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2013-12-30 20:20:48

LONGVIEW, Texas, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KSA Engineers, Inc. (KSA) was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group. KSA is an employee-owned company founded in 1978. For 35 years, the firm has served municipalities, airports, energy companies, schools, industry, and private clients across Texas,...

2013-09-06 12:25:07

Texas Longhorn Breeder now has 10 Longhorns that Measure over 70 Inches Tip-to-Tip DALLAS, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Texas Longhorn cattle are growing big and with long horns at Red Peak Ranch. The ranch has an annual roundup where each longhorn heifer, cow and bull are measured. With the tabulations now in, the measurements are very impressive. The longest horned cow was Cherry Jubilee 78, with a span of more than 7 feet her horns measured over 85 inches tip-to-tip....

2013-07-12 08:22:31

ROME, Ga., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Black Diamond Jet Team takes to the skies above Richard B. Russell Regional Airport in Rome, Ga., on Oct. 12-13 for the 2013 Wings Over North Georgia, there will be plenty of action to enjoy on the ground as well. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130712/PH46110LOGO-a )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130712/PH46110LOGO-b ) Back by popular demand is the Smoke-n-Thunder BBQ Classic competition. Also expanded is the...

2013-07-02 23:18:18

This 4th of July, the Miss Texas Scholarship Foundation and Warrior Gateway, an award winning national nonprofit supporting the military community, will join forces to recognize those who have paid the ultimate price in service to the country through a scholarship presentation in honor of Sgt. Kimberly Diane Agar. Miss Texas Pageant and Warrior Gateway invite the community to stream the award ceremony live starting on July 4th at 6:30pm CDT at: http://www.productionhost.com Allen, Texas...

Texas Longhorn Genetic History Traced
2013-03-26 05:29:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Texas Longhorn is an iconic species. Just the thought of one brings to mind all things Texas, but new research from the University of Texas at Austin reveals that the cattle have a hybrid global ancestry. A fascinating story of the global history of human and cattle migration is told in the genome of the Longhorn and related breeds. This history traces back through Christopher Columbus' second voyage to the New World, the...

2013-03-12 16:22:53

Northridge Fashion Center Location Opens NORTHRIDGE, Calif., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elephant Bar Global Grill/Wok Kitchen opened its doors this week in Northridge, California in the Northridge Fashion Center. The restaurant's diverse, globally inspired menu features two primary cooking styles, oak wood-fired grilling and wok cooking. Northridge resident Mike Johnson is general manager of the company's 47(th) restaurant. "Northridge is going to be a great restaurant for us,"...

2012-08-22 02:22:02

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the kick-off to the football season here, fans across the country are preparing their tailgate checklists and equipment for the pre-game festivities, for what is sure to be the best tailgating season yet. And, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA), when it comes to tailgating, this season North Americans are more likely to tailgate at professional football games (27%) than any other type of event, such as outdoor...

2012-07-11 02:23:50

ALAMO, Tenn., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Pride announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Business Update. Southern Pride is the leading name in wood-burning barbecue pits and smokers. Their equipment is utilized in the top barbecue establishments in the United States and worldwide. Southern Pride is especially committed to staying ahead of the curve, and they consistently offer customers the latest in barbecue cooking technology. This particular...

2012-06-27 06:24:55

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The secret's in the sauce! On the heels of unprecedented ratings success for BBQ PITMASTERS, Destination America greenlights another season of barbecue bliss. Since the network's debut on Memorial Day weekend, on what was formerly Planet Green, BBQ PITMASTERS has helped drive record-setting nights in June. BBQ PITMASTERS is Destination America's #1 original series ever among all key demos: P/W/M25-54, P/M18-49, HH, and P2+ delivery....

2012-06-09 02:20:13

DALLAS, June 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants announced today the launch of an interior refresh initiative aimed at the senses. As part of its rebranding initiative, the quick-serve barbecue chain has created a branded sensory experience that will roll out to all of its 236 restaurants. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120411/DA84396LOGO) "We take great care in creating a total experience for our customers," said Roland Dickey, Jr., president of...


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2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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