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2014-09-16 16:25:24

DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Name shareholders Donald E. Godwin and Marilea Lewis, along with 10 additional attorneys from the Dallas and Houston offices of the trial and appellate law firm Godwin Lewis PC, are being honored on the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list of the state's top attorneys. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146447 "Our firm is home to a great number of truly outstanding attorneys who could have easily joined the 12 of us on this list," says Mr....

2014-09-16 12:36:54

DALLAS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE ReportsnReports

2014-09-16 12:36:37

The Woodlands, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Realtor Trey Dean is expanding his brand through the production of Trey Dean Properties' first ever video. The video highlights the unique attributes of The Woodlands Community, and showcases the founder's expertise in the region. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146378 The Woodlands is a master planned community north of Houston. It's home to businesses like Huntsman and Chevron Phillips,...

2014-09-16 12:28:08

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voted a Top Ten travel destination by Texas Highways, New Braunfels is packed with festivals, outdoor recreation, and music, music, music through fall. Come and Taste It with Texas' best winemakers and craft brewers at The Grapevine in the Gruene Historic District. There's Old Gruene Market Days (nearly 100 vendors offering uniquely crafted items, collectibles and packaged Texas foods), Yoga and Wine Tasting at Dry Comal Creek...

2014-09-16 12:23:33

Strong's Insurance Joins Texas-Based Agency Partnership AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Combined Agents of America, LLC (CAA) is pleased to announce further expansion into Kansas as Strong's Insurance, Inc. joins CAA as it's 52nd member. Specializing in agriculture and oil, the Strong family established the agency in Nashville, Kansas in 1921 by Earl W. Strong. CAA is a privately-held aggregator group committed to strengthening the independent insurance agency system...

2014-09-16 08:31:19

Serenity Tea Sips is pleased to announce President Cynthia Blair's participation along with featured speaker Dr. Nada Milosavljevic at Baylor Dallas, where they delved into Myths and Truths about Tea and Wellness. MESQUITE, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serenity Tea Sips (www.serenityteasips.com) is pleased to announce the participation of Cynthia Blair, President, healthcare practitioner and Certified Tea Specialist, at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas,...

2014-09-16 08:27:57

Half-Day Event Hosted by OneSpot to Offer Perspectives from Top Marketing Executives at Coca-Cola, Edelman, GE, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly-Clark, MasterCard, ZenithOptimedia and Many More AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneSpot, the content advertising company that combines content marketing with the power, data intelligence, and scale of online advertising, today announced Unify, the first conference focused exclusively on connecting content, audience and business...

2014-09-16 08:27:26

DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hammerle, Finley & Scroggins is pleased to announce today that three of the firm's attorneys have been recognized as Texas Super Lawyers, a prestigious designation bestowed to the state's top legal counsel by Super Lawyers Magazine. Virginia Hammerle, Mark L. Scroggins, and Robert S. Morris earned spots on the 2014 list of Texas Super Lawyers, an independent rating service of attorneys in more than 70 practice areas. Ms. Hammerle was listed...

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

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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