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2014-08-14 23:09:57

Student Companies Participating in the Summer Accelerator Program will Present September 10, 2014; RSVP at https://plus.google.com/events/c5vls8phtrhj2f3pm026de9pgbc. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute of The University of Texas at Austin, invites the public to attend the Virtual Decision Day of its summer accelerator for UT Austin student startups. Eleven of the most highly prospective UT Austin startups will present on...

2014-08-14 23:07:45

WilsonAmplifiers who are a certified reseller for Wilson Electronics recently selected to join the Google Trusted Stores program. WilsonAmplifiers are based in Stafford, Texas and offer Free Shipping in the 48 contiguous United States, 30 Day money back guarantees and 2 year warranties on all products. Stafford, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 WilsonAmplifiers.com who are a certified reseller for Wilson Electronics recently selected to join the Google Trusted Stores program. To help shoppers...

2014-08-14 23:06:29

Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey M. Kenkel and his team establish a link between operative time and increased complication rates following complex surgeries and combined procedures. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey M. Kenkel, Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and his colleagues recently studied the link between operative time and post-surgical risk. The goal of the research was to...

2014-08-14 23:01:35

New Office Reflects Fast-growing Telepacific Texas Business San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Leading business communications provider TelePacific Communications continues to invest and grow its presence in South Texas. The company celebrated the opening of its new and expanded San Antonio office at an Open House this week that brought senior executives, local officials and business leaders together. The 5,000 square foot office houses a large team of sales executives,...

2014-08-14 12:30:18

Insurance Aggregator #1 Producer of Farm & Ranch in Kansas for Nationwide Agribusiness AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combined Agents of America, LLC (CAA) today announced it has been named the largest producer of farm and ranch for Nationwide Agribusiness in Kansas, and the 2(nd) largest in Texas. CAA ended the year with $9.8 million in farm and ranch direct written premium with Nationwide Agribusiness in 2013. CAA is also a leader in farm and ranch new business...

2014-08-14 12:24:56

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Register now for an exciting line up of historical storytelling education programs this fall at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. The free programs are for youth and adult learners and are offered in a variety of formats, including on site and through distance learning. "We're looking forward to presenting a variety of great educational programs this semester, including new...

2014-08-14 08:31:50

Hotel near Houston Galleria will feature new lobby, food and beverage outlets once project is complete at the end of 2014. HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria has embarked on a multi-million dollar renovation to all of its public spaces to create an upscale and vibrant atmosphere that matches the city's lively attractions and scenes. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140811/135160 Visitors of the Galleria Houston...

2014-08-14 08:23:35

DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. In addition, the Company filed its Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2014 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and posted an updated Investor Presentation on its website at www.rsppermian.com. Certain information presented in this release is on a pro forma basis, giving effect to...

2014-08-13 23:08:10

Two rural hospitals serve as pilot sites for physicians’ use of innovative electronic protocol for referring patients to tobacco cessation programs. Alpharetta, GA and Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Holon Solutions today announces that its innovative health information technology is now being used to help thousands more Texans get assistance in quitting smoking and other tobacco products. Using the CollaborNet™ Health Information Exchange (HIE) system from Holon, physicians can...

2014-08-13 23:06:55

Gold Prospectors Association of America: Three local chapters of the Gold Prospectors Association of America will hold a Gold & Treasure Expo in Abilene, Texas Sept. 6-7. Learn how and where to find gold at this special event, which is open to the public. Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Three local chapters of the Gold Prospectors Association of America will hold a Gold & Treasure Expo in Abilene, Texas, Sept. 6-7 at the Abilene Civic Center, 1100 N 6th St., Abilene, TX...


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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