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Sunday | Reuters

Asia Private Equity Weekly News, Aug 18, 2014

SINGAPORE SOVEREIGN wealth fund GIC said it acquired an 18.5 percent stake in Brazilian education services company Abril Educacao SA.


Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Country

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

What It Means to Be a Texan

This was written in commemoration of March 2, Texas Independence Day Every little part of Texas feels special.


Related Topix: Texas, Country, Bandera, TX, Computers, Dell, San Antonio, TX

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Houston Press

Texas Has Fastest Average Driving Speed in the Country

Setting aside for the moment that Cars.com referred to Texas as the "Longhorn State" , they do paint a picture of the LONE STAR state as a place for wanton speeders in a report about speeding in America .


Related Topix: Texas, Country

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Meet the Harry Reid of Texas

Conventional political wisdom holds that Texas is a deep red state home to some of the most conservative politicians in the country.


Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, Country, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat

Houston Chronicle

Report finds where New Yorkers are going

It's no secret that Texas draws new residents from across the country, but which states are losing the most people to the Lone Star State? A Texas Tribune survey reveals some interesting statistics.


Related Topix: Texas, New York, Country, New York Government

The Family Badge

U.S. Fugitive Found On Mexican Soil

In June of this year, members of the USMS Lone Star Fugitive Task Force initiated an investigation to locate and apprehend Trujillo.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Country, Bexar County, TX

Southwest Farm Press

Cotton Council's Producer Information Exchange Tour headed to Texas

"We've got cotton producers from North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia and Virginia headed into Texas this Sunday, Aug. 17, for five days of touring cotton operations and the industries that support cotton production in Texas," King told Southwest Farm Press this week.


Related Topix: Texas, Country, Corpus Christi, TX, Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Sean Orr & Mark Rubin

Right out of the gate, Sean Orr and Mark Rubin shift between a fiddle reel , a schottische , and stripped-down conjunto , with a banjo solo in the middle and a double-time rave-up at the end.


Related Topix: Country, Austin, TX, Bluegrass, Music, Entertainment


Leading Texas Anti-Gay Activist's Wife Left Him for a Woman, Documents Reveal

Jonathan Saenz, a virulently anti-gay activist and President of conservative group Texas Values, was divorced in August 2011.


Related Topix: Texas, Gay/Lesbian, Country

Tue Aug 12, 2014


Dem Candidates Run Hard To The Right

Facing an increasingly hostile political landscape , Democrats are turning an old adage upside down; asking voters to believe what the candidates say, not what they do.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Abortion, Country, US Governors, Joe Manchin

The Jackson Sun

An Evening with Lonestar will fund Jacksona

Building on the success of last year's sold-out scholarship event, Jackson Christian will host An Evening with Lonestar on Thursday, Oct. 9 at a beautiful, private venue in Jackson, according to a news release today.


Related Topix: Country, Jackson, TN

Business Journal

Half the U.S. growth in oil and gas rigs comes from Texas, Oklahoma

If Texas were a country, it would be the eighth-biggest oil producer in the world with 26 percent of the all drilling rigs on Earth operating in the Lone Star state.


Related Topix: Country, West, TX

Mon Aug 11, 2014

University Business

Lone Star College System, UT Austin lead completion initiative

Lone Star College System, in collaboration with The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas System, is leading the Texas Reverse Transfer Initiative , which awards associate degrees to students who have earned the necessary credits after transferring to a four-year institution.


Related Topix: Texas, Houston, TX, Country, University of Texas at Austin


IT Jobs: Which States Show Most Growth?

Texas leads in technology job growth in 2014, according to new hiring data, with Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, and Washington rounding out the top five.


Related Topix: Texas, Country


Label GMOs Texas: grassroots campaign for food transparency launched in the Lone Star State

A grassroots campaign to require honest GMO labeling on food products has been launched in Texas.


Related Topix: Texas, Country, Biotech, Agriculture, Science

Sun Aug 10, 2014


Lone Star America: How Texas Can Save Our Country

Dallas radio personality Mark Davis shares the secrets of Texas' success story in his new book "Lone Star America: How Texas Can Save Our Country."


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Country, California, California Government, Rick Perry, US Governors

Sat Aug 09, 2014

USA Today

Texas becomes ground zero for surge in wind power

Home to both vast repositories of conventional and shale oil, the Lone Star State is also a major player in wind power, a new twist on the U.S. energy independence narrative.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Country, Solar Energy

Lincoln Daily News

Senior Services of Central Illinois announces 2015 extended trips

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler! New Orleans lingers on the threshold between the Old World and the New, between history and legend.


Related Topix: Illinois, New Orleans, Jazz, The Caribbean, Tribal, Country, US National Parks, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Calgary, Canada Travel, Travel

Fri Aug 08, 2014


Cell phone data tracks traffic on Bayway, Causeway

If you're heading to the Gulf Coast beaches for some sunshine, The Lone Star state for a rodeo or California to watch your favorite football team play in the Rose Bowl, chances are if you're driving, you're taking Interstate 10. It travels from the Pacific to the Atlantic Coast.


Related Topix: Country, Mobile County, AL

Daily Kos

Yes, I am a Green Democrat

The Sierra Club's Lone Star Chapter sent me a State Rep Candidate questionnaire.


Related Topix: Country, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power