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2011-02-22 12:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission will honor the commonwealth's 330th birthday by displaying the original Penn Charter in an exhibit that will open on Charter Day, Sunday, March 13, at The State Museum in Harrisburg.

2011-02-17 08:33:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seizing the opportunity to capitalize on the competitiveness of the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard as America's premier commercial shipbuilding facility, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania today announced a new partnership with Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Inc.

2010-08-31 08:32:00

Important changes made to Pennsylvania's parts ban HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With thousands of Pennsylvania hunters heading off to hunt big game in other states and Canadian provinces, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G.

2009-07-29 07:00:00

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2009-06-25 14:06:00

Virginia's largest insurer to continue to be state's primary health insurance carrier RICHMOND, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Commonwealth of Virginia has awarded Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia a two-year contract to administer health insurance benefits for more than 220,000 state and local health plan members.

2005-12-22 18:56:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A presidential task force said in a report on Thursday that the people of Puerto Rico should decide in a series of votes whether the island should become the 51st U.S. state or an independent nation. The task force urged the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.