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2014-06-04 12:28:51

HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), is proud to announce that the UTHealth Mobile Stroke Unit has successfully transported and helped save the life of its very first patient. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/94043 The unit, which is the first and only of its kind in the nation treating patients, is a...

2014-06-03 23:04:24

In just one year, phenomenal growth and new celebrity participation adorns this full-filled tournament raising funds for The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The Jamie’s Hope Foundation hosted the Second Annual Golf Tournament for a Cure this past Friday, selling out both courses with over 240 golfers at Wildcat Golf Club and boasting an additional 40-plus guests at the newly added 19th Hole Lounge. From 9am-7pm, guests enjoyed an...

2014-06-03 23:01:20

For the first time, AT&T and Verizon shared the title of top-performing mobile network in Houston. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 For the first time, AT&T and Verizon shared the title of top-performing mobile network in Houston. AT&T had won top honors for overall performance during the four previous RootMetrics tests in Houston, while Verizon won the award twice in 2011.This time, both carriers posted impressive and statistically similar results. That’s according to independent...

2014-06-03 12:46:10

District selects Office 365 and Windows devices to support students, faculty and the entire Houston community. REDMOND, Wash., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Independent School District (HISD), the largest school district in Texas -- seventh largest in the U.S. -- has purchased Microsoft solutions to help prepare students for the digital world. With a large majority of students from low-income families, HISD is making strides in improving the broader community by transforming...

2014-06-03 12:40:19

HOUSTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann recently opened the first of four Mental Health Crisis Clinics in an effort to respond to the significant gap in mental and behavioral health services in Harris and surrounding counties. This initiative is a project under the State of Texas' Medicaid 1115 Waiver - Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program Collaborative. "These Crisis Clinics serve as a long-term solution addressing the lack of...

2014-06-03 08:24:31

HOUSTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation (OTCBB: VOIL) ("Virtus" or the "Company") today announced it has entered into an agreement with an undisclosed seller to acquire an additional 18,000 acres in Iron County, Utah. The transaction expands Virtus' footprint to 55,477 acres focused on the Parowan Prospect, in the Central Utah Overthrust (CUO) region of southwestern Utah. Following the Gustavson Associates technical report published on the property last...

2014-06-02 23:07:23

Leveraging the benefits of the Oracle Partner Network, Acuity Cloud Solutions is creating differentiation in the marketplace. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Acuity Cloud Solutions, a SaaS consulting firm that specializes in Talent Management Systems, has been awarded the ‘Oracle Gold Partner Taleo Specialized’ status in the Oracle Partner Network (OPN). With an OPN Specialized designation, Acuity is formally recognized by Oracle for having invested time and resources to develop...

2014-06-02 12:23:15

Annual Meeting Addresses State of the Energy Industry HOUSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 400 CITGO Marketers and Retailers from nine states will convene at the Foxwoods Resort Casino on June 3, 2014 for the annual CITGO Northeast Region Retailer Meeting. Attendees will gain valuable insights from marketing, branding and consumer behavior experts while sharing best practices for improving retailer business, discovering new convenience store products and learning more...

2014-06-02 08:23:26

HOUSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE:NRP) today announced that Nick Carter, NRP's President and Chief Operating Officer, will retire on September 1, 2014. Wyatt L. Hogan, NRP's Executive Vice President, will succeed Mr. Carter as President. Mr. Hogan will be responsible for NRP's continued growth and diversification and will report to Corbin J. Robertson, Jr., NRP's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Kevin F. Wall, NRP's Executive Vice...

2014-06-01 23:02:25

PreCheck, a healthcare exclusive employment and background screening firm, gets top honors from the American Marketing Association. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 PreCheck, an employment and background screening firm specializing in the healthcare industry, received a Crystal Award by the American Marketing Association (AMA) during the 28th annual ceremony held at Houston’s Hyatt Regency Hotel on Thursday, May 29, 2014. For the category of Online Blog, the PreCheck Blog was...


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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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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