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2014-07-28 20:24:40

Takes helm of largest health system in North Texas effective Sept. 1 ARLINGTON, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of Texas Health Resources today announced the selection of Barclay E. Berdan, FACHE, as the next chief executive officer of the health system effective September 1. Berdan is replacing long-time CEO Doug Hawthorne, FACHE, who announced last January that he was stepping down from the CEO position. Board chair Anne T. Bass led the...

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2014-07-28 12:31:25

Service members stationed in California and Texas who are transitioning from the military are now eligible for the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy. REDMOND, Wash., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced that its Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA), a 16-week program that provides IT training to eligible U.S. active-duty transitioning service members, is now operating at Camp Pendleton in California and Fort Hood in Texas. The program was first...

2014-07-28 12:23:46

HOUSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post Oak Energy Capital, LP (Post Oak), through investment partnerships it manages, today announced that it committed to a $150 million line of equity to CP Exploration II, LLC (CPX). Funding from the commitment will be used for acquisitions and growth capital. CPX is a newly formed oil and gas company co-located in Dallas, TX and Lafayette, LA. The management team, led by CEO Tom Powell, has considerable experience drilling and developing...

2014-07-28 12:21:31

Refined features complement brawny performance on latest edition of powerful truck HUMBLE, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Unlike with most other vehicle segments, customers shopping for a heavy-duty pickup generally take a more even-handed approach to choosing between competing vehicles. Performance, after all, is the most telling characteristic for any heavy-duty work truck; all other frills rank as a distant second. However, one heavy-duty truck has managed to stock...

2014-07-28 08:29:34

Introducing a 4-star, boutique hotel as the anchor in the Atlas Town Center at Traditions to open 2Q 2016 BRYAN, Texas and COLLEGE STATION, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlas hotel theatlashotel.com will be a 177-key, 4-star boutique hotel in the heart of The Atlas Town Center at Traditions in Bryan, Texas. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/130455 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/130454 As the first hotel within ATLAS, The Atlas...

2014-07-28 08:24:16

IRVING, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) announced today that management will participate in the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference in New York City. Randall C. Stuewe, Darling's Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on August 13, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Mr. Stuewe will also be presenting at the 34(th) Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on August 14(th) at 8:30 a.m. at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. Both...

2014-07-28 08:21:09

Don't Let Losing Your Car Keys Ruin Your Family's Summer Vacation AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the temperature is sizzling and the kids are out on summer break, it is vacation season in Texas. And, according to Orbitz, 77 percent of Americans are planning on taking a vacation this summer. And nearly half of those vacations are with the kids and that usually means a road trip. So load up your car and get going. But don't forget, that besides gassing up the...

2014-07-25 23:09:05

Celebrates Grand Opening with Donation to Lovejoy High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Southeast Allen facility at 7am today. The facility is located at 1836 E. Bethany Road, Allen, Texas and is open 24-7. “Our promise to our neighbors in Allen is that we will deliver high quality emergency medical care as efficiently and expeditiously as possible,” said Dr. Gorav Bohil, Facility Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room...

2014-07-25 23:08:25

Jim Sturm Selected as a Finalist in the Emerging Company CEO Award Category Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade organization in Texas, has named Jim Sturm, CEO and President of Brierley+Partners, a finalist in the Emerging Company CEO category as part of the 14th Annual Tech Titans Awards. Tech Titans are recognized as outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made...

2014-07-25 23:05:41

Brooklyn's Reactive wins first-ever Digital Campaign of the Year at industry’s top honors for indie and small agencies with less than 150 employees. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 San Francisco's MUH-TAY-ZIK|HOF-FER last night was named Small Agency of the Year at the 2014 Ad Age Small Agency Awards, the premier honors saluting outstanding work created by independent shops with 150 or fewer employees. The Small Agency Awards were launched six years ago by Ad Age, the leading...


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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  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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