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2014-10-16 16:30:18

DALLAS, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jenny McCarthy will host the 1(st) annual "Saturday Night Spectacular" Celebrity golf tournament and VIP party on Saturday, October 18(th), 2014 benefiting Generation Rescue for Autism. The star studded extravaganza will feature Hollywood Celebrity guests including Donnie Wahlberg, Kevin Sorbo, Ashley Greene, John O'Hurley, Corey Feldman, Gary Valentine, Debbie Dunning, Kato Kaelin, Josh Henderson, Sam Hennings, Bruce Thomas, Kevin...

2014-10-16 16:28:09

CEC Entertainment, Inc. Purchases 147-store Pizza Chain from ACON Investments IRVING, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEC Entertainment, Inc. ("CEC"), the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese's stores, today announced that CEC has acquired Peter Piper Pizza ("Peter Piper"), a leading pizza and entertainment restaurant chain operating 32 company-owned locations and 115 franchises in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico,...

2014-10-16 12:29:26

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas joins community partners in statewide effort to help educate uninsured individuals about the Affordable Care Act RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) today launched a statewide education effort to help more than 6.2 million uninsured Texans find affordable health insurance options and begin to benefit from important medical services that meet their needs. Consumer education is essential to helping...

2014-10-16 12:22:07

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bob Hilliard, a Texas lawyer and one of the nation's key players in the pursuit of claims against GM filed an application for writ of habeas corpus to remove the charge of criminally negligent homicide from Candice Anderson's record. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152594 THE ACCIDENT Almost ten years ago Candice Anderson lost control of her 2004 Saturn ION while driving down a county road in East Texas in...

2014-10-16 12:20:58

PASADENA, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Faith Presbyterian Church in Pasadena, TX are protesting the Texas Dept. of Aging and Disability Services' (DADS) lack of oversight of what they claim are their church assets, along with the four-year retention of an elderly ordained Presbyterian pastor. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152549 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152550 Rev. John Stout, a former NASA chaplain and disabled...

2014-10-16 12:20:40

Texas dealership publishes model comparisons to website SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toliver Ford has been a popular choice for automobile shoppers for many years. One of the key reasons customers return to the family-run dealership is because Toliver Ford puts its patrons' wants and needs first. A prime example of this is Toliver Ford's commitment to providing vehicle analysis to its shoppers. Photo -...

2014-10-16 08:25:22

Thermostat Adjusts Based on User's Daily Activities - Helping Homeowners Save on Heating and Cooling Bills AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allure Energy, Inc., a smart technology provider based in Austin, Texas, announced today that EverSense®, a Wi-Fi enabled high-resolution color touchscreen thermostat, is now available at HomeDepot.com. The product features patented Proximity Control Technology(TM), which adjusts the thermostat's settings based on the users daily...

2014-10-16 08:25:09

The company will reveal it at the Permian Basin Trade Show to reaffirm it was conceived to create products and solutions outside the box HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merla, a Texas-based manufacturer and international provider of customizable valves and actuators, has launched a 3D simulation system as part of its new business proposition. The company, which has been in the industry for more than seven decades, will debut the innovative technology at the Permian Basin...

2014-10-16 08:25:06

Executive Conference Call to be Held at 10 a.m. Eastern on Oct. 30 SUGAR LAND, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, today announced that it will release its 2014 third quarter results and announce its cash distribution on Thursday, Oct. 30, before the open of New York Stock Exchange trading. Chief Executive Officer Mark Pytosh and other executives will host a...

2014-10-16 08:21:39

Well-rounded philosophy delivers complete dealership experience SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toliver Ford has been in existence since 1930. Throughout the past 85 years, the popularity of the dealership suggests it has learned a thing or two about the auto business. Toliver Ford's commitment to its customers has led it to become one of the most respected dealerships in all of northeast Texas. Photo -...


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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