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2014-03-31 23:02:45

The 4th Annual GOLF4JD Tournament on April 28 in Austin aims to raise $35,000 as family requests for information and support increase; nonfatal drownings affect more than 5,700 children a year in the U.S., according to Centers for Disease Control, with a majority in summer months June - August. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 HOPE4JD, an Austin-based nonprofit that provides charitable support to Texas families of children with a brain injury due to nonfatal drowning, announced its...

2014-03-31 16:20:23

HOUSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is launching nonstop air service between Stavanger, Norway and George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in Houston, beginning on August 20, 2014. The arrival of SAS is in direct response to requests from leading players in the oil and gas industry, asking for better connections between Norway, the rest of Scandinavia, and Houston, Texas, according to an announcement by Houston Airport System. "Houston...

2014-03-31 12:27:11

Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden - The Dallas Arboretum DALLAS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflect, the turnkey solutions provider for digital out-of-home customer experiences, today announced that they, along with The Old State, a Dallas-based interactive app and website design agency, have been awarded top honors by The Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA), winning the 2014 Award of Excellence for Best Interactive Cultural Digital Signage for their deployment at the...

2014-03-31 08:23:20

DALLAS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and posted a Corporate Update presentation on its website at www.rsppermian.com. The Form 10-K filed with the SEC includes the combined results of RSP Permian LLC and Rising Star, the Company's historical accounting predecessor ("Predecessor"), as well as results on a...

2014-03-29 23:00:44

Dallas Flooring Warehouse is launching their new responsive designed website to allow mobile device users full access to their Dallas flooring superstore's website. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Dallas Flooring Warehouse is launching a newly designed, responsive website to allow users of mobile devices full access to the real Dallas flooring superstore’s website and its large galleries of hardwood flooring, laminate flooring, carpet, tile and vinyl plank flooring. The new design...

2014-03-29 23:00:38

The Christopher Oliver Agency has donated a responsive design website to Dallas Cat Lady Adoptions, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding homes for cats and kittens in the Dallas area. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 The Christopher Oliver Agency is launching the newly redesigned dallascatlady.org website for Dallas Cat Lady Adoptions. The new website features a responsive design enabling the site to resize and reformat itself depending on the device accessing it. The new...

2014-03-28 04:22:02

HOUSTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Level Construction, a full-service general contracting and construction management firm specializing in hotel construction, recently broke ground on a 5-story, 94,091-square-foot Holiday Inn located at 18616 Kenswick Drive, near George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Construction is anticipated to last 12 months and will provide the area with one of its largest hotel. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140328/MN91763) Level...

2014-03-27 23:22:42

Ticket Down announces that they have reduced ticket prices across the board for Luke Bryan at the Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas (suburban Houston). This popular secondary ticket source is also offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code LUKE-BRYAN-2014 for additional checkout savings. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Ticket Down announces that Luke Bryan will be headlining at the Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion (The Woodlands Pavilion) on Friday,...

2014-03-27 16:21:17

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Mar. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An emergency hearing has been set in Federal Court to hear arguments about a demand that General Motors issue an immediate "Park It NOW" notification to owners of GM vehicles affected by the faulty ignition problem that came to light in February 2014. The hearing is set for April 4, 2014 before U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos in Corpus Christi, Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140327/DA92585 GM: EMERGENCY...

2014-03-26 23:34:21

LIFESMART moves to new US facility in Plano, TX, opens in-house Asia Sourcing Office in China, introduces new, state-of-the-art products and packaging, and adds both ad and media agencies to launch a new comprehensive branding and social media strategy in the US, Canada, Mexico, EU and Australia. Plano, TX (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Over the last five years, Source Network Sales and Marketing and ACT Industries (“Source”) developed its LIFESMART brand into a leader in the infrared...


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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