AUSTIN -- The Texas Animal Health Commission is accepting nominations until Friday, Feb. 15, for areas of the state experiencing a specific need for veterinarians to work in the areas of food animal medicine, rural private practice, or public practice. The Texas Animal Health Commission will forward nominations for selected areas to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for inclusion in the national Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program for the 2013 award cycle. . . .