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2014-10-27 12:29:38

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help further the growth and market presence of HM Stop Loss in Texas, effective July 28, Arwen Mallet joined HM Insurance Group (HM) as a director of stop loss sales. In her position, she manages a portion of HM's business in the Texas market and is responsible for maintaining existing business, generating new business revenue and growing a profitable book of business in her region. "We are pleased Arwen has joined the HM sales team," Dan...

2014-10-27 12:24:37

DALLAS, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE MarketsandMarkets

2014-10-27 08:28:30

Leading skincare company engages experts in dermatology and microbiology for expertise in skin health and research ADDISON, TX, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Nerium International(TM), a leader in age-defying skincare products, announces the establishment of a Scientific Advisory Board, comprised of the following notable scientists and dermatologists: Dr. Adam Friedman, Dr. Neal Bhatia, Dr. Mira Stotland, Marie Bertrand, Dr. Debra J. Wattenberg and Dr. Karthik Krishnamurthy. The mission of the...

2014-10-27 08:24:49

Molecule New Water Technologies has announced the opening of a new store in Marble Falls, Texas. The company provides a number of new water technologies to individuals and businesses throughout the United States, particularly for those who wish to utilize environmentally sound practices for a variety of issues requiring clean and pure water. MARBLE, Texas, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Molecule New Water Technologies, a company specializing in a wide variety of new water...

2014-10-27 08:21:36

Online automotive research provides the information needed to buy a new car in Texas HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mac Haik Auto Group is a new and used car dealership in Texas that prides itself on always being at the forefront of the auto industry. The dealership has separated itself from its competition by offering the best customer service and the lowest automotive pricing on new and used cars in Texas. The auto group's next step to continue its incredible...

2014-10-26 23:02:02

The assets of St. Anthony’s Hospital in Houston, Texas will be sold at auction by order of the United States Bankruptcy Court. Centurion Service Group, the world's largest medical auction house, will be conducting the simulcast auction on November 4, 2014. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 26, 2014 The assets of St. Anthony’s Hospital in Houston, Texas will be sold at auction by order of the United States Bankruptcy Court. All medical equipment in the 45 bed acute care hospital will be...

2014-10-25 12:20:15

DFW contractor partners donate and build new exhibit DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport dedicated two new displays at DFW's Founders Plaza airport observation area today honoring the over 500 local corporate, business and community organizations and the thousands of volunteers who took part in the "Welcome Home A Hero" program to personally greet incoming troops at DFW when the formal program was in operation from 2004...

2014-10-24 23:05:54

Pariveda Houston continues to build an award winning office. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Pariveda Solutions, a leading provider of strategic consulting services and technology solutions expertise, is pleased to announce they have made the Houston Business Journal’s Best Places to Work List. Pariveda celebrated with other winners at the event at the Hilton American’s Hotel. The full list will be published in a special publication of the HBJ. The Houston office led by Mike...

2014-10-24 23:01:22

JB Knowledge Technologies, Inc., technology solutions provider to the construction, risk management, and insurance industries, honored for second year in a row at both the Aggie 100 and LSU 100. Bryan/College Station, TX and Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 JBKnowledge, an information technology services and products provider to the construction, risk management, and insurance industries continues to exhibit a strong entrepreneurial spirit by being recognized at both Mays Business...

2014-10-24 16:22:00

Mac Haik Georgetown makes it easy to find a new Jeep in Dallas, Texas DALLAS, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A Jeep brand vehicle is one of the most famous and recognizable automobiles in the entire industry. Even in the beginning of their development, drivers knew that Jeep was going to be a very special kind of vehicle. In recent years Jeep has been designing and building the greatest SUVs and crossovers in the auto industry. A Jeep's versatility, capability and off-road...


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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