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2014-08-28 04:21:25

New Interactive Dark Ride Coming in 2015 Combines State-of-the-Art Technology For the Ultimate Super Hero Mission ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas and Six Flags St. Louis, the Coaster Capital of Missouri -- in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment -- today announced the next generation of interactive thrills with the debut of an all-new 3D interactive dark ride attraction, JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE...

2014-08-28 04:21:06

A Look-Back on the Evolution of a True Americana Theme Park GURNEE, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Great America is excited to announce a celebration of 40 Seasons of Thrills in 2015. Initially built with a $50 million dollar investment, thousands of workers and enumerable details, Great America embodied the country's bicentennial with classic Americana-themed territories when it opened in 1976. Today, it is one of the largest theme parks in the country. Guests are invited to...

2014-08-27 23:15:26

Studio Martica, an upscale massage studio in Richardson, TX, has been recognized as a final five nominee in the Dallas Observer's 2014 Best of Dallas poll by it's readers once again. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Studio Martica massage spa of Richardson, Texas, has been voted as a final five nominee in the Dallas Observer’s 2014 Best of Dallas poll for "Best Spa". The spa is one of five to receive this distinction in the Dallas / Ft. Worth area. This honor...

2014-08-27 23:10:38

With the goal of providing Southlake area residents convenient access to major emergency medical care, Complete Care Southlake officially opened its doors to patients on August 25th as a state licensed freestanding emergency room in Texas. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Much to the delight of Southlake area residents that have been anxiously awaiting access to quality emergency medical care, Complete Care Southlake started receiving patients this week at its brand new medical...

2014-08-27 23:08:37

Prodea Systems CEO Recognized Among Most Influential Businesswomen in the North Texas Region Richardson, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Prodea Systems today announced that CEO and Co-Founder Anousheh Ansari has been selected as an honoree for the Dallas Business Journal’s Women in Business Awards, honoring the region’s most influential business women. Now in its seventh year, the award program recognizes outstanding local women business leaders who not only are making a difference in...

2014-08-27 23:03:34

Sublimity is now available in ebook and hardcover form. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Picture, if you will, a detective and a doctor - no, no, not Holmes and Watson but more of a Mr. Inside, a Doc Blanchard type, and a Mr. Outside, a Glenn Davis, in terms of personalities and world view. This Mr. Inside was an internationally acclaimed professor of mathematics at The University of Texas at Austin, and Mr. Outside was an Austin Police Department lieutenant. That pair, along with the...

2014-08-27 20:20:45

DALLAS, TX, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Gale Force Petroleum Inc. (TSXV: GFP) (OTCQX: GFPMF) ("Gale Force" or the "Company") today announced that it has concluded the sale of an 81% working interest in its properties in Henderson and Anderson Counties, Texas (the "Texas Reef Properties") as well as its 90% interest in a 4-mile natural gas gathering system on the properties, for an aggregate selling price of US$5,850,000. Per the terms of the purchase and sale agreement, US$567,000 of the...

2014-08-27 16:27:37

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smith Monitoring is excited to announce we have been ranked by Inc. as one of the fastest-growing companies in America for the third year in a row! Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/140352 Our rapid growth hasn't just been noticed by Inc. 5000; we have been also been recognized and awarded by Ebsco's Best Pick Reports, TrustPilot, Angie's List and Better Business Bureau as one of the fastest-growing companies in...

2014-08-27 16:21:13

Dealership expands service area to Austin, TX SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Things at Cavender Buick GMC West are starting to pick up. Not only are new members of the new 2015 model-year showing up in the showroom at a greater pace, but the dealership is announcing a new city for coverage. After spending the last several years focusing on San Antonio, the Cavender Auto Group member is going to be a new Buick GMC dealer in Austin, TX. While, there will not...

2014-08-27 12:33:46

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactions Corporation today announced plans to expand its Austin workforce by adding 1,000 new employees by 2015 to support a rapidly expanding customer base. Openings are for associates who provide a combination of customer service and data entry functions to support Interactions' iCenters. Interactions, the leading provider of conversational automated systems for customer care, has operated facilities in Austin since 2007 to support...


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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