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2014-10-21 23:05:50

Hazardous materials responders are training for real life scenarios at the new Environment Health and Safety Training Center. Employees and clients receive training to better prepare them for any scenario encountered. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 SWS Environmental Services (SWSES) is proud to announce the recent completion and opening of its Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Training Center located in Fort Worth, Texas. This 4,000 square foot training facility,...

2014-10-21 20:20:28

Thomas Anderson Appointed Chief Executive Officer IRVING, Texas, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exeter Finance Corp. today announced that Thomas Anderson, a financial services industry veteran, has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective November 3, 2014. Mark Floyd, who has served as Chief Executive Officer since 2010, will continue to serve on the Board of Directors and work with Mr. Anderson to ensure a smooth transition....

2014-10-21 16:28:43

Agreement enables Dental Health Management Solutions to resell the eRelevance service. AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eRelevance Corporation (www.erelevancecorp.com), announced today that it has entered into a reseller agreement with Dental Health Management Solutions (DHMS). DHMS will offer the eRelevance progressive patient engagement service to their network of dental providers. "Our service will help DHMS's network of dental providers build stronger relationships...

2014-10-21 16:28:20

Elite designation given for excellence in patient care, nursing practices HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) today announced that it has achieved one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive - Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153487LOGO Magnet recognition...

2014-10-21 16:23:40

- Revenue of $546.6 million, up 8.5% THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced its results for the third quarter of 2014. Revenue totaled $546.6 million, an 8.5% increase over revenue of $503.6 million in the year ago period. Operating income was $116.0 million compared to $115.6 million in the third quarter of 2013. Adjusted EBITDA* in the third quarter of 2014 was $192.3 million, up 8.6% over adjusted...

2014-10-21 16:23:11

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today announced that it will release its third quarter 2014 results before the New York Stock Exchange opens on Monday, November 10, 2014. This release will be followed by a conference call for investors at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss RSP's third quarter 2014 results. Hosting the call will be Steve Gray, Chief Executive Officer, Scott McNeill, Chief...

2014-10-21 12:38:47

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2014-10-21 12:34:17

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2014-10-21 12:28:55

Digital marketing agency in Dallas, TX, promotes Stephanie Young to increase clients' successes DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Standing Dog Interactive, an award-winning Internet marketing agency in Dallas, has strengthened its ability to serve clients with the promotion of Stephanie Young. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141018/152947 In her new role as director of client services, Young will oversee major accounts, ensuring the company continues to...

2014-10-21 12:24:29

UWA across USA campaign to go city by city clothing our less fortunate countrymen AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United We Art launches UWA across USA to go city by city giving a new shirt and reusable grocery bag to every homeless person within reach. UWA will raise funds on such sites as Kickstarter and Indiegogo in order to use these crowdfunding platforms to benefit an entire community at a time, instead of just one person or entity. "We do this in order to...


Latest Texas Reference Libraries

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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