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2014-11-18 08:25:53

Nerium and its CMO, Amber Olson Rourke, take home seven awards at the 2014 Stevie Awards Ceremony in New York ADDISON, Texas, Nov.

2014-11-17 23:10:52

America's largest and original workplace chaplaincy provider Marketplace Chaplains has launched a series of trend-setting technology platforms along with bold international expansion as it

2014-11-17 23:09:52

Texas attorney Jorge Herrera comments on a report linking brain injuries in older age to an increased risk of dementia. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) November 17,

2014-11-17 23:07:32

LDiscovery, LLC, a leading provider of eDiscovery services, today announced its merger with RenewData Corp, a legal consulting and technology company, based in Austin, TX, with solutions that

2014-11-17 23:05:51

RazorInsights’ ONE-Electronic Health Record® helped the acute care hospital reach milestone within 90 days. ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) November 17, 2014

2014-11-17 23:04:22

Smile Brands Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of business support services to dental groups in the United States, is today announcing the grand re-opening of an affiliated Monarch

2014-11-17 23:04:03

The Austin American-Statesman’s annual list recognizes the city’s best workplaces Austin, TEXAS (PRWEB) November 17, 2014

2014-11-17 23:03:38

New CCRA Preferred Partner, Air Promotion Group USA, Adds 15 Commissionable Air Carriers To CCRA’s Air Partner Network For Travel Agent Bookings Fort Worth,

2014-11-17 23:02:40

Multi-platform listings and auction sales growth experienced from all business segments: Commercial Accounts, Auto Auctions and Dealers Richardson, Texas (PRWEB)

2014-11-17 23:01:36

Specialized surgical hospital celebrates its two-year anniversary of serving the Mid-Cities community Hurst, Texas (PRWEB) November 17, 2014 Victory


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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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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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