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2010-07-26 09:51:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Viamedia, the cable industry's leading independent cable rep firm, announced they have promoted Mike Musto to Local Sales Manager for their Troy office in the Detroit DMA. Mr. Musto joined Viamedia in 2003 as an Account Executive and has been an instrumental part of Viamedia Detroit's success. In 2005, he was promoted to Senior Account Executive. In 2007 he was given the position of Team Leader for the Detroit office and in 2010 become the Political...

2010-07-01 00:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most cherished and revered national symbols of the post-9/11 era, the United States Honor Flag, is embarking on a multi-city tour of Texas beginning today in Austin. The tour is led by The Honor Network (www.ushonorflag.org), the Austin-based non-profit organization that is the trusted custodian of the U.S. Honor Flag. This unique patriotic program, called "The Honor Tour," is being underwritten in Texas by Chevrolet, and began with a...

2010-04-23 08:00:00

WACO, Texas, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The last place you'd expect to find a hand-written manuscript from one of the giants of 19th century British literature would be deep the heart of Texas. Yet, that is where it is. Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University recently made one of its rarest discoveries: a notebook written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning that contains the earliest known draft manuscript of "Sonnet Five" from her best-known work, Sonnets from the Portuguese....

2010-02-22 14:05:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) Aircraft Wheels and Brakes team in Troy, Ohio donated a 1929 WACO Model CTO "Taperwing" biplane, once owned by famous air racer Joe Mackey, to the WACO Historical Society. A ceremony involving Goodrich employees, representatives of the WACO Historical Society and Troy civic leaders was held at Historic WACO Field today to commemorate the donation. Troy Mayor Michael L. Beamish said, "This is a...

2010-01-08 15:37:00

WACO, Texas, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most people are interested in the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Not Susan Mullally. She focuses her lens on the poor and unknown. Those who view the life-size color photographs in her exhibition "What I Keep" will look into the eyes of 20 people who have many struggles and few possessions. Mullally, an assistant professor of art at Baylor University, shot individual portraits -- with each person holding a keepsake -- beneath Interstate...

2009-12-08 14:27:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Research shows the next generation of Texas youth is not prepared to take on the challenges of the 21st century. Eighty percent of jobs created in the next decade will require math and science skills. However, today's students show declining interest in the subjects, with 84 percent of middle school students saying they would rather clean their room, eat their vegetables, go to the dentist or take out the garbage than learn math or science. To view the...

2009-07-15 22:50:00

ATLANTA, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises, Inc. announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the Waco Tribune-Herald to Robinson Media Company, LLC. The transaction is expected to close in the upcoming weeks. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070925/CLTU013LOGO-b ) "The Waco Tribune-Herald and its employees have made significant contributions to our company," said Doug Franklin, executive vice president, Cox Newspapers. "Under Robinson Media Company's...

2009-06-25 23:01:00

HOUSTON, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- FC Holdings, Inc., parent company of First Community Bank, N.A., broke ground today on a new 24,000 square foot headquarters building located at 12400 Gulf Freeway, on the Northeast corner of I-45 and the Beltway 8 intersection. CEO Nigel Harrison said, "This building represents our commitment to bringing First Community Bank back to Houston and the Bay Area where we originally got our start. It also represents our commitment to innovative environmental...

2009-06-04 07:25:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fan favorite Professional golfer John Daly returns to the PGA on June 11 for the St. Jude Classic in Memphis Tennessee with a new partner by his side. All Sport, Inc., the hydrating isotonic sports drink company out of Austin, TX, signed a multi-year agreement with Daly this week in support of "the man of the people." "We are very excited to team up with John Daly," said Jack Pok, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Big Red, Inc. "John's long list of...

2009-05-31 20:07:20

A producer says he'll still make a film about the 1993 Branch Davidian firefight even though Texas officials denied his request for help with production costs. The Texas Film Commission rejected producer Emilio Ferrari's application for a state rebate for in-state production costs because, as commission Director Bob Hudgins said, the project doesn't "accurately portray Texans, the Houston Chronicle reported Sunday. Ferrari's movie, Waco, is positioned as the first feature film based on the...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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