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2014-10-22 12:29:47

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP14-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Chicago, Ill. Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Research Forum will be held in Room W474A of McCormick Place West Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 27(th) and from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on...

2014-10-22 12:26:11

VP of client services is one of five outstanding alumni recognized by Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mat Threadgill, vice president of client services at Standing Dog Interactive and a respected industry innovator, has been named an outstanding alumnus by Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141022/153640 The Outstanding Alumni Awards...

2014-10-22 12:23:52

Governor Rick Perry Encourages Education Efforts to Improve Safety in Texas AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Governor Rick Perry issued a proclamation commending efforts to enhance public safety and promote consumer awareness on the proper installation of yellow Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST). Governor Perry also encouraged further education on the need to properly bond yellow CSST in houses that contain the product. Yellow CSST is a flexible...

2014-10-22 08:39:08

Innovative New Product, Shift, Makes Moving Virtual Machines As Simple As 'Drag and Drop' AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cloudtools officially announced the launch of the company and availability of its first product, Shift, designed to revolutionize the process of moving virtual machines between cloud platforms and virtualized environments. As part of the announcement, Cloudtools also announced the opening its headquarters in Austin, Texas, where CEO, Sam Cece...

2014-10-22 00:20:47

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2014-10-21 23:15:32

The portable VenaPro system helps prevent post-operative Deep Vein Thrombosis Irving, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The leading podiatry specialists at North Texas Foot & Ankle are proud to introduce VenaPro, a portable device designed to help prevent post-operative Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which occurs when a blood clot forms in one or more deep veins, typically in legs. Designed by DJO Global, a global provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular...

2014-10-21 23:15:30

Medicine in Motion identifies the harmful effects of sleep deprivation and what a person can do at home to combat sleepless nights. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Everyone suffers from a bad night’s sleep now and again, but those whose sleep is regularly disturbed know firsthand the effects can be far-reaching. Not only does irregular sleep make a person feel tired, but it also affects their long-term health. Lack of sleep is a stressor to the body’s systems that can:...

2014-10-21 23:12:29

Loop1 Systems partners with Ayehu, the industry's leading IT process automation solution provider Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Austin, Texas based Loop1 Systems Inc., a leading global IT Services company, has announced their reseller partnership with Ayehu Inc., the industry’s leading provider of enterprise class, lightweight IT process automation solutions. Ayehu is the developer of eyeShare™, a secure, on-premise IT process automation solution that integrates with the...

2014-10-21 23:05:50

Hazardous materials responders are training for real life scenarios at the new Environment Health and Safety Training Center. Employees and clients receive training to better prepare them for any scenario encountered. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 SWS Environmental Services (SWSES) is proud to announce the recent completion and opening of its Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Training Center located in Fort Worth, Texas. This 4,000 square foot training facility,...

2014-10-21 20:20:28

Thomas Anderson Appointed Chief Executive Officer IRVING, Texas, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exeter Finance Corp. today announced that Thomas Anderson, a financial services industry veteran, has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective November 3, 2014. Mark Floyd, who has served as Chief Executive Officer since 2010, will continue to serve on the Board of Directors and work with Mr. Anderson to ensure a smooth transition....


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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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