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2014-10-24 08:22:45

--Premier Oilfield Services Company Partners with Apollo to Support Continued Growth- HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Energy Services ("Express" or the "Company"), a North American oilfield services company, today announced that funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Apollo") and participating management have agreed to acquire the Company from its existing shareholders. Terms of the...

2014-10-23 23:13:09

Brian Beckcom of Houston-based law firm VB Attorneys, who represented half the crew of the Maersk Alabama who were attacked by Somali pirates in 2009, is representing Captain Thomas, who was kidnapped off his ship in the Gulf of Guinea and held hostage, tortured, and malnourished for 18 days. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Captain Wren Thomas, an American ship captain, has filed a lawsuit (1) against his employer as a result of a piracy and kidnapping event that occurred one year...

2014-10-23 23:10:14

First Choice Emergency Room to Open Houston-Jones Road Facility in November Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new Houston– Jones Road facility in November. “I am pleased to announce that we are opening a new facility in northwest Houston,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

2014-10-23 20:29:33

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the deadly Ebola virus has made its first appearances in the United States, members of the public and government officials are anxious for information on how to deal with the threat. For those officials with authority to compel citizens to remain in quarantine or isolation, it is particularly vital that they know the latest applicable law. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154131 To address this issue, the University of...

2014-10-23 12:30:19

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston medical device injury law firm Perdue & Kidd filed a lawsuit against ConforMIS, Inc. this week, claiming the ConforMIS iTotal G2 custom knees were defective and injured plaintiff, Mary Jane Martine. This is the first lawsuit filed in the country against ConforMIS with these allegations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154000LOGO Mary Jane Martine, a 65-year-old nurse, had two separate knee replacement surgeries...

2014-10-23 12:24:17

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) announced today the appointment of Andrew L. Fawthrop to the Company's Board of Directors, effective November 1, 2014. Mr. Fawthrop will stand for re-election at the Company's 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100316/NY71495LOGO Mr. Fawthrop, 62, has deep and broad-based experience in the oil and gas industry, including in West Africa, having served for 37 years with...

2014-10-23 12:21:45

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interjet officially began flight operations in Houston, Texas today as the airline celebrated the landing of its inaugural flight connecting Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Monterrey International Airport (MTY) in Monterrey, Mexico. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154016 The airline will now offer passengers a choice between two daily flights Monday through Friday and one daily flight on...

2014-10-22 16:20:50

Legendary roots shine through as full-size light-duty truck arrives in Houston area HUMBLE, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For a Texas-sized job, it can often be difficult to find a truck that is up to the task at hand. Or, at least it used to be. Now that the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 has arrived at Robbins Chevy, located north of Houston in Humble, Texas, area drivers can tackle jobs of all sizes with three outstanding powertrains and class-leading towing capability....

2014-10-22 08:33:22

Annual Scholarship Awarded to Independent Pharmacist Who Embodies Roentsch's Innovative and Sharing Nature HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charlene Vernak, RPh, of Vernak Farms Pharmacy in Skaneateles, New York, recently was awarded the George Roentsch Scholarship by the Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA). Vernak received the award in Houston during PCCA's International Seminar, held October 8-10, 2014. The scholarship is awarded annually to an...

2014-10-22 08:23:43

HOUSTON, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology innovator supports advancement and research conducted by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to improve process safety management performance and minimize losses Petrotechnics [http://www.petrotechnics.com ], the leading provider of operational performance and predictive risk management solutions, announced an alliance with Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety...


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Michael Foale
2012-09-19 14:13:13

Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...

2012-06-14 08:55:31

Symbol: THTE Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin