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2014-10-28 23:11:22

Making Sense, an IT software development firm, announced it will sponsor ISA14, one of the most important events for the Latam UX community, which will be taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, next November 19-22. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Next November 19-22, the Interaction South America 2014 (ISA) will be held in Argentina, at Universidad Católica Argentina, in Buenos Aires. Making Sense is proud to announce they will sponsor this important UX event. This...

2014-10-28 23:01:42

At 95, legendary Big Band singer Louise Tobin announces the Golden Digital Network, a free 24/7 streaming broadcast service offering a variety of audio and video programming designed and organized for senior citizens. An Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign is underway to raise funds for the launch and the technology for the delivery systems of Golden Digital Network for its debut in the first quarter of 2015. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 At the golden age of 95 — soon to be 96 on...

2014-10-28 16:30:27

DALLAS, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Absolute Computer Solutions, Inc. (ACS) to Alliance Technologies, Inc. (Alliance), a member of the Iowa Network Services (INS) family of Companies. The transaction closed on October 7, 2014, and was led by Vice President, Musa Jagne and Managing Director, Michael Goss from the firm's Dallas,...

2014-10-28 16:29:12

SEGUIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE: ALG) today announced that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 after the market closes on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The Company will host a conference call to discuss the results on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET. Individuals wishing to participate in the conference call should dial 888-329-8893 (domestic) or 719-457-1035 (internationally). For...

2014-10-28 16:23:07

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Energy - Permian Basin, LLC (AEPB), an affiliate of American Energy Partners, LP (AELP), today announced that since July 31, 2014 it has completed or entered into definitive agreements with multiple parties to acquire net production of approximately 1,400 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day and approximately 27,000 net acres of leasehold in the Wolfcamp Shale play in the central Midland Basin. These assets are located primarily in...

2014-10-28 16:22:56

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) announced today that Bill Klesse, 68, has chosen to step down as Chairman of the Board effective December 30, 2014. Joe Gorder, 57, Chief Executive Officer and President, has been elected by the Board of Directors to the role of Chairman to succeed Klesse effective December 31, 2014. "I would like to thank our employees, Valero's stockholders, our customers and suppliers, and our communities where we...

2014-10-27 23:11:39

Frisco, TX: Stonebriar Pharmacy announced today its acquisition by Physician Partners of America, a successful Florida based healthcare company, leveraging experience in healthcare practice management, strategic partnerships and operations of Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Frisco, Texas (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 In the Dallas-Fort-Worth Metroplex alone, Physician Partners of America, a leader in healthcare offers technological advancements to its patients through it's 13 Texas Pain...

2014-10-27 23:02:27

The fertility treatment center reports that all patients who had their eggs frozen are now pregnant. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Two fortune 500 companies, Apple and Facebook, have announced that they will now pay their employees to have their eggs frozen. Facebook has already begun coverage on egg harvesting for their employees and Apple will begin in January. By offering this benefit, companies are investing in women and supporting them in carving out the lives they want....

2014-10-27 16:27:51

Legacy ER & Urgent Care Recruiting Nationally, Becoming More Efficient to Meet Challenge FRISCO, Texas, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The current emergency care physician shortage in Texas is leaving healthcare providers such as Legacy ER & Urgent Care in a pinch for board-certified talent, and is leading them to search nationwide to fill demand. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154566LOGO Dr. Kirk Mahon, medical director of Frisco, Texas-based Legacy ER &...

2014-10-27 16:20:57

Automaker Rocks the Block with Huge Community Party, $1 Million Contribution to Local School and Texas-Built Tundra Truck Donations to the City of Plano PLANO, Texas, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good food, live music, new friends--all the ingredients for a rollicking neighborhood block party. That's what's happening today in Plano. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154569LOGO Toyota has pulled out all the stops to thank the community, civic leaders, business partners...


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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