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2014-07-24 12:25:43

Concerts Will Feature Renowned Latin Performers from Various Genres CHICAGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, consumers in San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley are getting the chance to win tickets to the Conciertos Originales, a private concert series presented by Miller Lite. El Dusty, Corpus Christi native and founder of the cumbia electronica genre, will host the private six-concert series July 25 through Sept. 26. Headlining artists include award-winning regional...

2014-07-24 12:21:50

Land Rover of San Antonio explains mechanical process to customers SAN ANTONIO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Not many other automakers are able to take on the best of what the competition throws at them as Land Rover and its models like the 2014 Range Rover. For some time now the 2014 Range Rover has been among the top leaders in the luxury SUV class of the automotive industry. But as others have realized that Land Rover vehicles are redefining what it means to be an SUV...

2014-07-24 12:21:46

Cavender Cadillac explains advantage of XTS ownership SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If there was ever an arms race worth having, it would be the one between the 2014 Cadillac XTS vs. 2014 Lexus GS 350. Both vehicles have some of the most enviable histories in the luxury vehicle world. As far as evenly matched cars go, these two are as closely matched as two vehicles can be. From just about every conceivable metric the 2014 XTS and 2014 GS 350 are very...

2014-07-23 23:15:43

Dr. Dental brings their incredible in-office experience to the web with website redesign. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Dental is excited to announce the redesign of their website. Designed with existing patients and new visitors in mind, one of the main differences from the old website is a clean, modern and visual layout that makes navigation very easy. Dr. Dental is renowned for having exceptional customer service to make the experience of going to the dentist affordable,...

2014-07-23 23:10:54

Celebrates Northwest San Antonio Grand Opening with Donation to Earl Warren High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Northwest San Antonio facility at 7am today. The facility is located at 5530 Tezel Road, San Antonio, Texas and is open 24-7. “There is a need for additional access to emergency medical care in San Antonio and we look forward to providing high quality care to the local community here,” said Dr. Stephen Paulson,...

2014-07-23 08:23:04

Cavender Buick GMC North proud to feature GMC crossover SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are almost no other automakers out there that are not knee-deep in the production of one or several versions of a crossover SUV. Cavender Buick GMC North has several version available bearing, obviously, a Buick or GMC badge. When it comes to choosing the perfect crossover SUV for a customer's family, the options can get pretty muddy. Cavender Buick GMC North is...

2014-07-23 08:22:56

Cavender Cadillac proud to feature 2014 Cadillac CTS SAN ANTONIO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The online research arm of Cavender Cadillac is always looking for the next challenger to their lineup of outstanding Cadillac vehicles. Without much debate, it would be safe to proclaim the 2014 Cadillac CTS as the top of the sedan lineup. The 2014 CTS has gone to great lengths to revitalize the Cadillac brand and in the course of that effort was named as one of the best full-size...

2014-07-23 08:21:23

2014 Evoque available at Land Rover of San Antonio SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The choices for customers looking for luxury compact SUVs are slowly getting larger and more capable. Two of the better choices for customers are the 2014 Audi Allroad and the 2014 Range Rover Evoque that is available at Land Rover of San Antonio. Of all of the comparisons that Land Rover of San Antonio has published, the 2014 Range Rover Evoque vs. the 2014 Audi Allroad is one...

2014-07-21 23:06:13

Scott Felder Homes netted a total of three category-specific wins in Best Product Design and three additional awards for their marketing practices at the Summit Awards. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 On Saturday, July 12th, homebuilder Scott Felder Homes was presented with six awards at the Summit Awards, hosted by the Greater San Antonio Builders Association at the Omni Colonnade. In addition to the wins at the Summit Awards, the company has recently been named the 2012, 2013...

2014-07-18 23:04:35

San Antonio OB/GYN Committed to Women's Health Education, Awareness San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Institute for Women’s Health, the largest OB/GYN in South Texas, recently obtained membership to the US Women’s Health Alliance (USWHA), making it the only practice in the region, and one of three in the entire state of Texas, to join. USWHA is a national alliance of many of the largest and most prominent healthcare groups across the Unites States that collaborate to improve...


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2012-06-15 03:01:43

Symbol: OPVA3 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: OpuntiavalidaGriffiths distribution:USA(NM, TX) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

2012-06-15 05:10:26

Symbol: LIMI3 Group: Dicot Family: Boraginaceae 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  ...

2012-06-19 04:00:04

Symbol: AMFU Group: Dicot Family: Apocynaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NM Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-19 04:36:30

Symbol: AGHO4 Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   GEHO4 Gerardia homalantha (Pennell) Pennell Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:LA, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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2010-11-17 15:40:10

John Blaha is an engineer, a retired United States Air Force Colonel, and a former NASA astronaut. He was born John Elmer Blaha on August 26, 1942 in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from Granby High School in Norfolk, Virginia in 1960, and then went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science in engineering science in 1965. Just one year later, he earned a Master of Science in astronautical engineering from Purdue University. In 1967, Blaha...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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