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2014-10-31 12:23:37

HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, November 2, Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins, Gov. Mike Huckabee, Pastor Steve Riggle, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, Dr. Rick Scarborough and the Houston pastors targeted by the Mayor will hold a 4:00 p.m. CT news conference to preview "I Stand Sunday." The live simulcast event will broadcast that evening from Grace Community Church to more than 2,500 churches and home groups across the country. "I Stand Sunday"...

2014-10-31 12:20:37

HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The family owned and operated Auto Group, who has been selling to Texans since 1917, is announcing a change in management. Jack Carney has been named the new General Manager at Russell & Smith Ford. Carney has the experience needed as he spent thirteen years as the GM at Russell & Smith Honda, before moving to Ford. In those thirteen years, he grew the Honda store to one of the largest volume dealers in the country. Under Carney,...

2014-10-30 23:16:02

Innovative proppant logistics solution from SandBox chosen to increase operational efficiencies and lessen environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing. Houston,TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Today, SandBox Logistics (“SandBox”) announced that it signed a contract with U.S. Well Services (“USWS”) to support its growing operations in the Utica and Marcellus shale plays. The agreement marks the expansion of SandBox into its fourth shale region in less than a year, adding to its...

2014-10-30 23:04:45

EmLogis online employee scheduling now offers easy-to-use shift swap and work-in-place options that give employees the ability to make changes to work schedules without using sick days. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 EmLogis, a leading provider of online employee scheduling solutions, today highlighted features that give employees more control over changes to their schedule, thus reducing the use of employee sick days and helping supervisors eliminate the need for last minute...

2014-10-30 20:23:10

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dillard's in Houston's Galleria generously hosted a very successful BRA Day event on October 11, 2014 to support Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA). Shoppers flocked to the Galleria department store to make purchases benefitting the Reconstruction of a Survivor program. Ten percent of all purchases (excluding shoes) was donated to help support the program's mission to improve the lives of those impacted by breast cancer through valuable...

2014-10-30 12:22:47

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The search is over for the "Most Spirited High School Marching Band" in Houston! Today the pride of The Woodlands College Park High School Marching Band earned the coveted title following a month-long competition sponsored by Carnival Cruise Lines and KHOU 11. More than 40 local high schools competed in "The Battle of the High School Marching Bands" contest and the winner was crowned after nearly 9,000 votes were cast by friends, family and the...

2014-10-30 08:31:27

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bombshells invasion of fast-growing Houston continues. RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (NasdaqGM: RICK) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary will open the newest military-themed Bombshells sports bar/restaurant in the Houston area on Monday, November 3(rd). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133696 The highly visible Bombshells, with 8,000 square feet in the bar/restaurant area, in addition to 3,000 square feet in the patio area, is...

2014-10-29 23:12:51

Mark Boyle, MD, FACEP to Lead New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Mark Boyle, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Houston-Jones Road facility. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Boyle as the facility medical director of our new Houston-Jones Road facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency...

2014-10-28 20:21:41

--$0.1704 cents per unit distribution declared payable on November 25, 2014 HOUSTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Partners GP LLC (the "Company"), the general partner of Westlake Chemical Partners LP (the "Partnership"), a Westlake company (NYSE:WLKP) declared on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, a distribution of $0.1704 per unit. The distribution represents a prorated amount of the Partnership's minimum quarterly distribution of $0.2750 per...

2014-10-28 16:23:04

Grant Helps Launch Academic Enrichment Initiative for K-8 Students of Spring Branch Independent School District HOUSTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation presented Houston-based SpringSpirit Baseball with a grant in support of the non-profit organization's general education, afterschool, and academic academy programs. The funds will benefit more than 350 K-8 students enrolled in Spring Branch Independent School District (ISD) Title I schools. The program...


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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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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.