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2014-05-21 08:22:43

Texas Governor and former two-term Agriculture Commissioner says Miller is the best candidate to look out for Texas' farmers and ranchers AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Candidate for Ag Commissioner Sid Miller today announced that he has received the endorsement of Governor Rick Perry in the Republican run-off for Texas Agriculture Commissioner. In making his endorsement, Governor Perry said Miller is the best candidate to look out for Texas' farmers and ranchers. As a...

2014-05-13 12:22:17

GM Foundation grants $56,000 to five nonprofits through Plant City Grants program ARLINGTON, Texas, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry today joined GM's Arlington Assembly Plant Manager Paul Graham to highlight the new Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac full-size SUVs being built at the plant. "GM has a rich heritage in Texas, building award-winning vehicles since 1954 and these new vehicles are no exception," said Graham. "Our hard-working team at the plant is energized...

2014-04-30 08:21:45

New "Admirals" to Play Key Role in Future Texas Space Program AUSTIN, Texas, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two citizen-astronaut candidates have been honored by the state of Texas. Edward Wright and Maureen Adams are among the latest Texans to be awarded commissions as Admirals in the Texas Navy by Governor Rick Perry. Admirals Wright and Adams are two of the five astronaut candidates currently being trained by Citizens in Space, a project of the United States Rocket Academy, to...

2014-04-10 16:21:29

Gov. Perry thanks Klein Tools for bringing jobs to Mansfield, TX MANSFIELD, Texas, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincolnshire, IL based Klein Tools, the number one hand tool choice of professional electricians in the United States, is opening its new state-of-the-art heat treating facility today at 10 a.m. at 501 Easy Drive, Mansfield, TX. Klein Tools' employees, local officials and industry representatives are invited to tour the brand new heat treating facility and view how the...

2013-07-23 23:02:42

Protect America, Inc., an Austin, Texas based home security provider has been awarded and recognized for its outstanding business of 21 years by the State of Texas Governor’s Office and Rick Perry. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Protect America has been providing home security in the United States since 1992 and was founded in Round Rock, Texas. The company is currently located in north Austin and has almost four hundred employees. In addition to being recognized by the State of...

2013-06-18 23:23:03

SB 329 becomes law without Gov. Rick Perry´s signature, making Texas the fifth state in the U.S. prohibiting minors under 18 from using indoor tanning facilities. Rolling Meadows, Ill. (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association applauds Texas for enacting a bill (SB 329) that will raise the minimum age required to use an indoor tanning device from 16.5 years to 18. The bill became law June 14 without the signature of Gov. Rick Perry (R), making...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.