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2012-10-13 04:04:39

A fun and informational evening centered around breast health at Canonsburg General Hospital Canonsburg, Pa (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Tonight from 6:00 to 10:00 pm, over 150 women will gather at Canonsburg General Hospital´s Center for Women´s Health to learn more about breast health in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. The event will feature surgeons and other medical staff on hand to answer a variety of questions. Genetic and nutritional counselors will be available for one-on-one...

2010-09-13 14:13:00

ABINGDON, Va., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), a leading U.S. coal producer, announced that Kevin S. Crutchfield, Chief Executive Officer, and other members of Alpha's Executive Leadership Team will provide an overview of Alpha Natural Resources and meet with analysts and investors at the company's Analyst Day event in Canonsburg, PA beginning at 1:00 p.m. EDT on September 14th. Presentation materials as well as a live and archived webcast of the event...

2008-10-03 00:00:09

By Bonnie Pfister Bowlers in Canonsburg. Hikers in Apollo. Herbalists in McKeesport. The Pittsburgh area is home to 191 Internet-based "Meetup" groups -- informal gatherings of like-minded folks who share interests and passions. Other Web-based social networking efforts, such as Facebook and MySpace, involve online connections in which participants might never meet, and might live half a world away from each other, but Meetups "use the Internet to get people off the Internet,"...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'