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  • Dallas
  • This afternoon, the SPCA of Texas , received a transfer of 123 un-owned cats from The Cattery Cat Shelter in Corpus Christi at the SPCA of Texas' Animal Rescue Center, Empowered by PetSmart Charities Emergency Relief, in West Dallas. (spca.org)
  • In-kind donations can be brought to the SPCA of Texas' Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center in Dallas or the SPCA of Texas' Russell H. Perry Animal Care Center in McKinney. (spca.org)
  • state's
  • While the Texas legislature considers dramatic changes to the state's school finance system, Gov. Rick Perry wants it to also add a host of incentives and programs to improve the quality of schools. (edweek.org)
  • associate
  • University of North Texas associate professor Xuexia "Helen" Wang first noticed a correlation between anthracycline, a class of chemotherapy drugs used to treat cancer patients, and cardiomyopathy, a type of heart disease, in childhood cancer survivors when she worked as a researcher for City of Hope in 2010. (unt.edu)
  • Julia Christina Ayalde Camacho, a student in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science and Xuexia Wang, an associate professor and researcher of statistics in UNT's Department of Mathematics, are working together as mentor and student to explore new ways to apply computational biology and statistics to cancer research. (unt.edu)
  • A lot of people call this frosting, but we haven't baked the cake yet," said Cathy Douglass, the associate executive director for government relations for the Texas Association of School Boards. (edweek.org)
  • North Texas
  • The grant includes $75,000 in cash and an estimated $48,298 of in-kind goods, to support an estimated 3,000+ pets the SPCA of Texas' Animal Cruelty Investigations Unit rescues annually from abuse in North Texas and animals affected by natural disasters. (spca.org)
  • As the organization prepares to deploy disaster response efforts in North Texas to assist the Gulf Coast, support for this effort and for all of our programs and services is critical. (spca.org)
  • Spanish
  • Texas" allegedly comes from the Caddo Native American word for "friends," but one Spanish researcher is challenging that long-standing story. (texasstandard.org)
  • Eventually, Spanish orthographers changed the letter "j" to "x" in certain words, and "Tejas" became "Texas. (texasstandard.org)
  • He came away with a different interpretation than the accepted story, which he published in English and Spanish in his book, " Texas: The False Origin of the Name . (texasstandard.org)
  • T he accepted story - that "Texas" comes from that meeting between Massanet and the Caddo in 1689 - is unlikely because García Ruiz says that's not the first time the Spanish used that word. (texasstandard.org)
  • One of those documents is a map used by Juan de Oñate , a Spanish conquistador who passed through Texas looking for Gran Quivira, the fabled city of gold. (texasstandard.org)
  • make
  • Berry and Colorado City, Texas , merchants wanted to make their new town site the region's main trading center. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • Additionally, the SPCA of Texas is putting out a call for foster homes to help us care for the animals already in our shelters and those coming from the Gulf Coast. (spca.org)
  • teams
  • The animals that have been transferred to the SPCA of Texas will be evaluated upon their arrival by SPCA of Texas' medical and behavior teams and will receive all the care they need. (spca.org)
  • support
  • The SPCA of Texas is grateful for a generous grant in the amount of $123,298 from PetSmart Charities , the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, for emergency relief support earlier this year. (spca.org)
  • Support grants for Texas school children by purchasing a Texas Music license plate. (texas.gov)
  • history
  • As the confetti fell at U.S. Bank Stadium, signaling the end of Texas Tech's remarkable run through March Madness, two rounds further than any other team in program history had made it, Culver went to console seniors Francis and Matt Mooney before an extended embrace with coach Chris Beard. (apnews.com)
  • But the book reminded her of another Texas history controversy: the diary of José Enrique de la Peña . (texasstandard.org)
  • For some, the idea that Crockett - a titan of Texas history - was taken captive rather than died fighting, was too much to take. (texasstandard.org)
  • seconds
  • They had their paint-packing scheme in prime form to match the magnitude of the game, squeezing so many of Texas Tech's possessions into the final seconds of the shot clock. (apnews.com)
  • Site
  • During April 1887, J.I. Berry established a site for a town after he chose a well-watered section along the way of the Fort Worth and Denver City Railroad, which had begun building across the Texas Panhandle. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • The Weir No. 1 gushed in 1961 and enabled Upton County to continue as an outstanding Texas production area. (wikipedia.org)
  • game
  • Its main application was the generation of music and sound effects in game consoles , arcade games and home computers (such as the Texas Instruments TI-99/4A , BBC Micro , ColecoVision , and IBM PCjr ), competing with the similar General Instrument AY-3-8910 . (wikipedia.org)
  • Where can one find rules for the game Texas Hold Em? (answers.com)
  • name
  • Growing up in Spain, he'd never thought about the origin of Texas' name until someone asked him about it a couple years after he'd moved here. (texasstandard.org)
  • Timing is a central part of García Ruiz's explanation of how Texas really got its name. (texasstandard.org)
  • create
  • Under a plan promoted by Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who is the president of the state Senate, Texas would create such a tax. (edweek.org)