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2014-07-30 08:21:46

Mac Haik Georgetown prepares SUV shoppers for 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee release AUSTIN, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The legendary capabilities of the Jeep Grand Cherokee are about to get a whole lot better with the release of the new 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee in Austin, Texas. Mac Haik Georgetown is gearing up for the arrival of the new model by providing consumers with detailed information about the new 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Photo -...

2014-07-29 23:17:17

Industrial LCD features class-leading combination of brightness, operating temperature, contrast ratio, and price. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Touch International, a leading supplier of custom touch screens and enhanced displays, has introduced a new 10.4” wide-temperature, super-bright industrial liquid crystal display (LCD). The LCD is part of a growing library of customized displays in furtherance of the company’s 2014 enhanced display and product realization initiative and was developed...

2014-07-29 23:15:53

National American University's Roueche Graduate Center launched 3D printing certificate courses in partnership with 3D Innovation Labs, a technology education startup. The courses will help business leaders, executives and professionals use 3D printing and additive manufacturing to grow their companies and careers. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Roueche Graduate Center at National American University in Austin, Texas has launched 3D printing certificate courses for business...

2014-07-29 23:15:28

As the only international sustainable winegrowing award of its kind, BRIT honors wine organizations that demonstrate a commitment to the environmental, economic, and social aspects of winegrowing. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Come join the competition! The Botanical Research Institute of Texas has announced that its 2015 sustainable winegrowing application has been posted on its website and is ready for download by wineries wishing to compete in BRIT’s 2015 sustainable...

2014-07-29 23:14:33

The firm’s site, StephensAnderson.com, provides informative articles on legal topics impacting Texas and Oklahoma City-area visitors with a renewed appearance and responsive design. FORT WORTH, Texas (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Texas and Oklahoma personal injury law firm Stephens, Anderson & Cummings has launched a newly designed, responsive website with informative legal articles and detailed information on the firm’s practice areas, as well as an online portal for visitors to submit...

2014-07-29 23:13:12

Memorial Hermann sees increase in drowning incidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Drowning could be considered a silent killer – one that can happen in less than a minute and comes with no warning. As we hit the peak of summer activity this year, physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are seeing an increased number of drowning and near-drowning incidents in Houston. “We typically see an increase in water accidents during...

2014-07-29 23:11:24

RealManage announced today that Cassie Thompson has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's San Antonio, Texas office. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 RealManage announced today that Cassie Thompson has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's San Antonio, Texas office. Cassie joined RealManage in 2012 as a Community Association Manager with several years of community association management...

2014-07-29 23:11:02

Emerging Personnel, Office Expansion Driving Locum Tenens Firm beyond Earlier Second Half Predictions (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Consilium Staffing, Your Partner in Locum Tenens, is reporting a forty percent growth year-over-year at the halfway point of 2014, with strong indications the Irving, Texas-based firm will reach sixty percent growth in the second half of this year. “This is a great time to be at Consilium,” says Matt Baade, Executive Vice President of Consilium Staffing. “We...

2014-07-29 16:31:28

AUSTIN, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- QuantumDigital, Inc., an Austin, Texas based company making targeted direct mail simple and fast, today announced the addition of cloud-based asset upload capabilities and Aviary integration to its quick order platform for small businesses, QuantumPostcards(TM). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/130853 QuantumPostcards is an online storefront that simplifies targeted small business postcard marketing and on-demand...

2014-07-29 12:40:37

Rural partnership set to beat Google to Texas with gigabit service SMITHSON VALLEY, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With San Antonio and Austin vying for Google fiber, GVTC Communications, headquartered just north of San Antonio, is set to become the first rural telecommunications provider in Texas to power over 2,200 miles of fiber optic cable with gigabit Internet service. More than 39,000 GVTC rooftops will be eligible for a gig connection starting in September 2014....


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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