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2009-03-09 14:52:00

Summer courses are available in condensed format at 15 locations statewide and online to help these professionals gain new knowledge and improve skills UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- School nurses in Pennsylvania now have even more options to receive valuable training with Penn State's Professional Development Program for School Nurses. Penn State continues to develop new courses for the program, to include timely, relevant topics, such as healthy lifestyles for...

2009-03-02 13:31:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sayers Reservoir still may be locked in winter's icy grip, but work crews are confident their just-completed habitat improvement project at Bald Eagle State Park soon will prove a warm-weather boon to fish, not to mention the anglers who seek them at the popular Centre County waterway. "Taking advantage of shoreline exposed for just a few months during the winter draw-down, workers installed almost 100 habitat structures on the lake...

2009-03-02 09:46:00

Campuses statewide are hot spots for summer camps on art, theatre, forensic science, technology, engineering, and the environment UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Penn State summer youth camps are cooking -- they're also writing, drawing, painting and playing music. According to camp organizers, Penn State summer camps are more than a place to spend time; they're learning experiences that allow children to discover new things, explore future career choices, make new...

2009-02-18 20:57:07

Talor Battle made four free throws in the final 16 seconds Wednesday, allowing Penn State to down No. 16 Illinois 38-33. The teams combined to make just 28-of-96 shots from the field and Illinois did not go to the foul line a single time. It was the lowest point total by far for both teams this season. Penn State won on Illinois' home court for the third straight season, marking the first time the Nittany Lions have won three consecutive road games against any Big Ten foe since joining the...

2009-02-11 10:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The closure of at least one road and restroom facilities at Bald Eagle State Park, Centre County, is likely later this month as work progresses on the Pennsylvania state park system's first nature inn, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials announced today. "Though dependent on the weather, construction work for this innovative and exciting project remains on track, but park visitors are reminded the work will require...

2008-10-27 09:00:35

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- PlantSense Inc. (http://www.easybloom.com/), makers of the first Internet-connected gardening tool, today announced partnerships with leading gardening and seed companies including Ball Horticultural Company, W. Atlee Burpee and the National Gardening Association, and AccuWeather.com, The World's Weather Authority(R). PlantSense has tapped detailed plant and weather intelligence from these leading organizations to help people know what to plant where,...

2008-10-08 09:00:21

Edgetech International, Inc. (together with its wholly owned subsidiary, "Edgetech" or the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: EGIL) is pleased to announce that the Company has enhanced its user experience through the addition of AccuWeather.com weather forecasts to its homepage. This GPS-enabled weather service provides users with state-of-the-art local weather information including radar, satellite, quick look, AccuPOP(R) (Probability of Precipitation), and Hour-by-Hour Weather. By offering...

2008-10-07 09:00:17

DALLAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. and AccuWeather.com(R) today announced the initial launch of Weather On Demand, an interactive feature that allows AT&T U-verse(SM) TV customers to find the weather information they want, in the city they want, at the time they want -- all at the touch of a button. Weather On Demand content is provided by AccuWeather.com, "The World's Weather Authority." U-verse TV customers in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Indianapolis and...

2008-09-08 09:00:19

Transpera today announced breakthrough company achievements, which include plans to deliver mobile video services, along with targeted, dynamic mobile advertising for several of the nation's most prestigious entertainment brands including: MTV Networks (MTVN), a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIA.B), Discovery Communications, AccuWeather.com(R), the Travel Channel and Next New Networks. These landmark deals mark Transpera's significant progress toward building the largest, free mobile...

2008-08-19 15:00:51

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- It is out of sight and out of mind, but America's aging water system is in dire need of an overhaul. Penn State Public Broadcasting (WPSU-TV) is set to premiere a public television event on the looming crisis underneath our feet and how communities are trying to meet this challenge. "Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure," tells of America's distressed essential infrastructure systems: drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater....


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