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2014-01-27 16:21:24

HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation and city of Houston officials, including Mayor Annise Parker, gathered at Memorial Park Saturday to plant more than 5,000 trees donated by Apache Corporation's Tree Grant Program in honor of Arbor Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/DA47435LOGO) "Our employees turn out for this tree planting event every year," said Roger Plank, Apache's president and chief corporate officer. "This Arbor Day we are also...

2011-05-04 08:00:00

HOUSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At 10 am on Thursday, May 5, for the fifteenth consecutive year, the fifth graders from Spring Branch ISD's Bunker Hill Elementary will meet at one of Houston's most beloved monuments, the Sam Houston Equestrian Statue in Hermann Park, to donate funds for its ongoing maintenance and upkeep. This year's donation is generously supplemented by grants from Amegy Bank and Tyart, a Houston art moving company, and totals more than $2,700. In an example of...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.