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2014-07-14 23:08:05

VooDoo’s Summer Ribtacular gives VooDoo BBQ and Grill customers tons of chances to win up to $30,000 from VooDoo and the Florida Lottery. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 People have been raving about VooDoo BBQ & Grill since the chain opened their first South Florida location in January 2013, but now the New Orleans inspired BBQ hot spot as added some extra spice to their "Magic" for the summer by giving guests a chance at winning $30,000 from the Florida Lottery – just for...

2014-07-08 12:26:15

AUSTIN, Texas, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmis Publishing has named Brian D. Sweany as Editor-in-Chief of Texas Monthly. Sweany began his career at Texas Monthly as an intern in 1996 and worked his way up to become senior executive editor. The award-winning magazine has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973. The nationally recognized authority on life in the state, it has won 13 National Magazine Awards. "I am honored to be named the editor in chief of Texas Monthly,...

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,...

2013-07-02 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...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.