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2014-10-14 12:22:51

HOUSTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vinson & Elkins announced today that seasoned capital markets attorney Michael Telle has joined the firm in Houston as a corporate partner, further expanding its market-leading position. "We are committed to maintaining V&E's premier position in the highly competitive Houston market," said V&E Chairman Mark Kelly. "We could not be happier to welcome Mike back to V&E. Mike is recognized as one of the nation's top capital markets attorneys...

2014-10-14 08:40:28

150 CIOs, IT professionals come together to focus on emerging trends in enterprise IT and their impact on greater efficiency, cost effectiveness NEWARK, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIOsynergy, a provider of thought-leading events, today announced the participation of Tegile Systems at its event at the Hotel ZaZa Houston in Texas October 16. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130215/LA61196LOGO Tegile's mission is to accelerate the transformation of enterprise IT by...

2014-10-13 23:09:37

On Monday, October 13th global futurist Jack Uldrich will begin delivering a series of keynotes to ABB/Thomas & Betts at their new product launches in Hollywood, Houston, Atlanta, Chicago and New York City. Uldrich will deliver his talk, "Breakthrough: Ten Technological Trends Transforming Tomorrow." Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Robotics are changing the world at a dizzying pace and ABB/Thomas & Betts is on the cutting edge of the movement. Innovation is at...

2014-10-13 20:21:02

HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: OAS) ("Oasis" or the "Company") plans to announce its third quarter 2014 financial and operational results on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 after the close of trading on the NYSE. Additionally, the Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Central Time to discuss financial and operational results for the quarter. Investors, analysts and other interested parties are invited to listen...

2014-10-13 16:22:46

HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- EPMA, one of the nation's most innovative and leading Project and Portfolio Management consulting firms, announced today their newest team member, Sharon Martinez as Director of Business Development. In this role, she will be responsible for identifying revenue-generating opportunities, as well as developing and implementing a comprehensive internal business plan to increase revenues and profits. Mrs. Martinez will also serve as a trusted...

2014-10-13 12:27:09

Physicians will provide additional trauma, otolaryngology and plastic surgery support to the community HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Hospital West Campus is excited to announce the addition of five new members to its surgical team: otolaryngologist Dr. Karina Toa Cañadas, minimally invasive pediatric general surgeon Dr. Charles William Hartin Jr., orthopedic hand surgeon Dr. Thomas Hunt III, hand and microvascular surgeon Dr. Mitchel Seruya and...

2014-10-13 12:27:05

Contributions to fund new medical research, prevention programs and patient care HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ExxonMobil today announced $18 million in grants to Houston health care facilities to support cancer prevention and cardiovascular research, expand pediatric care for children with autism and enhance pediatric liver disease research and clinical services. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141010/151530 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer...

2014-10-13 12:25:28

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Starry Night 8.5K is an evening walk/run to help kids battling one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. Starry Night Houston is coming to Discovery Green on Saturday, Nov. 15. More than 28,000 children in the United States are living with a brain tumor. Each of Starry Night's 28,000 steps will shine light on their illness and raise funds for lifesaving medical research and...

2014-10-13 12:21:05

HOUSTON, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScreeneX(R), OSG [http://www.osg.co.il ]'s innovative LCD screen integrated into the window system of vehicles or in other glass elements, is to be launched in the North American market at the Houston, Texas meeting of the American Public Transport Association, today at booth no. 4761. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/710020 ) Daniel Cohen, CEO of Oran Safety Glass (OSG) said the three-day Houston...

2014-10-13 08:22:43

HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S. listed company that operates the Shouyang Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, is pleased to announce the approval of its ODP "Road Pass" for the Area A section of the Shouyang PSC. ODP "Road-Pass" Approved As of September 15, 2014, the Company received confirmation from its PSC partner, China United Coalbed Methane Corporation...


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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

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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