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2014-02-01 23:03:56

According to the latest Gravis Marketing Public Opinion Poll, the 2014 election for Governor of Pennsylvania has become a wide-open affair, as Tom Corbett’s support from his base constituency has all but eroded with likely contenders in the 2014 general election pulling these disaffected supporters to their own camps. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The Latest Gravis Marketing public opinion poll shows a wide-open race for Governor of the State Of Pennsylvania. A...

2014-01-13 16:25:02

SCRANTON, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Gary Tennis today announced that the department is now offering an interactive map on its website that plots the locations of hundreds of prescription drug take-back boxes statewide. The new interactive map was announced during a visit to the Lackawanna County Courthouse where one of the boxes associated with Governor Corbett's Healthy Pennsylvania drug take-back initiative was...

2014-01-06 16:23:19

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today called upon Pennsylvania's oil and gas operators to help protect the commonwealth's rivers, streams and wetlands from impacts during oil and gas development by adhering to critical environmental standards recently struck down by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. "The Supreme Court's recent ruling on Act 13 of 2012 set aside important buffer restrictions between drilling activity and our waterways and...

2014-01-04 12:20:07

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today opened the 98(th) Pennsylvania Farm Show by welcoming visitors to celebrate the state's agriculture industry. "The Farm Show is a celebration of a way of life here in the commonwealth," said Governor Corbett. "Every Pennsylvanian depends on our 62,000 farm families, and they deserve our heartfelt thanks." The show's theme, "Pennsylvania Farms: Growing for You," highlights how farmers and agribusinesses grow...

2014-01-03 12:23:41

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today joined the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association and Valley Grange #1360 in celebrating the 60(th) anniversary of the Dairymen's Association milkshake. "The Dairymen's Association milkshake is a tradition that has stood the test of time," said Governor Corbett, "Each year thousands of Pennsylvanians enjoy this delicious treat here at the Pennsylvania Farm Show." At the 50's-themed showcase event the...

2013-12-31 16:21:53

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued the following statement on the death of retired Major General and former Pennsylvania Adjutant General Nick Kafakalas. "I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of retired Major General Nick Kafakalas. During my own time in the military, I had the distinct privilege to serve under him. His commitment and dedication to this great country and to those who served under his leadership was...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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