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2015-02-23 16:29:44

Residents Offered Free Dental Screenings and Giveaways at February 23rd Grand Opening Event AUSTIN, Texas, Feb.

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2015-02-23 08:34:08

New Portfolio of Ferrite Passive Devices up to 40 GHz Announced by Fairview Microwave ALLEN, Texas, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairview Microwave, Inc.

2015-02-22 23:00:14

If you've heard of Bitcoin but don't know where to start, visiting Freebitcoins.com is step 1.

2015-02-20 23:06:56

The Dallas Business Journal recently awarded Beatriz Manetta, President & CEO, of Argent Associates, Inc.

2015-02-20 23:04:10

Ticket Down has rolled back ticket prices across the board for Kevin Hart’s show at Lincoln Financial Field in his hometown of Philadelphia.

2015-02-20 23:03:45

The conference presenters, senior decision-makers in organizations facing inherent uncertainty such as the fields of Energy, Finance, Healthcare, Security and Supply Chains, spoke on “The New

2015-02-20 23:02:55

Strong demand from independent hotels and mid-scale chains in the Americas Austin, Texas (PRWEB) February 20, 2015 Less than one month after the opening


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Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Elmendorf Beast
2013-07-31 07:32:21

The Elmendorf Beast has been blamed for several attacks on livestock in the town of Elmendorf, Texas. A variety of opinions on what the creature was have been disclosed, with one such claim offering that it was a Mexican Hairless Dog mutated by illness. Some local residents associate it with the legend of the Chupacabra, and others claimed it was an escaped lab experiment or an unknown species discovered. In August of 2004, an animal perceived as the Elmendorf Beast was shot by a local...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

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  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.