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2014-09-19 23:05:37

InsuranceHouseCall.com, an independent insurance agency focusing on personal and commercial lines services in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, has announced that it has moved its Pennsylvania office to a new location to be more convenient for client’s day to day needs. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 InsuranceHouseCall.com, an independent insurance agency focusing on personal and commercial lines services in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, has announced that it has moved its...

2014-09-15 12:22:35

BERWICK, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Monday (9/15). PPL Susquehanna decided to shut down the generating unit for inspection based on data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine, which indicated that a few blades had potentially developed small cracks. With the unit shut down, workers performed an inspection and replaced one row of...

2014-09-11 20:20:36

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled unanimously that a New Jersey law that promoted construction of new power plants by subsidizing development of new generation in the state is invalid because it oversteps the state's regulatory authority. The judges ruled that the federal government has exclusive control over interstate rates for capacity payments to electric power generators. The New...

2014-09-11 12:22:30

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William H. Spence, chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), will participate in a panel discussion on the topic "Integrated Model Evolving" at the Wolfe Research Power and Gas Leaders Conference in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 17. The 75-minute panel will be webcast live starting at 8 a.m. Eastern time. The webcast will be accessible through PPL's website. An archived replay will be available for 30...

2014-09-06 08:20:20

BERWICK, Pa., Sept. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected Unit 2 from the regional electric grid Saturday (9/6) to inspect its turbine blades. Data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine indicates that a few turbine blades may have developed small cracks. "Our decision to shut down Unit 2 at this time, based on the vibration data, reflects our continuing commitment to the plant's...

2014-08-26 12:23:03

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vincent Sorgi, senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer of PPL Corporation, will discuss PPL's general business outlook with investors and financial analysts at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 10:25 a.m. Eastern time. Sorgi's presentation will be webcast live and accessible through PPL's website, www.pplweb.com. An archived replay will be available for 30 days after the...

2014-08-22 12:22:50

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) declared a quarterly common stock dividend on Friday (8/22) of $0.3725 per share, payable Oct. 1, 2014, to shareowners of record as of Sept. 10, 2014. PPL Corporation, with 2013 revenues of $12 billion, is one of the largest companies in the U.S. utility sector. The PPL family of companies delivers electricity and natural gas to about 10 million customers in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL...

2014-08-15 16:20:48

Passenger occupancy is front and center with 2015 Pilot, Odyssey EMMAUS, Pa., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One aspect that often is non-negotiable for car shoppers is passenger-seating. Families with many members need as many seats and as much interior volume as possible to not only fit, but fit comfortably. Lehigh Valley Honda recently looked closer at two of its newest models that can accommodate a well-populated or growing family dynamic. Photo -...

2014-08-06 08:36:17

Tiger Group and PPL Group conducting online sale for equipment formerly owned by environmental services company; bids close late August NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Tiger Group's Remarketing Services Division and PPL Group are auctioning excavators, loaders, tractors, service and pickup trucks, and other warehousing and office assets from the commercial contractor and environmental remediation company Allied Industries,...

2014-08-01 08:23:21

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced Friday (8/1) that Rodney C. Adkins, an executive with more than 30 years of service at IBM, is joining the company's board of directors, effective today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132538 Adkins, who will retire from IBM at the end of this year, is currently serving as senior vice president with a focus on special corporate projects and key client relationships. Until April of this...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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