' Rachofsky House HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Spanish financial services group BBVA has selected a pair of grand art venues to host its series of once-in-a-lifetime private client dinners prepared by the Roca brothers, whose restaurant in Girona, Spain, landed atop the influential World's 50 Best Restaurants list last year. The Rocas will prepare meals for BBVA's U.S. clients next month at the Rachofsky...


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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