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2014-04-15 16:22:07

PACE Requests Feedback from Stakeholders Nationwide AUSTIN, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local governments, lenders, manufacturers, engineers, contractors, and commercial property owners are being asked for input on the final draft of policies, processes, and documents for use in launching the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program throughout Texas. The PACE financing program, which was signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry last June, allows commercial, industrial, and...

2014-04-15 12:33:48

AUSTIN, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CoinTerra, the market leader in ASIC Bitcoin mining solutions today announced that it has shipped its 5,000(th) TerraMiner just ten weeks after commencing production. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140128/MM54190-b Having delivered its March batch of pre-ordered TerraMiners, CoinTerra was able to ship the April batch of orders to retail customers ahead of schedule, and has now begun selling from stock. As a result of...

2014-04-15 08:26:59

SAN DIEGO and WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One America News Network, an emerging source for 24/7 credible national and international news, announced today that it has been added to the channel line-up of Consolidated Communications, Inc. (CCI) in its Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Texas markets. One America News Network is available to CCI customers in standard definition and high definition in the cable news neighborhood of the channel lineup. The high definition feed of...

2014-04-15 08:26:00

Vince Vance & the Valiants to do the twist into a historic world record on May 31 TYLER, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remember, "The Twist," that "can't get it out of your head" song by Chubby Checker that had everyone dancing like crazy. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/73171 Come on, baby, let's do the twistCome on, baby, let's do the twistTake me by my little hand and go like thisYeah, twist, baby, babyTwist, ooh yeah, just like thisCome on, little...

2014-04-15 08:24:55

Eberstein & Witherite gives to help build the new Bethlehem Community Center, which has provided resources for underprivileged kids in Fort Worth for 75 years. FORT WORTH, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- State Rep. Nicole Collier, an attorney with the Eberstein & Witherite law firm, joined Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Brooks and others at a groundbreaking ceremony for the reconstruction of the Bethlehem Community Center on Friday, April 4. The historic community...

2014-04-15 04:20:20

HOUSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group has acquired Cape Software ("Cape"), a Texas provider of simulation software and services for operator training and logic validation for SCADA and DCS industrial control systems used by the oil & gas and other process-based industries. Cape will become part of the MSi Kenny Products business within Wood Group Kenny. Cape's revenue for the year to December 31, 2013 was around $5 million. Cape's VP Link® software product, used to...

2014-04-14 23:10:53

McQuagge Will Assume Duties as CEO on June 30th Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The USHEALTH Group Board of Directors has announced that Troy McQuagge will become CEO of USHEALTH Group, Inc. effective June 30th, 2014 to coincide with the planned retirement of Ben Cutler. Mr. McQuagge will also retain his responsibilities as President of USHEALTH Group, Inc. and CEO and President of USHEALTH Advisors, LLC its wholly-owned career insurance agency (USHEALTH Advisors). Mr. Cutler...

2014-04-14 23:09:19

Sleep Restfully, Inc., a sleep therapy and oxygen therapy equipment & supplies company based in Houston, Texas announced today that it will be moving its corporate office and warehouse to 3100 Weslayan Street, Suite 373, Houston, Texas 77027. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Sleep Restfully, Inc., a sleep therapy and oxygen therapy equipment & supplies company based in Houston, Texas announced today that it will be moving its corporate office and warehouse to 3100 Weslayan...

2014-04-14 23:07:43

Honoring Clean Air Advocates & Alternative Fuel Transportation Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT) is proud to take part in the Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance (LSCFA) 20th Anniversary on April 15, 2014 at the Palmer Events Center. Not only is the event in celebration of the alliance's anniversary, but it is also a precursor to Earth Day. Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance, formerly known as Central Texas Clean Cities, is a Department of Energy (DOE)...

2014-04-14 23:04:51

Meet the Key Stakeholders Who Are Driving the Development of Texas Water Infrastructure Forward Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the water industry, has announced the Lone Star State Water Summit, scheduled on June 23-25, 2014 and will take place in Austin, TX. In November, Texas voters passed Prop 6 – enabling the state to create new accounts outside of General Revenue to fund water and...


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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