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2014-12-11 16:25:11

Lessons learned from Texas Ebola outbreak analyzed, discussed by global health care leaders at April conference HOUSTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 16:21:38

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 9 a.m. Central Time HOUSTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 12:27:06

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The demand for the SFC chromatography reagents is anticipated to increase, due to the rise in the number of research

2014-12-11 12:25:56

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 12:21:36

Doble Brings Premier Transformer Life-Cycle Management Training Seminar to Texas WATERTOWN, Mass., Dec.

2014-12-11 08:31:25

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Cardiology Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) market report defines and segments

2014-12-11 08:28:27

Studies Using Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) Identify Standard as well as Novel Therapeutic Options Based on Molecular Characterization of Individual Patients' Tumors IRVING, Texas,

2014-12-11 08:22:10

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Team Oil Tools, Inc.

2014-12-11 04:21:31

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European cardiology PACS market was valued at $118.1 million in 2013, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2%


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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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.