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2014-08-20 20:22:32

Top Texas Product Makers Win $70,000 in Cash Prizes HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creators of unique products from the Lone Star State are relishing the sweet taste of success as winners of H-E-B's Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest. A panel of expert judges narrowed a field of 25 to four finalists on Aug. 19 and 20 at the Houston Food Bank, and the winners received cash prizes totaling $70,000 and consideration for coveted space on H-E-B shelves in 2015....

2014-08-20 08:21:09

Mac Haik Ford DeSoto now carries 2015 Ford Explorer in Dallas area DALLAS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers searching for a new SUV in Texas have a tendency to lean toward the one that gives them the power, performance and versatility they need. There are many SUV shoppers who have not heard about all the offerings the new 2015 Ford Explorer has to share but one Ford dealership near Dallas, Texas is looking to change all of that. Photo -...

2014-08-20 08:21:05

Mac Haik Georgetown awaiting arrival of 2015 Jeep Wrangler in Austin, Texas AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Off-road driving enthusiasts have been patiently waiting for the 2015 Jeep Wrangler release date and information about the new Jeep Wrangler model. While consumers are still months away from seeing the new 2015 Jeep Wrangler show up on new car lots, there is one Jeep dealership starting to prepare its customers for its arrival. Mac Haik Georgetown, a Jeep...

2014-08-19 23:11:59

Invisible Authentication Will Secure Employee Paychecks, W2s, Personal Information Austin, tX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Toopher, the invisible online security company, is pleased today to announce that its technology has been deployed by University of Texas at Austin to secure its 24,000 faculty and staff. With Universities more frequently targets of malice, UT is taking a proactive approach to protecting its employees’ sensitive payroll data with the Toopher two-factor authentication...

2014-08-19 23:08:55

Fifty million investment over 10 years will help create new model of patient-centered cancer care. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The LIVESTRONG Foundation announced today at a press conference on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin that it will be launching the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes to create an original model of patient-centered cancer care in partnership with the Dell Medical School. Building on its 17 years as the voice for and service provider to cancer...

2014-08-19 23:08:03

Industry veteran Elijah Rosenfeld joins Elijah Ltd. as Southwest Regional Director, based in Austin Texas. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Elijah Ltd., a leading provider of legal technology solutions, announced today that Elijah Rosenfeld has joined as its Director for the Southwest Region. Mr. Rosenfeld, an industry veteran with 17 years of litigation support experience, previously served as a Vice President of Advanced Discovery. He has a successful history of consulting with...

2014-08-19 12:32:12

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre today announced the appointment of two executives to lead key enterprise account and strategy roles for Sabre Hospitality Solutions. St. John Murphy, vice president for Enterprise Accounts, will be responsible for developing enterprise accounts and Christopher Donnellon will serve as vice president of Strategy & Planning. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Murphy is a highly respected and seasoned...

2014-08-19 12:28:46

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. announced today it will host a series of free webinars focused on different aspects of health care supply chain management to help supply chain leaders manage the need to reduce costs. The webinars will be led by VHA experts and health system supply chain leaders who will share best practices on topics ranging from internal stakeholder engagement to local sourcing. The webinar series is open to all hospitals and health systems nationwide,...

2014-08-19 12:23:27

HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE: OII) announced today that Marvin J. Migura, Executive Vice President, will have a group meeting with institutional investors at the Morgan Stanley Summer Houston Energy Summit in Houston, TX on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. There will be no formal conference presentation or handout. Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore oil and gas...

2014-08-19 12:21:11

Houston-area dealership welcomes 2015 models of Versa sedan and Versa Note hatchback HUMBLE, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In its mission to provide stylish and fuel-efficient vehicles to drivers in the Houston area, one local auto dealership's latest offerings now have shoppers seeing double. Robbins Nissan, located in the community of Humble, Texas, has recently seen the debuts of both the 2015 Nissan Versa sedan and the 2015 Nissan Versa Note hatchback, two models...


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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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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