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2015-04-22 08:30:48

Sports Construction Company and Sports Surfacing Manufacturer bring innovative all-organic infill for synthetic turf to America AUSTIN, Texas, Apr.

2015-04-22 08:26:44

Earth Day Texas celebrates fifth anniversary with 500+ organizations, 1,100+ exhibitors, green speakers, and Grammy® and Academy Award®-winning artists DALLAS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-22 08:26:37

DALLAS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Breitling Energy Corporation (OTCBB:BECC) will be featured as a protocol of effective corporate communication at the 4(th) Annual Energy Crisis Communications

2015-04-21 23:08:55

Industry Veteran Jim Nevelle Appointed to Lead Kathrein in U.S.

2015-04-21 23:04:31

SWS Environmental Services is excited to once again be a part of Texas’ premier environmental education forum - the 2015 annual conference at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

2015-04-21 23:01:26

DrivePak HVAC Upgrade Achieves Energy Efficiency Milestone Plano, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 NexRev Inc., experts in improving the energy efficiency

2015-04-21 16:27:41

Former Chief Development Officer of DentalOne Partners to Lead and Grow Hybrid ER/Urgent Care Provider FRISCO, Texas, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy ER & Urgent Care (LER)

2015-04-21 16:20:55

Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau advertising campaign encourages airplane passengers to discover Dallas mid-air DALLAS, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to

2015-04-21 12:42:53

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America visible light communication technology market report defines and segments the concerned market for visible

2015-04-21 12:42:42

AUSTIN, Texas, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin ISD recently completed a successful soft launch of TEAMS(TM) Online Student Registration & Enrollment to a select number of campuses


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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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