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2015-04-17 23:02:13

Baptist Health and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a partnership agreement designed to transform oncology care in northeast Florida and southeast Georgia.

2015-04-17 23:02:00

Joe Jones, CEO of Skyonic Corporation accepts the award from the Alamo Area Council of Governments, on behalf of Capitol SkyMine, at the San Antonio Earth Day Celebration. Austin,

2015-04-17 23:01:33

With a mission to change the communities in which it is inserted, DeNeve Insurance Agency begins a new charity campaign in Texas.

2015-04-17 23:01:31

Campaign also leads to 88 students giving up their birthdays for Birthday Marathon fundraiser. Sulphur Springs, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 From the

2015-04-17 23:01:17

Introducing Camera to Provide Live Feed of City at 470 Feet Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 Reunion Tower has paired up with

2015-04-17 16:24:55

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America torque sensor market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of

2015-04-17 12:21:32

City of San Antonio reminds Fiesta-goers to enjoy a green, fit and friendly celebration SAN ANTONIO, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fiesta San Antonio, the citywide celebration

2015-04-17 12:21:28

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Polystyrene market is expected to reach a value of $5,730 million by 2018, estimated to register a

2015-04-17 12:20:24

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American commercial aviation aircraft seating market is estimated to grow to $3,546.8 million by 2019 at a CAGR

2015-04-17 08:20:38

3,800+ items from close to 500 sellers sold at two-day unreserved public auction in Houston, Texas HOUSTON, TX, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros.


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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