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2014-09-03 23:05:32

Bridge360’s Veterans4Quality™ program provides a fast track for returning veterans to enter quality assurance jobs in Austin. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Bridge360, an Austin-based software quality assurance company, celebrated its charter class of the Veterans4Quality™ training program today at the Veterans4Quality Certificate Ceremony hosted by Whole Foods Market, one of the program’s first employment partners. The charter class of the Veteran4Quality training...

2014-09-03 23:03:43

The Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Awards ceremony and luncheon will be held on Sept. 19, 2014. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Awards ceremony and luncheon, to be held at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas at noon on Sept. 19. Dr. David L. Callender, President of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) and the Hispanic Center of Excellence are...

2014-09-03 16:23:05

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS INC. (NYSE: PHX) announced today that Shelly S. Quimby has joined the Company as Land Manager. Ms. Quimby spent nine years with Chesapeake Energy Corporation with her last position being Manager-Acquisitions and Divestures. She has in excess of 30 years of land department experience. Paul Blanchard, Sr. Vice President and COO said, "We are pleased to have Shelly at Panhandle. Her experience in the Mid-Continent,...

2014-09-03 12:31:04

Brident Expands Access to Oral Health Care Services in South Texas HARLINGEN, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brident Dental & Orthodontics announced the opening of an office in Harlingen, located at 1208 South Expressway 83, Suite B, providing a full-range of dental and orthodontic services to patients in the Rio Grande Valley. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137079 "We look forward to offering Brident's high quality, affordable care to the residents of...

2014-09-03 12:30:32

DALLAS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascendant Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ASDS) ("Ascendant" or the "Company") today announced that its Healthcare subsidiary, Dougherty's Holdings, has acquired Thrifty Health and Compounding Pharmacy ("Thrifty"), located in Humble, Texas. Since 1978, Thrifty has provided specialized compounded prescriptions to its Houston-area customers, along with a selection of over-the-counter supplements, health consultations and hormone and cholesterol...

2014-09-03 12:30:14

New Braunfels Firm Supports Health Services Expansion NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexus Medical has launched Analytix Health, a new division providing medical practice management, healthcare financial consulting, and business services locally and nationally. Analytix is a response to the growing needs of healthcare providers, attorneys, employers, and insurers in Texas and throughout the US. The demand for healthcare in Texas is growing rapidly. From 2000 -...

2014-09-03 12:23:11

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced it will build, own and operate a 110-megawatt (MW) wind power project, Los Vientos V, in Starr County, Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Garland Power & Light, Greenville Electric Utility System and Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) have signed 25-year agreements to purchase the power produced by the project. "We're proud to be...

2014-09-03 12:20:54

CAR2GO NORTH AMERICA OFFICIALLY WELCOMES RIDESCOUT AUSTIN, Texas and STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- moovel GmbH announced today that car2go North America LLC, a brand of moovel, has acquired RideScout LLC, the leading app-based mobility platform in North America, dedicated to allowing users to search and compare ground transportation options on demand. In addition, moovel GmbH announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Intelligent Apps GmbH...

2014-09-03 08:36:29

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Development Funding IV ("UDF " or the "Trust") (NASDAQ: UDF) announced today a strategic financing transaction with BR Homebuilding Group, L.P., a newly formed holding company founded by long-time homebuilding veteran Bobby Ray. Under the terms of the agreement, UDF will provide a portion of the acquisition financing required to support BR Homebuilding Group's acquisition of award winning homebuilder Scott Felder Homes, with...

2014-09-03 08:28:09

HerbalGram Herb Market Report Marks a Decade of Rising Sales AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sales of herbal dietary supplements in the United States increased by 7.9% in 2013, reaching a total estimated figure of six billion dollars for the first time. These statistics are conclusions of a new report published in the current issue of HerbalGram, the peer-reviewed quarterly journal of the nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC).*...


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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