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2014-07-22 16:29:58

Corporations and travel management companies sign up now SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation announced that it is opening enrollment for the beta test of the next phase of TruTrip, Sabre's solution for corporations and travel agencies to capture, aggregate and manage data on bookings made outside of the standard procurement process. TruTrip creates a single travel itinerary and keeps it continuously synchronized with online, offline, and mobile tools,...

2014-07-22 16:25:51

Residents of Pasadena TX deserve a higher standard of customer service and Mammoth Plumbing has set the industry standard. Find out what Houston residents have enjoyed for years, a pleasant and satisfying plumbing repair experience. Mammoth Plumbing recently announced that they are expanding their service area to include Pasadena. PASADENA, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For more than 25 years, Mammoth Plumbing has been there for customers in the Pasadena, Texas, area, and they...

2014-07-22 16:22:44

HOUSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FGE Power, LLC a Houston-based energy and infrastructure development firm and its wholly owned subsidiary FGE Texas, LLC, today announced that they have agreed to strategically partner with an affiliate of Starwood Energy Group Global LLC to finance and build two identical 747MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) facilities near the communities of Westbrook and Colorado City, in Mitchell County, Texas. "We are excited and honored to announce our...

2014-07-22 12:30:44

Healthcare Access San Antonio Achieves the Highest Standards of Ensuring Security and Privacy of Health Information AUSTIN, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HIETexas today announced that Healthcare Access San Antonio (HASA), the Health Information Exchange organization for Bexar and 21 surrounding counties in South Central Texas, has achieved full accreditation with the Texas Health Information Exchange Accreditation Program (TX-HIEAP) from the Electronic Healthcare...

2014-07-22 12:29:39

BCBSTX Focuses on Geographic Diversity and Invests More Than $1.5 Million in Funding Across the State to Promote Health and Wellness for Children RICHARDSON, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its fourth year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today that its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) initiative has awarded $1.54 million in grants to 29 organizations across the state. Of the 29 grantees, 19 are new recipients....

2014-07-21 23:06:13

Scott Felder Homes netted a total of three category-specific wins in Best Product Design and three additional awards for their marketing practices at the Summit Awards. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 On Saturday, July 12th, homebuilder Scott Felder Homes was presented with six awards at the Summit Awards, hosted by the Greater San Antonio Builders Association at the Omni Colonnade. In addition to the wins at the Summit Awards, the company has recently been named the 2012, 2013...

2014-07-21 23:01:38

Enhancements give developers access to a single stack of development-language-agnostic APIs for both card-present and card-not-present transactions, allowing for easier integration across all channels. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 SecureNet™ is introducing new API integrations to its innovative payment platform. Now, developers using SecureNet have access to a single stack of APIs, allowing integration for all types of transactions, in all development languages, across all...

2014-07-21 20:21:38

HOUSTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Chronicle Media Group, publisher of the Houston Chronicle, La Voz, Chron.com and HoustonChronicle.com, announced today that it intends to begin the process to relocate its workforce to a state-of-the-art campus in Southwest Houston. As part of this process, the company will solicit bid requests for architectural and engineering services for its future campus. In addition, it will be exploring alternatives for its downtown facility....

2014-07-21 16:22:42

DALLAS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunt Consolidated, Inc. is pleased to announce the additions of David Campbell as the new President of Hunt Utility Services and Brant Meleski as the new Chief Financial Officer of Hunt Utility Services. Mr. Campbell and Mr. Meleski will also serve as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, respectively, of InfraREIT, LLC, a real estate investment trust that owns utility assets in Texas and is externally managed by Hunt Utility...

2014-07-21 16:22:29

- Revenue of $524.7 million, up 7.2% THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced its results for the second quarter of 2014. Revenue in the second quarter totaled $524.7 million, a 7.2% increase over revenue of $489.4 million in the year ago period. Operating income was $118.7 million compared to $93.1 million in the second quarter of 2013. Adjusted EBITDA* in the current year period was $182.5 million, up 7.7%...


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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