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2014-08-28 23:17:23

Owner and CEO Hana Laurenzo announced today that TLC, an award winning foreign language translation company based in Texas, will be relocating its base of operation to a new office space at the end of August. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The need for larger space has become more pressing after experiencing significant growth over the past few years. The new location - 4700 Bryant Irvin Court, Fort Worth, TX 76107 - will offer higher quality and larger office space than TLC...

2014-08-28 23:12:56

3D printing education partnership aims to position Texas as a global leader in additive manufacturing. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 A new partnership to provide education in 3D printing technology and additive manufacturing has recently launched in Austin to position the State of Texas as a global leader in the 3D printing and additive manufacturing industry. The kick-off event to celebrate the partnership as well as upcoming 3D printing courses will be held on Wednesday,...

2014-08-28 23:04:14

New and used IT hardware provider to host the SpiceWorld SpiceLounge. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 This September ServerMonkey heads to Austin, Texas to exhibit at “the most happenin’ IT conference around”, SpiceWorld. ServerMonkey, a leading provider of new and refurbished IT hardware, returns to SpiceWorld for the second year as a supporting sponsor to engage with fellow IT professionals. “I’m glad to be back in Austin and a part of SpiceWorld, as an active...

2014-08-28 23:04:12

Myway Mobile Storage Donates Portable Storage Containers to First Baptist Church of Tyler for Open Season 2014. Tyler, Texas. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 MyWay Mobile Storage of Tyler, the leading provider of moving and storage solutions, provides quick and easy to do-it-yourself moving and portable storage to meet your needs at your location or in our climate-controlled, secure storage facilities. Open Season is an event created by First Baptist Church of Tyler that allows men to promote...

2014-08-28 23:02:09

Local Realtors give a portion of their commission to help local hospital. Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) - many people have probably heard of it and have maybe seen the name associated with a local hospital. Or, maybe caught a glimpse of the sign riders that read “Miracle Home” on a home for sale listed with a RE/MAX agent. But what is Children’s Miracle Network? What do they do and where does the money go that is raised for this...

2014-08-28 20:21:45

World's Top Marketers, Media Enterprises And Community Partners Including Disney, Coca-Cola, Jeep, COVERGIRL, HBO Latino And More Create Engaging, Family-Friendly Cultural Experiences For Festival Attendees NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3(rd) annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol will preview Hispanic Heritage Month this Labor Day weekend with a unique offering of engaging, family-friendly cultural experiences in collaboration with the world's most influential brands, including...

2014-08-28 16:25:41

Event to Explore the Impact of Changing Demographics on the U.S. Economy HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As U.S. demographics continue to shift over the next several years, so that there is no longer a majority race, National Journal will travel to Houston, TX, deemed the country's most diverse city*, for a forum on how this shift will impact local economies across the country. On September 3, The Honorable Bill White, Former Mayor of the City of Houston and Senior...

2014-08-28 08:32:42

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun-n-Sand Group has renewed its technology agreement with Sabre, including use of the industry's leading distribution solution and SynXis central reservation system (CRS) with plans to use this technology to help increase bookings and revenue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Sun-n-Sand, Sabre's first hotel chain customer in India, is a well-known hotel group in India and one of the largest regional five-star...

2014-08-28 08:25:27

4D Wing Coaster Innovation is the Most Exciting Thrill Ride in the Park's History SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Fiesta Texas today unveiled plans to debut the most exciting coaster in the park's 22-year history -- BATMAN((TM)): The Ride, premiering in 2015. After being lifted straight up a 120-foot hill, this 4D Wing Coaster challenges riders to "face their fears" as they flip head-over-heels at least six times along the weightless, tumbling journey. Along the way on...

2014-08-28 08:23:57

CPS expands solar inverter field performance testing platform in America PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chint Power Systems America announces an agreement with the non-profit organization, Wichita Falls Faith Mission, Inc., on behalf of its shelter for women and children, Faith Refuge, in Wichita Falls, Texas. The 24,000 sq. ft. homeless shelter that opened in May 2012 is partially powered by about 650 solar panels. Under the agreement, Chint will provide array...


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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