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2011-08-02 10:58:00

BRADFORD, Pa., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zippo Manufacturing Company, maker of the world-famous windproof pocket lighter, and West Coast Customs®, the most recognized name in the custom automotive industry, proudly announce that together, the two will unveil a brand new, custom-designed Zippo vehicle at the 2011 Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International on August 13, 2011. The production of the new Zippo custom vehicle will be the focus of...

2011-05-17 09:30:00

Game Commission food and cover crews begin season of wildlife habitat improvements; Illegal dumping and ATV use remain problems HARRISBURG, Pa., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission's teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover Corps crews are focusing their efforts - and the agency's resources - on a massive amount of habitat improvement projects on the more than 1.4 million acres of State Game Lands this spring. "Wildlife habitats are...

2011-02-06 22:09:00

BRADFORD, Pa., Feb. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zippo, maker of the world famous windproof lighter with the lifetime guarantee, celebrates the Green Bay Packers with the release of two limited edition, NFL Super Bowl XLV Champions lighters. Commemorating the Packers' historic win at the new Cowboys Stadium in North Texas, the Zippo Super Bowl XLV Champions windproof pocket lighters will be available in high-polish chrome with either a color imaged or luster etched design. Both lighters will...

2011-01-27 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford let AXE Hair call the plays as they took his hair style from shaggy to a short buzz. Bradford, the 2010 No. 1 overall draft pick and Rookie of the Year candidate, is working with AXE Hair for the launch of the brand's newest styling innovation -- AXE Buzzed Look Cream + SPF 15. It is the brand's first and only product with SPF and protects guys' scalps from UVA/UVB rays, while keeping hair soft and touchable. To...

2010-11-16 10:23:00

LONDON, November 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Summit Sets Out a Vision and Framework for Re-Thinking the Future is it Time for Business Leaders to Re-Think the Way They Make Things? In a world of increasing energy costs and potential resource shortfalls our future depends on a re-design of the materials, systems and services we use, say experts in 'Circular Economy' thinking ahead of an international summit in the UK this month. A group of the world's leading Circular Economy...

2010-11-12 15:50:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal judge has ruled that Bradford Regional Medical Center, an acute care hospital located in Bradford, Pennsylvania, violated federal law by submitting claims to Medicare based upon referrals from physicians with whom the hospital had a prohibited financial relationship. As a result, the damages owed by the hospital could be well in excess of $20 million plus millions of dollars more in False Claims Act mandatory penalties. In a 69-page...

2010-11-04 00:00:45

Bradford has teamed with Theometrics, the industry leader in "Architectural Navigation" and Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology, to promote technology and systems developed by Theometrics to simplify and advance the uses of BIM methods by M/WBE contractors. Bradford has been certified by Theometrics in the use of the system to teach M/WBEs how to apply Theometrics technology on their jobs to take advantage of what BIM methods can deliver today. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 3,...

2010-10-06 10:00:00

Effort Focuses on Trucks Hauling Wastewater from Natural Gas Drilling Sites HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police placed 208 trucks out of service during a three-day enforcement effort that focused on commercial vehicles hauling waste water from Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling operations in the state, Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski announced today. "Pennsylvania is experiencing heavy truck traffic in areas where Marcellus Shale natural gas...

2010-06-23 11:16:00

250 Vehicles Put Out of Service Due to Violations HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police placed 250 commercial vehicles out of service during a three-day enforcement effort last week that focused on trucks hauling waste water from Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling operations across the state, Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski announced today. Pawlowski said state troopers worked in partnership with personnel from the Department of Environmental...

2010-05-18 08:07:00

BRADFORD, Pa. and SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- After 19 months in the iTunes App Store, the Virtual Zippo Lighter, developed by skyrockit, is ubiquitous with iPhone & iPod users -- recently surpassing 10 million downloads. To commemorate this, and the Virtual Zippo Lighter's position as most popular branded app to date, Zippo and skyrockit are introducing exciting new features for the app. Users can now purchase premium, licensed skins in app as well as a host of additional...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.