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2014-12-17 23:10:31

Forbes Living, a groundbreaking and exciting talk show, will be broadcast on ION KPXD-TV in December. St.

2014-12-17 23:01:37

Dallas-based True Health Diagnostics is offering life-saving PLAC test and other advanced medical diagnostic screenings for early detection and heart disease treatment years earlier than possible

2014-12-17 16:22:14

HOUSTON, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE: EOG) (EOG) announced today that Mark G.

2014-12-17 12:27:02

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The second year of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance open enrollment period is underway from Nov. 15 to Feb. 15.

2014-12-17 12:23:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America oilfield communication market report defines and segments the Oilfield Communication market in North

2014-12-17 12:22:00

Request for proposal released for duty-free, shopping, dining and spa tenants at DFW's Terminal D DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Texas, Dec.

2014-12-17 12:20:50

Mac Haik Georgetown now carries new Jeep Patriot in Austin, Texas AUSTIN, Texas, Dec.

2014-12-17 08:35:22

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Major drivers for the implementation of the IT system in healthcare are growing need of consumers for improved efficiency


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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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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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