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2014-07-01 23:05:41

Industry veteran Tod Doughty picked to lead sales expansion. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Tod Doughty has joined TelePacific as the General Manager of Sales for Houston, bringing more than twenty years of experience helping businesses leverage communications to grow their markets. He comes from Sprint, where he was the General Manager – Enterprise Sales for the Houston market. Doughty’s recruitment marks the latest move in TelePacific’s high-profile growth across the...

2014-07-01 08:29:33

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team now among the largest in the nation HOUSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Children's Heart Center is excited to announce the addition of two new members to its Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program team: pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Peter Ermis, and pediatric and adult cardiologist, Dr. Wilson Lam. Texas Children's Heart Center is ranked #2 nationally in cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World...

2014-07-01 08:24:23

HOUSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtus Oil and Gas Corporation (OTCBB: VOIL) ("Virtus" or the "Company") today announced it has entered into an agreement with Seismic Exchange, Inc. (SEI) to purchase approximately 30,360 acres (47.438 miles(2)) of 2D seismic data, enabling the Company to initiate phase one of its exploration program. 2D Seismic Data Acquisition Virtus signed a Master License Agreement and a Seismic License Agreement with SEI for the acquisition of 2D seismic...

2014-06-30 23:23:10

The month of June brings excitement for Softway Solutions’ US headquarters settling into a new office that is already more than 80% occupied in less than a month. The Arena Towers in Houston, TX has been home to Softway Solutions for over 5 years; this newest move brings the staff together in 1 large open space with over 14,000 square feet as of June 2, 2014. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Both Softway Solutions US and India continue to grow and expand their capabilities which in-turn adds new...

2014-06-30 23:22:17

Houston becomes next large market for the nationwide online marketplace for venues. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 “EVENTup announces today its official expansion in Houston, TX. Founded in 2011, the largest online marketplace for event venues in the US has quickly grown its user base throughout the country. The company is now offering its full services to event venue owners and managers in the largest city in Texas. Currently, the markets with the most users are Chicago, New York...

2014-06-30 23:03:40

Smith’s newest operational location will offer increased resources for customer support. HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, today announces the upcoming expansion of its Houston operational facilities and quality testing laboratory into a new, 57,258 square-foot location. This expanded space will allow room for growth and incorporation of more advanced quality equipment and resources for customer...

2014-06-30 23:03:33

Sales Secret LLC, an E-Commerce Development company that offers easy options to hire a Houston Magento Developer, is pleased to offer installation and configuration of a Gift Card/Gift Certificate extension for Magento. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Sales Secret LLC, an E-Commerce Development company that offers easy options to hire a Houston Magento Developer, is pleased to offer installation and configuration of a Gift Card/Gift Certificate extension for Magento. Sales Secret LLC, a...

2014-06-30 08:32:45

IRVING, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JPI/TDI companies a leader in the development of Class A multi-family housing, has begun construction on a 198-unit luxury multi-family community in Houston, Texas, within the Heights submarket along the vibrant Washington Corridor. The community is called Jefferson Heights and is located at 1520 N. Memorial Way. Construction is expected to be completed in Fall 2016. "This is a high profile location and the ideal setting for this...

2014-06-30 08:21:42

Service and new and used sales now available to Cypress, New Caney and Tomball HUMBLE, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For many auto dealerships who seem to fit under the so-called "small town" designation, it might seem counterintuitive to offer services outside of their immediate area. However, one Houston-area auto dealership doesn't view their small-town reputation as any sort of impediment, and is happy to offer its small-town virtues to its neighbors in southeast...

2014-06-30 00:20:11

- Simon Pagenaud scores his second win of 2014 in Sunday's 1-2-3 Honda sweep HOUSTON, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda-powered Simon Pagenaud dominated Sunday's second race of the Grand Prix of Houston Presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers, "double header" Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend, taking a commanding lead in the second half of the 90-lap contest and maintaining his advantage though several late-race caution flags....

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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
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'