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2014-03-26 23:30:11

Monterrey Rayados, the Mexican Pro club and 3 time North American champions, hosts Elite Tournament. The 2nd Annual Copa Rayados Internacional runs Wednesday, November 26 through Sunday, November 30th, and will bring more than 200 teams from across the region, country, and world to San Antonio Texas. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Copa Rayados Internacional runs Wednesday, November 26 through Sunday November 30, 2014, and will bring more than 200 teams from across the region,...

2014-03-26 08:36:19

GRAPEVINE, Texas, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon employees and area residents will gather in Grapevine on April 5 to collect unwanted electronics and other material for recycling. As part of the Epic Earth Day Experience, Verizon is partnering with Keep Grapevine Beautiful to host the Grapevine Recycling Rally - which is free and open to the public - and is part of Verizon's commitment to protect and preserve the environment by enabling the public to be green at work and at...

2014-03-25 23:30:26

RealManage announced today that Michael Hofhiens, CMCA®, has been promoted to Vice President for its Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas branch operations. Carrollton, TX (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 RealManage announced today that Michael Hofhiens, CMCA®, has been promoted to Vice President for its Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas branch operations. Mr. Hofhiens joined RealManage in 2012 as its Director, Community Association Management. Prior to joining RealManage, Michael spent over 10 years running...

2014-03-25 23:29:42

New Spicewood Arts Society website will offer fresh information about arts related events in the Texas Hill Country and help support the arts community. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 WEBii, an Austin-based website development company, announces its involvement with The Spicewood Arts Society to build a new website in early 2014. The new website will include modern features that allow members to easily browse events, purchase tickets to events and enjoy information about the local Hill...

2014-03-25 23:26:07

ConsumerResearchers.org has provided the residents of Houston with the rankings of the best home security systems companies in the city. Using the analysis carried out, the new research will help to assist residents decide what system is best for their home and requirements. Chicago (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 As the fourth largest city in the United States, Houston manages to fall victim to a staggering 1,188 burglaries and 374 robberies per every 100,000 people who live in the city, making...

2014-03-25 23:23:49

New walk-in clinic to be located on South Lamar in popular 78704 district. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 MedSpring Urgent Care today announced plans to open its seventh Austin area walk-in clinic in the summer of 2014. The new clinic will be located on the southeast corner of South Lamar Blvd. and Barton Springs Rd. at 517 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704. MedSpring, an Austin-based company, opened the doors of its first clinic in August 2011 on Anderson Mill and has since opened five...

2014-03-24 23:28:05

Cancer Fighting Drug Development Company Closes $12 Million Funding Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), is pleased today to announce the admittance of Aeglea BioTherapeutics to its Bio/Health Sciences Portfolio. Aeglea BioTherapeutics is an early-stage drug development company working on novel cancer fighting treatments which recently raised $12 million in financing. “We are...

2014-03-24 23:04:20

Peter Stein of Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee ™, today welcomed Tim Ganger to the Company’s expanding authorized LED dealer organization where he will be focused on bringing Forever LED Lights™ to businesses and municipalities in Colorado Springs and throughout El Paso County, Colorado. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Peter Stein of Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the...

2014-03-24 16:23:06

"It's Hip to Be Here!" MIDLAND, Mich., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MATRIX:MIDLAND at Midland Center for the Arts has announced the lineup for its 37th annual MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival, featuring world-class performers, musicians and professional speakers. Tickets go on sale at noon on Monday, April 14, 2014. Information and ticket prices are available online at www.mcfta.org/mxfestival or by calling the Ticket Office at 800-523-7649....

2014-03-24 08:23:32

GENEVA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / Euronext Paris / SIX: WFT) and Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announce today that they have signed an agreement for the sale of Weatherford's pipeline and specialty services business to a subsidiary of Baker Hughes for a total consideration of $250 million, including $241 million in cash and $9 million in retained working capital. The sale is part of Weatherford's previously announced plan to divest...


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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