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2014-07-21 20:21:38

HOUSTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Chronicle Media Group, publisher of the Houston Chronicle, La Voz, Chron.com and HoustonChronicle.com, announced today that it intends to begin the process to relocate its workforce to a state-of-the-art campus in Southwest Houston. As part of this process, the company will solicit bid requests for architectural and engineering services for its future campus. In addition, it will be exploring alternatives for its downtown facility....

2014-07-21 16:22:42

DALLAS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunt Consolidated, Inc. is pleased to announce the additions of David Campbell as the new President of Hunt Utility Services and Brant Meleski as the new Chief Financial Officer of Hunt Utility Services. Mr. Campbell and Mr. Meleski will also serve as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, respectively, of InfraREIT, LLC, a real estate investment trust that owns utility assets in Texas and is externally managed by Hunt Utility...

2014-07-21 16:22:29

- Revenue of $524.7 million, up 7.2% THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced its results for the second quarter of 2014. Revenue in the second quarter totaled $524.7 million, a 7.2% increase over revenue of $489.4 million in the year ago period. Operating income was $118.7 million compared to $93.1 million in the second quarter of 2013. Adjusted EBITDA* in the current year period was $182.5 million, up 7.7%...

2014-07-21 12:30:32

tw telecom to connect five locations across Texas; provide 100 mb Business Ethernet and Internet to help meet the demand for high volume traffic and inter-site communications DALLAS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced it was selected by Briggs Freeman, the oldest privately held boutique real estate firm in Dallas, to provide a full suite of networking solutions for its five Dallas...

2014-07-21 08:25:05

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) today released its inaugural corporate responsibility report. The report highlights the Company's commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices in its areas of operations, governance, safety and environmental stewardship as well as workforce development and community support. A digital version of the report is available at www.newfield.com/CR. Newfield's...

2014-07-21 08:23:49

Marketwiise.com removes the confusion and complexity of options and competition in commercial energy purchases, providing Texas business owners with substantial savings AUSTIN, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded in January 2014, Marketwiise is an innovative online platform designed to help home and business owners make sense of their energy purchase options in deregulated areas. After releasing their residential site earlier this year, Marketwiise rolled out a platform this...

2014-07-18 23:07:23

TexasFile announces courthouse records search engine with unprecedented all-county access to land records, liens, mineral appraisals and more. New feature simultaneously searches official public records from over 200 Texas county courthouses. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 TexasFile, the online portal to Texas official public records, announces the release of a new search function on their site allowing users to research over 200 Texas counties simultaneously. With this...

2014-07-18 23:07:00

Dr. Yusuf Mosuro will be in attendance at the American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography Level 3 workshop in Chicago this upcoming September. Bellaire, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Dr. Yusuf Mosuro, a leading pain management doctor in Bellaire, Texas, is excited to announce that he will be traveling to Chicago, Illinois to attend the American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography’s (AAPMU) Level 3 Advanced Spine Techniques in Pain Medicine Including RFA Procedures workshop from...

2014-07-18 23:05:19

North Texas Indoor Trampoline Park wins for ‘Best Parent’s Night Out’ Category in Frisco STYLE Magazine. Frisco, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 It’s Friday night, you’ve worked a punishing 40+ hour work week and all you want to do is relax and have a little quality time with your sweetie. On the other side of the house, your children are bursting with energy after sitting in the house for the last five days. The compromise? According to a recent survey conducted in North Texas, Urban...

2014-07-18 23:03:37

Ticket Down announces that they have cut ticket prices across the board for Luke Bryan at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX. This well-known ticket source has front row seats, VIP seats, floor seating, parking passes for Luke Bryan in San Antonio and they are also offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo code LUKE-BRYAN-2014 for added savings. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for affordable Luke Bryan tickets at the AT&T Center...


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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