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2014-02-28 12:22:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has announced the appointment of Susan "Susie" Shipley to the Port of Pittsburgh Commission where she will serve as commission chair. Shipley is the president of the Western Pennsylvania and Ohio Valley region at Huntington Bank. A dynamic business leader with over 25 years of domestic and international banking experience, Shipley has an impressive track record of building businesses and strong cohesive...

2010-09-15 13:47:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A leading software development and marketing company will establish a new research and development center in the Pittsburgh region, creating at least 230 jobs, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today. The Governor said Smith Micro Software Inc. will open a new research and development center at an undetermined site in southwestern Pennsylvania that will house a data center and other professional operations. The $7 million project will...

2010-03-17 13:00:00

PITTSBURGH, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh region was among the nation's top performers for business investment in 2009, despite the worst global economic conditions since the Great Depression. According to data released today by the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) Partnership, regional capital investments from 197 economic development deals, or "wins," totaled $3 billion in 2009. These are expected to create, over time, 7,238 new jobs and retain 8,683 - for a total employment...

2009-08-27 16:29:00

Tours Highlight Numerous Technological, Environmental and Cultural Achievements PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In preparation for its role as host city for the Pittsburgh Summit 2009 (G-20), the region is hosting a variety of press tours intended to illustrate Pittsburgh's remarkable transformation story and help reporters prepare for on-location coverage. The tours are scheduled from September 9-11 and September 21-23, and showcase numerous technological, environmental and...

2009-03-18 11:00:00

Pittsburgh Is Also Honored as One of Nation's Top Ten Metros by Site Selection PITTSBURGH, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- While the hard-hitting economic crisis began taking a toll on cities and regions across the country, positive momentum continued in the Pittsburgh region. During 2008, capital investments in excess of $4.2 billion were announced in the region, according to data+ released today by the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) Partnership -- a coalition of 50-plus private and public...

2008-08-07 00:00:13

By Justin Vellucci Allegheny County businesses need to plan -- not panic -- in the event of a full-blown Port Authority strike. That was the message delivered this morning at a meeting Downtown hosted by the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. The groups offered the dozens of business leaders who were present tips for operating in the midst of a public-transit shutdown and unveiled a Web site to assist them. "This is really a great...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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