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2014-07-14 12:22:32

Eighty-four Educators to Receive $1,000 in School Supplies HOUSTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping teachers and students succeed in the classroom is the foundation of the CITGO Fueling Education Promotion, a program that offers teachers, student teachers and PTA/PTO members a chance to win $1,000 in school supplies for their classrooms. Now through October 19, 2014, eligible K-12 public school educators can visit the Fueling Good Facebook page to register. Seven winners will...

2014-07-11 23:07:40

New Access to Prime Urgent Care from Northbound Highway 288 Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Based in Pearland, Prime Urgent Care has been providing affordable urgent care to residents of Brazoria County and surrounding counties. Recently, it improved access to such services—by announcing that the clinic is now accessible from Northbound Highway 288 and Feeder Road. Prime Urgent Care functions as a center where patients can get low-cost urgent care of high quality. Although low-cost...

2014-07-11 23:01:21

All4 Inc. is excited to announce a presence in Texas through the opening of a Houston air quality consulting office and names Kristin Gordon, PE as the office director. ALL4 provides air quality consulting services to clients across the country to a wide spectrum of industry including petroleum refining, chemical/petrochemical, pulp and paper, electric utility generation, shale gas, automotive, cement, iron and steel, incineration, waste management, secondary lead smelting, lead acid...

2014-07-11 16:23:27

HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce a generous gift of nearly $240,000 from Musket Corporation to help the families of Houston continue to receive the best possible care for their children. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/126208 Musket Corp. invited their industry partners from across Texas and the United States to a fundraiser at TopGolf to socialize and hear some of the amazing personal stories of...

2014-07-11 12:22:16

Florida Political and Business Leaders' Support Critical to DeepFlex's Decision HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepFlex announced today the signing of an agreement with Offshore Inland Marine & Services, Inc. (OIMO) to establish a new unbonded flexible pipe manufacturing and qualification testing facility to be located in the Port of Pensacola, Florida. The industrial complex will have direct access to the existing deep water quay-side, which is strategically located for...

2014-07-11 08:26:34

The Houston Technology Center is pleased to announce and highlight the creation of HTC-Asia. HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HTC-Asia is a private, for-profit venture and will focus on bringing HTC clients and graduate companies to the attention of HTC-Asia's corporate sponsors, while also bringing Asian-based technology start-up companies to the Houston market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/126176 This cooperative working relationship will showcase...

2014-07-11 08:21:57

HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepFlex announced today the signing of an agreement with Offshore Inland Marine & Services, Inc. (OIMO) to establish a new unbonded flexible pipe manufacturing and qualification testing facility to be located in the Port of Pensacola, Florida. The industrial complex will have direct access to the existing deep water quay-side, which is strategically located for optimized access to serve the flexible pipe markets in the Gulf of Mexico, West...

2014-07-10 23:12:28

Enduro's Board of Directors Names Tim Broussard new CEO Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 After leading Enduro Composites for over 20 years and transforming the company from a local producer of cable tray to an international designer and manufacturer of nonmetallic solutions, Walter Greig has announced his retirement as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Greig will remain on the board of directors where he will continue to make significant contributions to the strategic direction of...

2014-07-10 23:06:24

San Jacinto College is stepping in to train middle-skills workers for high-demand, high-paying jobs. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Houston is growing, and with that growth comes jobs. More jobs mean a stronger economy. But as employers have a difficult time finding qualified, skilled workers, San Jacinto College steps in offering affordable training for the hard-to-fill middle-skills jobs. San Jacinto College is working with UpSkill Houston, an industry-led workforce development...

2014-07-10 23:04:14

Sun protection and safety is always important in the summer, but that goes double for men and women getting laser hair removal treatments. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Sun protection and safety is always important in the summer, but that goes double for men and women getting Houston laser hair removal treatments. Statistically, complications for laser hair removal and intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment increase during the summer months. Small laser hair removal providers may not...


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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