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2014-10-15 12:26:29

- Program educates students on workforce readiness and financial literacy HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 150 high school juniors and seniors from six area high schools got a lesson in financial education and learned about careers in sports management during a Business of Sports event at BBVA Compass Stadium yesterday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139263 The Business of Sports program, sponsored by BBVA Compass, Junior Achievement, the Houston Dynamo...

2014-10-15 08:36:27

Talent is needed in Houston, Texas and Orem, Utah for HostGator and Bluehost BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI), a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, today announced that its brands Bluehost and HostGator will be hosting job fairs to help make it easier for potential candidates to learn about available positions at the offices in Orem, Utah and Houston,...

2014-10-15 08:31:03

HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light and sound are two well-known physical phenomena critically important for human perception. Dr. Alexander Oraevsky has been awarded the first prize of the Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis 2014 for the invention and development of a new technique that utilized both light and sound for biomedical imaging. "By converting light into acoustic pressure under appropriate illumination conditions and then detecting the resulting ultrasonic...

2014-10-15 08:29:51

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program (BAP) is pleased to announce the addition of John H. Cardellina II, PhD, as Chief Technical Consultant and Associate Editor of the BAP. Dr. Cardellina is a renowned, highly respected natural products and botanicals expert. He most recently worked in research and development at McCormick & Co., Inc., where he conducted research on spice and herb quality and the development of new...

2014-10-15 08:24:04

HOUSTON, TX, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Letter from President to Shareholders Dear Fellow Shareholders, As you are currently aware Well Power, Inc. (the "Company") has entered into a licensing arrangement, (8-K filed January 22, 2014) with Canadian based ME Resource Corp, (MEC - CSE) owner of the MRU technology, Gas to Liquids conversion and associated intellectual property. We would like to thank our shareholders for their continued support and patience. Management is putting...

2014-10-15 08:21:23

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Go Green Smokeless Oil International, Inc. today announced the grand opening of their new prototype concept in environmentally friendly lube centers. Located at 13505B Ranch Road 620 N, on the north side of Austin, Texas, the new Go Green Oil Change Center is scheduled to open in mid-November. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141015/152213 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141015/152214LOGO In addition to their...

2014-10-15 08:20:36

International Travel Tops Consumer Lifetime "Bucket List" WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalization gives Americans access to information and goods from countries around the world, but with the rising costs of airfare, it's increasingly more difficult for them to experience different cultures first-hand. A new Omnibus national consumer survey conducted by Kelton, a global consumer insights firm, commissioned by Norwegian Air International (NAI), finds that the vast...

2014-10-14 23:15:46

October 15: Global Futurist Jack Uldrich to deliver keynote address at ABB/Thomas & Betts new product launch in Houston, TX. Uldrich will deliver his talk, "Breakthrough: Ten Technological Trends Transforming Tomorrow." Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Following on the heels of a highly successful keynote at the Emerson 2014 Global Users Exchange in Orlando, futurist and trend expert Jack Uldrich will deliver a series of keynotes for ABB/Thomas and Betts new product...

2014-10-14 23:15:44

Kerbi Elsenbroek joins Dermatology Alliance with extensive experience in patient care Coppell, Texas (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Dermatology Alliance is proud to announce the appointment of Kerbi Elsenbroek, PA-C MPAS as a Physician Assistant for their new office in Coppell, Texas. Elsenbroek joins Dermatology Alliance with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Texas Christian University and Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of North Texas. Elsenbroek has...

2014-10-14 23:14:33

The Children’s Environmental Health Network has received an EPA Region VI grant for the expansion of the Eco-Healthy Child Care® Program into Texas Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is excited to announce that it has received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region VI. With this funding, CEHN plans to expand the national Eco-Healthy Child Care® (EHCC) program into the state of Texas. EHCC...


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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