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2014-07-17 16:22:20

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston American Energy Corp. (NYSE MKT: HUSA) today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has reversed the District Court's prior dismissal of the previously disclosed securities class action lawsuit brought against the company. The appellate court ruling focused on the sufficiency of the pleadings in the case, made no determination regarding the merits of the factual allegations, and remanded the case to the...

2014-07-17 12:34:09

Sabre driving a faster pace of innovation in travel with hackathon and Sabre Dev Studio developer tools SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation is hosting a hackathon to challenge developers to create apps that could revolutionize the travel industry. The hackathon, to be held on Aug. 1-2, is a 24-hour, non-stop challenge for developers to use Sabre's new APIs along with other open technology providers in order to create a working application prototype....

2014-07-17 12:21:47

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF), and the Governor's Office of Aerospace and Aviation today announced a collaboration in support of entrepreneurial ventures in Texas seeking to use the International Space Station (ISS) for development of innovative commercial projects capable of improving life on Earth. Through this unique collaboration, CASIS will...

2014-07-17 08:35:18

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zirtual, an online service that matches busy professionals and entrepreneurs with vetted and trained, dedicated virtual assistants, has named Sonny Garcia the company's new Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Mr. Garcia will be leading Zirtual's growth strategy, sales, and marketing initiatives. Mr. Garcia hails from an extensive background in business development, having spent the past 15 years expanding market growth...

2014-07-17 08:24:08

DALLAS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today announced second quarter production, an increase to its previous production and capital expenditure outlook for 2014, an increase in its horizontal inventory, an expanded borrowing base under its credit facility, updated hedging and liquidity positions, and an update to its drilling operations. Highlights -- Strong Production Growth - Q2 2014 average daily production increased...

2014-07-17 08:24:05

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caprock Oil, Inc. (OTC: ROKO.OB) has announced that it has entered into a participation agreement with private Houston based Rio Bravo Energy Partners, LLC to acquire a 20 percent working interest in a proposed gas development project in the Goldman Field in Edwards County, Texas. Caprock acquired its working interest from Rio Bravo by the issuance of 120,000 shares of its restricted Common Stock, and by agreeing to assume the obligation for 20%...

2014-07-17 08:24:04

Executive Conference Call to be Held at 10 a.m. Eastern on July 31 SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, today announced that it will release its 2014 second quarter results and announce its cash distribution on Thursday, July 31, before the open of New York Stock Exchange trading. Chief Executive Officer Mark Pytosh and other executives will host a...

2014-07-16 23:11:38

After a drawn-out legal battle in Texas, a decision for the plaintiff was returned by the jury in the Microsoft wrongful termination lawsuit. LawyersandSettlements.com recently interviewed one of the plaintiff’s attorneys, Roy Pollack, to learn more about the case. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 After a three-year legal battle, plaintiff Michael Mercieca finally emerged victorious in his lawsuit against Microsoft Corporation (Michael Mercieca v. Tracy Rummel and Microsoft Corporation,...

2014-07-16 23:10:22

Coast 2 Coast LIVE presents: San Antonio edition San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 This event features Lil Fats, the CEO of Coast 2 Coast as well as celebrity guest judges, hosted by Danny Mixtape and music by DJ Q. Everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes the Coast 2 Coast LIVE San Antonio, TX Edition, July 17, 2014. We're working to bring together celebrity judges and industry professionals including DJs, Producers, A&Rs and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides both...

2014-07-16 23:04:56

Just weeks after breaking ground, momentum continues to grow as Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC announces that global law firm Sidley Austin LLP will lease approximately 75,000 square feet – and the prime top two-and-one-half floors – at McKinney & Olive, Crescent’s newest development in vibrant, pedestrian-oriented Uptown Dallas. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Just weeks after breaking ground, momentum continues to grow as Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC announces that...


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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