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2015-04-07 16:23:54

LAS VEGAS, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE: SWX) management will meet with energy equity analysts in Dallas and San Antonio, Texas, on April 9, 2015.

2015-04-07 16:23:20

DALLAS, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Breaking Free," the documentary film featuring the benefits of hydraulic fracturing, produced by Chris Faulkner, CEO and Chairman of Breitling Energy (OTCBB:

2015-04-07 16:23:18

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global paraxylene market is expected to reach a value of $100,813.9 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 11.3% during the

2015-04-07 12:31:33

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Hyperspectral Imaging market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of

2015-04-07 12:27:34

DALLAS, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Mavericks' mascots and dancers were part of an event celebrating the expansion of the Dallas ISD After School Meal Program.

2015-04-07 08:23:26

Unique Microgrid System Demonstrates Distributed Energy Resources and Improves Reliability for Oncor CHICAGO, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader

2015-04-06 23:03:51

The RRS-3 PowlVac is compatible with all standard PowlVac PV style circuit breakers with current ratings of 1200-3000A and allows technicians to remotely rack IN or OUT the PowlVac Type PV standard

2015-04-06 23:03:12

CANDY 5 HD II, the unique and popular handheld video magnifier for the visually impaired, has been recognized for outstanding design in an international product design competition.

2015-04-06 23:01:44

Leadership Team Expansion Reflects Agency’s Growing Health Care Practice Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 06, 2015 Crosswind Media & Public Relations,

2015-04-06 23:01:24

Approval allows additional testing to improve post-catastrophe claims response San Antonio (PRWEB) April 06, 2015 The Federal Aviation Administration


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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.