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2014-09-16 08:26:14

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, Inc. announces its latest victories in its current string of successes in NPE cases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090204/LA66605LOGO Without any payment or settlement, Lochner Technologies dismissed its patent case against VIZIO with prejudice. "The Federal Circuit's recent guidance regarding the proper claim construction for Lochner's expired patent would have inevitably led the district court to exclude all of VIZIO's accused...

2014-09-16 08:23:52

DALLAS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE RnR Market Research

2014-09-16 08:23:02

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skye Petroleum, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SKPO) is pleased to announce that revenues will exceed $500,000 in the third quarter of 2014, an increase of more than ten times the prior year's third quarter. Also, as of this date, sales in 2014 have increased nearly eight times sales through the first three quarters of 2013. Skye received large orders for its Skye Chem Wax Dispersant paraffin technology (WD-RTU), which was delivered into the...

2014-09-15 23:07:51

CatZombies.com announced today the launch of its first Kickstarter campaign. The campaignʼs goal is to raise $85,000 for the development of an iOS app game called “Cat Zombies - One Night…Nine Lives!” Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The $85,000 to be raised in the Kickstarter campaign will fund the development of the game, which is designed to be played on the iPad by both humans and cats! The game will have simple, engaging gameplay that will test you and your cat’s...

2014-09-15 23:05:23

Seasoned experts join the firm’s Houston, Dallas and San Antonio offices Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 MWH Global, the premier solutions provider focused on water and natural resources,today announced the hiring of David A. Irvine as Texas wastewater practice leader and Southeast Texas area manager. Based in Houston, Irvine will lead the Southeast Texas area water and wastewater operations for MWH. He brings 25 years of experience in the technical, management and development...

2014-09-15 16:27:05

'Texas Songwriter U' Puts Out Call For Entries in its Inaugural Songwriting Competition AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Heritage Songwriters' Association, in collaboration with country music artist Jack Ingram and The ASCAP Foundation, today launched Texas Songwriter U (TxSU). TxSU is an educational program and songwriting competition which serves to identify the best young adult songwriters in Texas, while improving upon the quality and quantity of...

2014-09-15 12:27:54

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care services company, today recognized more than 200 health care providers across the country that have demonstrated excellence in lowering costs through the use of IMPACT Standardization Programs(TM). Winners included members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista Inc. who participated in all standardization categories or obtained significant value in rebates. Novation honored organizations...

2014-09-15 12:24:36

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Archive of the Moving Image -- Have you heard of the Snake King of Brownsville from the 1910s? What about his nine year-old, lion tamer son, Manuel, who was touted as the World's Youngest Animal Trainer in the 1930s? The Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) is providing a glimpse into Brownsville's past at the Brownsville History Harvest! We are excited to bring the award-winning Texas Film Round-Up back to Brownsville. Beginning...

2014-09-15 08:22:43

HerbalGram cover article addresses impacts of environmental variation on botanical quality and activity AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chemistry, taste, and health effects of tea can vary with changes in climate, says a new article published by the nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC). Recent research by Selena Ahmed, PhD, on climate change and its effects on the phytochemical compounds in tea (Camellia sinensis) is part of an extensive study...

2014-09-15 08:20:31

LAREDO, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding the importance of giving back to the community, on Thursday, September 11, C.R. England donated over 700 backpacks, along with $15 Walmart vouchers to purchase school supplies, to students in United and Laredo Independent School Districts in Laredo, TX. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140914/145996 A press event was held at Texas A&M International University with students representing both school districts...


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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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