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2014-10-01 12:26:57

DALLAS, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE ReportsnReports

2014-10-01 12:21:30

High level of service and outstanding airports on each end of the route highlight Dubai to DFW flights DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport today welcomed the start of Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbo daily service to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The arriving Emirates A380 aircraft was met with a traditional DFW Airport "shower of affection" water cannon salute from the Airport's Department of Public Safety, as well as...

2014-10-01 08:31:23

Largest not-for-profit health system in Texas celebrates one-year anniversary DALLAS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Baylor Scott & White Health marks the first anniversary of its merger, the organization has achieved the major goals established after becoming the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas in October 2013. "We promised the communities we serve and the state of Texas that the merger would create tangible benefits and keep a laser focus on putting the patient...

2014-10-01 08:31:19

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will aid Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in developing national standards in spina bifida care to be used at a population level. The $400,000 five-year grant was awarded through the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities and Division of Human Development and Disability. Texas Children's and Baylor are the...

2014-10-01 08:29:00

Austin-based sports media and events company changes the game for track and field, wrestling, gymnastics and elite fitness athletes and fans AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flocasts today announced it has received $8 million in funding from Causeway Media Partners, a leading investment fund focused on sports media, entertainment, and related companies. The latest investment represents continued momentum for the burgeoning sports media property and events company based out...

2014-10-01 08:27:59

SHOP LOCAL AND SAVE! campaign offers free six-month membership for local businesses. KINGWOOD, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InTownBestDeals.com, an ambitious new website with something to offer both business and consumers, is all about keeping things local. Their 'Shop Local and Save Campaign' is designed to promote small, locally owned businesses in cities across the nation as a way of giving back to the community. The campaign offers businesses a free six-month period...

2014-10-01 08:24:39

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oiltanking Partners L.P. (NYSE: OILT) (the "Partnership"), announced today that Oiltanking Holding Americas, Inc. ("Oiltanking Holdings"), a subsidiary of Oiltanking GmbH, has sold its 64.7% limited partner interest in the Partnership, represented by 15,899,802 common units and 38,899,802 subordinated units in the Partnership, as well as its 2% general partner interest and related incentive distribution rights, to Enterprise Products Partners L.P....

2014-10-01 08:24:29

NYSE MKT Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC -- For the Burke Hollow ISR Project, the Mine Permit, Aquifer Exemption and Two Disposal Well Applications have advanced to the technical review stage with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). -- The Radioactive Material License application for Burke Hollow has been submitted to TCEQ. -- Regarding expansion of the operating Palangana ISR Project,...

2014-10-01 08:20:47

-- Plan for Organic Growth and Strategic Acquisitions -- NEW YORK and BROWNSVILLE, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palladium Equity Partners, LLC (along with its affiliates, "Palladium"), a private investment firm with over $2.5 billion in assets under management, today announced that it has made a significant investment in Pronto General Agency, Ltd. and its affiliates ("Pronto Insurance"), a leading managing general agency ("MGA") providing sales & distribution,...

2014-09-30 23:22:16

Whitehat Virtual Technologies will host their annual Virtualization & Mobility Conference (VMXpo), October 7, 2014 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin, Texas. A Healthcare CIO Roundtable as well as advances in desktop virtualization, cloud, and mobility technology will be featured. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Whitehat Virtual Technologies is a desktop virtualization specialty partner focused on healthcare. In conjunction with Dell Medical,...


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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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