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2014-10-24 12:21:24

Students explore career fields in transportation industries DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport's 11th annual Aviation & Transportation Career Expo attracted more than 3,000 students interested in learning about potential careers in the aviation and transportation fields. Hosted by DFW Airport, American Airlines, the Federal Aviation Administration and Tarrant County College, the Aviation and Transportation Career...

2014-10-23 23:13:09

Brian Beckcom of Houston-based law firm VB Attorneys, who represented half the crew of the Maersk Alabama who were attacked by Somali pirates in 2009, is representing Captain Thomas, who was kidnapped off his ship in the Gulf of Guinea and held hostage, tortured, and malnourished for 18 days. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Captain Wren Thomas, an American ship captain, has filed a lawsuit (1) against his employer as a result of a piracy and kidnapping event that occurred one year...

2014-10-23 23:12:09

Roman Rosas will be heading up this effort as Director of the Southwest Regional office. Mr. Rosas has 15 years of experience in Litigation Technology Support working with firms on large, complex, litigation trials across the country. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Legal Concierge Inc., (LCI®) is announcing their Grand Opening in Austin, Texas. The grand opening will take place on October 27, 2014 at the new location on Brazos Street. Austin, 2014- Legal Concierge Inc., (LCI®) grand...

2014-10-23 23:11:59

San Antonio Senior Living Community Rebrands and Opens Eligibility San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 After 50 years of serving retired military officers and their families, Air Force Village has expanded its eligibility to include all former military personnel as well as seniors without a military background. As part of the transition, the two campuses located in San Antonio will now be known as Blue Skies of Texas. “We’ve experienced tremendous growth in our five decades of...

2014-10-23 23:09:15

Independent lab confirms technology breakthrough that changes the game for military and aerospace product development. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Specialty touch screen and display manufacturer, Touch International, confirmed today their latest MulTI-Touch line of high performance projected capacitive sensors passes military and aerospace EMI/RFI requirements. This will have huge benefits for engineers looking to integrate multi-touch projected capacitive touch technology into...

2014-10-23 23:01:16

First-of-its-kind agreement between national cancer care leader and NJ’s largest multispecialty physician group Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Summit Medical Group and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a letter of intent to develop a joint, outpatient cancer center, as an extension of MD Anderson’s partnership with Cooper University Health Care, that will provide an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to oncology care in northern New...

2014-10-23 12:30:32

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2014-10-23 12:23:46

Thanks to Conservation Easement Donated by GDF SUEZ VICTORIA, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning the Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA), and GDF SUEZ Energy North America joined with county officials, the Boy Scouts, and other community organizations to invite local residents, school groups, photography clubs, and other outdoor enthusiasts to visit a large conservation easement donated by GDF SUEZ's Coleto Creek Power Plant....

2014-10-23 12:21:45

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interjet officially began flight operations in Houston, Texas today as the airline celebrated the landing of its inaugural flight connecting Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Monterrey International Airport (MTY) in Monterrey, Mexico. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154016 The airline will now offer passengers a choice between two daily flights Monday through Friday and one daily flight on...

2014-10-23 08:39:28

- Record Quarterly Sales of $2.71 Billion, Up 11% LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE: RS) today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151163 Third Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights -- Sales were a record $2.71 billion, up 10.7% from $2.44 billion in the third quarter of 2013 and up 3.4% from our prior record sales of $2.62 billion in the...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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