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2014-09-11 20:21:47

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InGenesis is proud to announce "Soaring to a Healthier Tomorrow," a luncheon fundraiser for the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) School of Osteopathic Medicine. The luncheon, set for Friday, Sept. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oak Hills Country Club, will feature UIW Medical School Founding Dean Dr. Robyn Madson, DO, MPH, as keynote speaker. Madson will share plans for the future of this exciting new addition to UIW with key...

2014-09-11 16:24:49

DALLAS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three attorneys from the Dallas appellate law boutique Hankinson LLP have been named among the state's top attorneys for 2014 by the publishers of Texas Super Lawyers. Noted attorney and law firm founder Deborah Hankinson and partners O. Rey Rodriguez and Rick Thompson were chosen for inclusion on the annual list of the state's top attorneys. An attorney and mediator, Ms. Hankinson also was singled out as one of the Top 10 and Top 100...

2014-09-11 16:24:27

For the sixth year in a row, Accudata Systems ranks #1 among Houston's top computer network and systems integrators with the highest local revenue in 2013. HOUSTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 5(th) the Houston Business Journal announced its list of the area's top 25 computer network and systems integrators. Among those recognized, Accudata Systems, an IT consulting and integration firm providing high-impact infrastructure services and integrated solutions,...

2014-09-11 16:24:19

RE/MAX Southwest Realty of Andrews, TX has been honored with a recognition by Realtrends.com in its selection of "America's Best Real Estate Agents: Texas." ANDREWS, Texas, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the July, 2014 issue of Realtrends.com published by Realtrends.com. RE/MAX Southwest Realty was selected for the following honor: "America's Best Real Estate Agents: Texas" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145498...

2014-09-11 16:24:17

KCOMM President and Organization Strategist Introduce New Brand Of Strategic Communications and Media Training For Texas State Legislators AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KCOMM President/Partner, Jeff Montejano and Organizational Strategist, Chuck Hahn were retained to conduct in depth communications training for the House Republican Caucus held in late August. The training included over 40 state legislators. Retreat speakers also included US Senator John Cornyn (TX),...

2014-09-11 16:22:06

Company's efforts help attract nearly $21 billion in projects to Gulf South, potentially creating more than 9,200 jobs NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) has been named one of the nation's Top 10 utilities in economic development for 2013 by Site Selection magazine. The company was chosen for its efforts to help attract nearly $21 billion in projects, which could result in as many as 9,200 jobs across its four-state service territory of...

2014-09-11 16:20:55

Texas dealership has sedans square off in an automotive skirmish SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As a dealership that has been around since the 1930s, Toliver Ford has made its name by providing area car buyers with outstanding vehicles and customer service. One of the ways the dealership has sought to help shoppers even more is by providing them research on specific Ford models on their website, www.toliverford.com. Sometimes these dedicated pages...

2014-09-11 16:20:50

Texas dealership touts a high MPG, low fuel cost inventory SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Customers often look for different strengths out of a vehicle when they are looking for their new car. While many may seek a large engine that is able to produce impressive horsepower and torque numbers, fuel economy has become one of the other aspects that sways car-buying decisions. Toliver Ford recently took an in-depth look at two of its most fuel-savvy auto...

2014-09-11 12:31:15

COVINGTON, Ga., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Wireless(TM), a cellular provider offering free phone service to income-eligible customers through the federal Lifeline program, has hired Susan J. Berlin as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Counsel. Berlin has 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, most recently as counsel for Sprint. She has also worked at NuVox Communications, the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and MCI Telecommunications. "We're...

2014-09-11 08:20:50

The expert panel will lead a class at the 7th annual Innovate conference, hosted by AutoStar Solutions, where auto dealers will learn how to prepare for investigations from the CFPB, FTC and state regulators. FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of auto dealer attorneys and former government regulators today advised car dealers of 10 separate strategies they must implement to avoid regulatory actions. The panel includes: -- Terrence O'Loughlin, Director of...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.