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2015-03-23 16:28:08

HOUSTON, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite many days of gray skies and rain during the 2015 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of 1,377,477 fans,

2015-03-23 16:26:38

Kennedy is imploring the Texas legislature to turn down proposed mandatory vaccination legislation; informed consent and parental choice should direct health decisions for children, not the government AUSTIN,

2015-03-23 16:25:07

SAN ANTONIO, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VLP) (the Partnership) has filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014 with

2015-03-23 16:24:44

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 20, 2015 NextDecade, LLC submitted an official request to the U.S.

2015-03-20 23:06:03

Pastor at the House of Yahweh writes document this week outlining what the Scriptures say are the Holy Days commanded to be kept. Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) March

2015-03-20 23:03:56

Website has given away almost $20,000 in quest to reach a million users. AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) March 20, 2015 The new bitcoin website

2015-03-20 23:00:24

Of these recognitions, the company was granted the “Lone Star” registered trademark, recognizing the unique services that Lone Star Analysis provides, and a stylized pennant logo type, which

2015-03-20 16:24:28

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trinity Basin Preparatory, a free public charter school district in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, held a groundbreaking ceremony this

spinal curvature
2015-03-20 09:23:50

Published in Evolution and Human Behavior, men prefer women with a “theoretically optimal angle of lumbar curvature”—or a 45.5 degree curve from back to buttocks—in their mate.


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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