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2014-09-24 12:25:42

New Website Equips Health Care Professionals with Resources to Reduce Patient Demand for EED IRVING, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of VHA Inc.'s work as a Hospital Engagement Network (HEN), it is offering a free online toolkit (http://eedtoolkit.vha.com/) for health care professionals to educate expectant mothers and community stakeholders about the risks associated with early elective deliveries (EED) and therefore reducing demand. An EED is scheduling a baby's birth before...

2014-09-24 12:24:20

Storage Markets, Policy and Technology the Focus of the Industry's Most In-depth and Influential Annual Gathering WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Energy Storage Association's (ESA) 25(th) Annual Conference, will be held from May 19-21 in Dallas, TX at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of the city. Utilities, project developers, customers, investors, legislators, regulators, and manufacturers from across the country and around the globe will gather for three...

2014-09-24 12:22:04

Popular Country Trio Will Also Join the Line's 2015 Carnival LIVE Concert Series MIAMI, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines, the Official Cruise Line of the Dallas Cowboys, is turning up the music as part of its multi-year partnership with "America's Team." Texas' largest cruise operator announced today that it will bring country music superstars Rascal Flatts to AT&T Stadium for a special pre-game Carnival LIVE concert for Cowboys fans attending the October 19...

2014-09-24 08:25:40

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Cutting Edge Haunted House Cook Children's Benefit Night When: Friday, Sept 26th 8pm-10:00pm Where: Fort Worth, Texas: 1701 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76102 Contact: Tammy Saxton - 817-675-7459 or cuttingedgehauntedhouse@earthlink.net Multi Guinness Book Award Winning Haunted House Hosts a Cooks Children's Benefit night where the proceeds generated on Friday, Sept 26(th) will go...

2014-09-24 08:22:36

HOUSTON and LONDON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) announced today that it is evaluating a further expansion project at its petrochemical plant in Channelview, Texas, that would potentially add up to 550 million pounds-per-year of ethylene capacity. Preliminary engineering work is already underway to assess expansion feasibility. If the project proceeds, the anticipated time frame for completion would be 2017. The proposed expansion project would be in...

2014-09-23 23:11:59

Dallas IT Consulting Company, NCC Data, Migrates to Larger Office in Addison Addison, TX (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Today, NCC Data, an IT consulting and managed services company announced a move to a larger office on 16479 Dallas Parkway #135, Addison, TX. The company was previously located only a few blocks away, but is now in a newer and larger space. NCC Data provides onsite and remote IT consulting, managed services and cloud computing to small and enterprise businesses throughout...

2014-09-23 23:07:04

Tammy Carter, founder of one of the first electronic filing firms in the country, will focus on government, client services and support nationwide. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 File & ServeXpress, the pioneer and national leader of electronic filing and service for the legal and judicial communities, has named Tammy Carter, an innovator in the field of e-Filing, as Vice President of Government and Legal Services. Carter is responsible for supporting the vast network of...

2014-09-23 23:05:54

Air Oasis is offering any school in the affected areas of EV-D68 no-cost-sanitization-equipment and lab materials necessary to teach the importance of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and how viruses are spread via air and surfaces. The IAQ Lab enables children to test for and visually see contaminants in their classroom, and learn how to remove them. Amarillo, TX, (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Teaching kids to wash their hands and cover their mouths has been proven for decades to greatly reduce the...

2014-09-23 23:05:04

Becker's Hospital Review Names 125 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of its list of "125 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Orthopedic Programs." The hospitals and health systems featured on the list have orthopedic surgery departments, programs or dedicated centers that have earned recognition from several reputable sources. Exceptional orthopedic departments include...

2014-09-23 23:02:42

Texas is the fourth state to approve NTS certifications for licensing Irving, Texas (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Texas is the latest state to approve the Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) fire alarm certifications as an acceptable testing resource for three of the state’s fire alarm licenses: Fire Alarm Technician (FAL), Residential Fire Alarm Superintendent (RAS) and Fire Alarm Planning Superintendent (APS). ESA’s National Training School (NTS) submitted the curriculum...


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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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