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2014-09-26 23:08:42

McCann Security's cyber and physical security systems provide clients with cutting-edge security systems to protect both cyber and physical assets. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 McCann Investigations, a Texas-based private investigations firm is pleased to announce its new division McCann Security. McCann Security is a total solutions company that provides clients with both physical and logical security. With physical security systems that integrate access control, video...

2014-09-26 23:07:41

Milestone driven seed stage accelerator where we invest in startups, teach them about Evidence Based Entrepreneurship, and help founders brand and commercialize their innovations. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The Collide Village Accelerator Program (CVAP) has opened applications for its first class of startups. The CVAP will host six tech startups and provide them with $25K seed money, access to elite mentors, and other assistance during its four-month accelerator program....

2014-09-26 23:06:54

Celebrates Missouri City – Lakes Facility Grand Opening with Donation to Elkins High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Missouri City - Lakes facility at 7am today. The new facility is located at 4885 Highway 6, Missouri City, Texas 77459 and is open 24-7. “We are pleased to open our second facility in Missouri City and look forward to continuing to deliver the highest quality emergency medical care here,” said Dr....

2014-09-26 23:04:24

Houston’s newest aesthetic medical spa utilizes two CoolSculpting’s cold treatments to target and remove fat cells in half the time. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique is excited to be one of the first aesthetic practices in Texas to provide two non-surgical fat reduction CoolSculpting machines. Unlike many offices that can only treat one area in an hour, Mirror Mirror has the ability to address two treatment areas at the same time. The beauty...

2014-09-26 23:03:21

Since Opening, Victory Medical Center Craig Ranch Launched Pediatric Unit and Has Performed more than 2,000 Surgeries McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Victory Medical Center Craig Ranch celebrates its one-year anniversary of serving the McKinney, Texas, community this month. The specialized surgical hospital provides a first-class level of care and comfort in select surgical fields ranging from highly specialized neck and spine to bariatric and more. “Our model of one-to-one...

2014-09-26 16:22:04

DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports recently released by the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) held no surprises for the oil and gas industry. Shawn Bartholomae praised, as the supreme oil and gas producing state, Texas continues to amaze the industry with its dominating position. The EIA report confirmed that Texas has doubled its oil production in the last three years with increases for every consecutive month since early 2011. Shawn Bartholomae, CEO of Prodigy...

2014-09-26 16:20:39

New XTS sedan features plenty of room and performance SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cavender Cadillac has finally taken delivery of the 2015 Cadillac XTS in San Antonio, TX. The new Cadillac sedan is available for customers to view and take for a test drive today at the Cavender Cadillac showroom. By Cadillac's own admission, the 2015 XTS is among the most technologically advanced full-size luxury sedans the company has ever rolled off an assembly line. Almost...

2014-09-26 12:28:03

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2014-09-26 08:23:34

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2014-09-26 08:20:36

Mac Haik Ford DeSoto gears up for arrival of 2015 Ford Mustang in Dallas, Texas DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers searching for information on the new 2015 Ford Mustang can sometimes have difficulty finding what they are looking for. One Ford dealership is looking to change that by giving its customers a detailed and informative webpage designed specifically for the 2015 Ford Mustang release. Mac Haik Ford DeSoto, a Ford dealership in Dallas, Texas, now offers...

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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