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2014-07-23 23:23:23

An oil and gas sector company in Kilgore, Texas expands with help from Kilgore Economic Development Corporation's incentives, workforce and natural resources. Maverick Well Services plans to double in size over the next five years. Kilgore, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Incentives James Abell has been so busy maintaining oil wells over the last four years as president of Maverick Well Services that he failed to realize he had a partner willing to pump incentives back to him through the...

2014-07-23 23:15:20

After a long search for the right HIPAA-secure mobile health communication solution, Docbook Enterprise is set to connect one of the largest physician networks in Texas into one real-time communication platform. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 DocbookMD, a HIPAA-secure mobile communication company, is in the process of deploying one of the largest physician-centric mobile communication solutions in Texas at Memorial Hermann Physician Network (MHMD) in Houston. Created by Austin-based...

2014-07-23 23:13:17

GN Solids Control System for oil gas drilling rig gets the CE markeing for entering the Europe market, gives the signal to show the Chinese made high standard drilling products are now accepting and popularizing in the developed countries. Houton,Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 GN Oil gas drilling solids control system complete line of products get the CE marking certificate for entering Europe market by DNV. Recent years, Chinese drilling equipment manufacturers are growing fast. Now more...

2014-07-23 23:10:54

Celebrates Northwest San Antonio Grand Opening with Donation to Earl Warren High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Northwest San Antonio facility at 7am today. The facility is located at 5530 Tezel Road, San Antonio, Texas and is open 24-7. “There is a need for additional access to emergency medical care in San Antonio and we look forward to providing high quality care to the local community here,” said Dr. Stephen Paulson,...

2014-07-23 23:04:03

G4S Technology Awarded $1.8 Million Dollar Contract to Upgrade Killeen Fort Hood Airport Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 G4S Technology, an award-winning security and communications integrator, has been awarded a $1.8M contract to upgrade security for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport located in Killeen, TX. The contract, signed in May 2014, includes a Command and Control center, Access Control, integration with the City’s existing Video Management System, and a five-year...

2014-07-23 16:24:32

New follower capabilities make managing multiple travelers simple SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripCase, Sabre's web and mobile travel application, is now making it easier for travel arrangers to stay in touch with travelers through new TripCase Follower capabilities. TripCase is the first travel itinerary app to give travel arrangers anywhere-access to the details of their travelers' trips including the latest itinerary updates....

2014-07-23 12:36:14

OMAHA, Neb., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G4S Technology, an award-winning security and communications integrator, has been awarded a $1.8M contract to upgrade security for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport located in Killeen, TX. The contract, signed in May 2014, includes a Command and Control center, Access Control, integration with the City's existing Video Management System, and a five-year maintenance agreement on the system, spare parts and back-up servers. A request for...

2014-07-23 12:32:39

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., one of the world's preeminent breast cancer experts will join The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center this fall. Jordan is considered the "Father of Tamoxifen," the groundbreaking therapeutic drug that has saved countless lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129913 As a professor in Breast Medical Oncology and Molecular and Cellular Oncology, Jordan will focus on the new biology of...

2014-07-23 12:24:46

Environmental Group Applauds Agency for Rejecting Emergency Propazine Use, Warns Agency of Foreseeable Dangers of Toxic Treadmill Agriculture WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied an emergency application to use a hazardous pesticide on 3 million acres of Texas cotton fields, after groups representing environmental, public health, and organic farm interests urged the agency to reject the request based on...

2014-07-23 08:37:49

Crest Capital Ventures Sees Bright Future Ahead for SmartZip's Industry Leading Predictive Marketing Solution PLEASANTON, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartZip Analytics, Inc. (www.smartzip.com), the leader in SaaS-based predictive marketing technology, today announced that it has secured $12M in a Series B financing round. The round was led by Crest Capital Ventures of Houston, TX, with participation from existing investors Claremont Creek Ventures and Intel Capital. The...


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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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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