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2014-10-14 12:29:08

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Out of the Darkness Annual Walk Cities Selected for 2015 NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is proud to announce the cities where its two Out of the Darkness Overnight Walks will be held in 2015. The Dallas Overnight will be held on April 25, 2015; and the Boston Overnight will be held on June 27, 2015. Suicide is a serious issue for both Massachusetts and Texas as it is the...

2014-10-14 12:28:59

Saad Dinno, RPh, FIACP, FACA, of Massachusetts Recognized as an Ambassador for Compounding Pharmacists HOUSTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PCCA has named Saad Dinno, RPh, FIACP, FACA, co-owner of Acton Pharmacy, in Acton, MA, West Concord Pharmacy, in Concord, MA, and Keyes Drugs in Newton, MA, as its Dr. M. George Weber 2014 Compounding Pharmacist of the Year. The award, which is given annually to an independent pharmacist who has demonstrated service excellence to...

2014-10-14 08:42:28

WebWorks has filled a huge gap in the technical communication industry by combining the functionalities of GitHub and Dropbox for technical communicators. Austin, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebWorks has officially announced the release of CloudDrafts, a collaborative file-sharing and publishing system specifically for technical communicators. In the collaborative solutions industry, there are simple solutions (e.g., Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, and others) or complex version...

2014-10-14 08:29:15

New Price Point Takes Step Towards Making Precision-Guided Firearms Available for All Hunters and Shooters PFLUGERVILLE, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrackingPoint(TM), creator of the world's first and only Precision-Guided Firearm systems, is now offering its most affordable Precision-Guided Firearm. Delivering now, the $7495 precision-guided 5.56 semi-automatic rifle locks onto targets out to a one-third mile range with targets moving as fast as 10MPH. "We see a day in...

2014-10-14 08:29:14

Three New Precision-Guided Rifles Support TrackingPoint ShotGlass(TM) PFLUGERVILLE, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrackingPoint(TM), creator of the world's first and only Precision-Guided Firearm (PGF) systems, introduces new semi-automatic rifles that utilize fighter jet lock-and-launch technology enabling shots once considered beyond human ability. The new semi-autos enable you to make routine shots on targets moving up to 15mph out to ranges of more than one half mile....

2014-10-14 08:29:12

ShotGlass(TM), the Google Glass(TM) of hunting and shooting, enhances the precision-guided shooting experience via a built-in camera and high definition video display. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrackingPoint(TM), creator of the world's first and only Precision-Guided Firearm (PGF) systems, today announces the world's first weapon-integrated digital shooting glasses, ShotGlass(TM). The new digital shooting glasses allow you to routinely make extraordinary shots from...

2014-10-14 04:22:28

6 in 10 do not believe the ACA has affected them, while a worryingly large share of consumers cannot afford to cover their entire out-of-pocket health expenses. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite more than $73 billion of federal government spending on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since 2010 and with just one month to go before open enrollment begins on November 15(th), a majority of Americans still do not appear to understand the impact and implications of the...

2014-10-13 23:08:06

New website serves as an extensive informational resource about all aspects of egg donation while offering ease of navigation to users. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The Donor Solution, a Texas-based egg donation agency, launched a new website this week that is specially optimized for its audience providing a more streamlined look while increasing the amount of information about the egg donation process. The new site offers extensive information about egg donation including a...

2014-10-13 23:07:45

Shayne D. Moses named one of the twelve “2014 Power Attorneys” by the Fort Worth Business Press Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The Fort Worth law firm of Moses, Palmer & Howell, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that one of its named partners, Shayne D. Moses, has been named one of the twelve “2014 Power Attorneys” by the Fort Worth Business Press. Each Power Attorney is chosen by an independent panel of judges. Their selection is based on reputation, professional...

2014-10-13 23:04:39

Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the addition of Empower Insurance (http://www.empowerins.com) to its instant binding online technology in TurboRater for Websites, its online consumer portal, in Texas. Carrollton, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a leading provider of marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today the...


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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.