Brownsville (Florida, United States)

Type: City
Name: Brownsville (Florida, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 25.82
Longitude: -80.239998
population: 13,964
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

SpaceX Proposed Economic Development Agreement Discussed

BROWNSVILLE - CHANNEL 5 NEWS has more information concerning a proposed economic development agreement between Cameron County and the rocket launch company SpaceX.This week the company filed building permits for solar panels for the proposed launch site ... [Published KRGV - 10 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Colorado St. Forecasters Sticking With Below-Average Hurricane Forecast

The hurricane forecasting team at Colorado State University see no reason to change their 2014 Atlantic hurricane forecast from below-average, with "extremely unfavorable" formation conditions remaining in place in the tropical Atlantic, combined with ... [Published WRNO.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Florida in a battle for space-launch business

In the war between the states for the emerging commercial-rocket-launch industry, Florida is working to regain momentum after a key rival -- Texas -- has all but secured victory in a major battle.At stake are hundreds of jobs -- perhaps thousands in the ... [Published Sun Herald - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

List of applicants for fire and police chief growing

HARLINGEN — The fire chief post has drawn 12 applicants to date, while the list of applicants for the police chief position continues to grow and now includes 15.The applicants for both top public safety jobs in the city come from throughout the country ... [Published Valley Morning Star - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-crime community event to be in Brownsville

Updated: Monday, July 21 2014, 02:27 PM CDTThe Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, The Pensacola Police Department, Northwest Florida Prevention Coalition, and the Community Drug and Alcohol Council, Inc. will sponsor the 31st annual National Night Out ... [Published WEAR TV 3 - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 3 reports

SpaceX shapes up for Texas blast-offs

The Power of One eBook: Top reasons to choose HP BladeSystemElon Musk has taken another step in his transformation into James Bond supervillain, with the FAA granting SpaceX approval to start building its own spaceport in Texas.The FAA has issued a “Record ... [Published The Register - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 5 reports

Reports: SpaceX Will Launch Their Rockets From This Texas Beach

"Brownsville, we have liftoff." That's the line that may be coming from a SpaceX command center in South Texas soon, as the company reportedly prepares to dump Florida for the Lone Star State for its launches.Florida TV station Bay News 9 reports that ... [Published Jalopnik - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

The FAA and Texas Approve SpaceX Spaceport

According to FAA documents released, their Record of Decision , basically gives many details of SpaceX’s proposed spaceport located just outside of Brownsville, Texas. The proposed spaceport which was given FAA approval, pending some conditions are met ... [Published Bright Side Of News - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

SpaceX plans to move launches to Texas

Space Florida is bracing for a major blow to the Sunshine State that could come as soon as this week.The state agency said SpaceX is close to publicly announcing a new launch complex in Brownsville, Texas."We kind of have known it's coming for a while," ... [Published Central Florida News 13 - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

FAA Ruling Clears Path for SpaceX Launch site in Texas

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A plan by Space Exploration Technologies Corp. to build a privately owned launch site just north of the U.S.-Mexico border near Brownsville, Texas, passed a key environmental review July 9, clearing the firm to submit a formal application ... [Published Space News - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

SpaceX Just Got Permission to Build a Spaceport in Texas

Image: SpaceXSpaceX just got approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to build a 56.5-acre spaceport along the Gulf of Mexico on the Texas-Mexico border—a huge step toward actually making the spaceport a reality.Wednesday, the FAA, which handles ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

With temperatures rising under climate change, Western Massachusetts summers projected to resemble those in Florida: report

Specifically the average summer daytime temperature in Springfield is projected to increase from around 81 degrees to 91 degrees. The report only takes into account temperature changes, and not humidity.The report, posted on the organization’s web page ... [Published MassLive - Jul 10 2014]

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"Brownsville remains a finalist for SpaceX's development of a Commercial Orbital Launch Complex, and SpaceX appreciates the FAA's commitment and work in developing the record of decision. There remain several criteria that will need to be met before SpaceX makes a decision. We are hopeful that these will be complete in the near future."
"Texas is motivated to go after the commercial market," said Laura Seward, a space-industry advocate and adviser to Space Florida. "Whatever it costs, they will do it, and unless Florida becomes more motivated, we're going to lose this market."
...optometric and ophthalmic offices to obtain equipment and frames at a discount," said Jeff Tanenbaum, president of Tiger Remarketing Services. "Equipment buyers can feel confident in purchasing these pre-owned assets, as the AOS offices were thriving practices just weeks ago. Whether interested in major equipment, small instruments, eyeglass frames or fixtures, there's something for every optical practice in this sale."
"Basically, we're doubling down on Shiloh," he said. "Because if we can't get a commercial-launch facility up and running under FAA oversight, then other states will be able to provide that. And we can't effectively compete with that attractive of a business environment."

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SpaceX Proposed Economic Development Agreement ... [Published KRGV - 10 hours ago]
Colorado St. Forecasters Sticking With Below-Av... [Published WRNO.com - 17 hours ago]
First U.S. soybean crop for the year harvested ... [Published AgriLife Today - Jul 31 2014]
Celebrity streetball tournament brings hip hop ... [Published Brooklyn Daily - Jul 30 2014]
Florida in a battle for space-launch business [Published Sun Herald - Jul 27 2014]
List of applicants for fire and police chief gr... [Published Valley Morning Star - Jul 26 2014]
Irie Foundation and The Motivational Edge Team-... [Published Prlog - Jul 22 2014]
National Night Out program scheduled in Pensacola [Published WEAR TV 3 - Jul 21 2014]
Anti-crime community event to be in Brownsville [Published WEAR TV 3 - Jul 21 2014]
Auction Set For Assets Of National Optical Serv... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jul 21 2014]
Space Notebook: Once-secret mission takes fligh... [Published Florida Today - Jul 19 2014]
Florida's space agency launches new pitch for c... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 19 2014]
Texas site likely spaceport winner As NASA mov... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 19 2014]
Weather Matters: Above-normal temps expected in... [Published Palm Beach Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
Space Florida Expects SpaceX To Touch Down In T... [Published CBS Miami - Jul 18 2014]
Good for you: July 20, 2104 [Published Kitsap Sun - Jul 17 2014]
SpaceX’s land buys grow [Published Valley Morning Star - Jul 16 2014]
SpaceX shapes up for Texas blast-offs [Published The Register - Jul 16 2014]
FAA Gives The Thumbs Up To SpaceX In Texas [Published Value Walk - Jul 16 2014]
SpaceX Will Launch Their Rockets From This Texa... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
Space Florida: SpaceX Set to Establish Launch S... [Published French Tribune - Jul 15 2014]
Reports: SpaceX Will Launch Their Rockets From ... [Published Jalopnik - Jul 15 2014]
Spaceport UK: Locations for launch sites unveiled [Published New Scientist - Jul 15 2014]
Florida fears worst; state official preparing f... [Published McAllen Monitor - Jul 15 2014]
Space Florida: ‘Win some, lose some’ [Published Valley Morning Star - Jul 15 2014]
Florida official: Texas will win SpaceX launch ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 14 2014]
How L.A. gangs set the stage for the child migr... [Published Reuters - Jul 14 2014]
SpaceX Gaining Ground With Texas and Planetary ... [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 14 2014]
Spaceport UK: Government plan to launch spacepl... [Published New Scientist - Jul 14 2014]
Elon Musk's SpaceX chooses Texas. leavling C. F... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 14 2014]
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