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2010-06-30 12:10:00

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced its purchase of the Lexington Technology Park campus in Lexington, Massachusetts.

2010-06-28 12:03:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Philadelphia celebrates its vibrant "Gayborhood" with two weeks of happenings, taking place from Saturday, July 10 through Saturday, July 24.

2010-06-17 05:58:00

DUBLIN, June 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that Dr David Ginsburg and Ms Anne Minto OBE, have been appointed to the Shire Board of Directors with immediate effect. Dr Ginsburg, MD is currently Professor of Internal Medicine & Human Genetics at the Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan; an Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis...

2010-06-15 09:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Philadelphia Cultural Fund (PCF) will announce and present the first recipients of the organization's newest, landmark grants program -- the Youth Arts Enrichment Grants, created to support projects and programs that use the arts to enrich the lives of young people both in and outside of school -- with their grant funds at a press event at 11:00 am in the Mayor's Reception Room 204 in City Hall.

2010-06-11 08:57:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC), along with project funders the William Penn Foundation and the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), will unveil a new $450,000 consumer education and tourism marketing program to introduce the people, places and flavors of the area's 100-mile foodshed --...

2010-06-09 09:13:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia, the city where America's independence was born, is the best place to celebrate Independence Day.

2010-06-03 05:59:00

DUBLIN and PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that its subsidiary Shire LLC has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware against Anchen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-05-28 15:14:00

DUBLIN, May 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that it has received a Paragraph IV Notice Letter today from Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

2010-05-20 10:55:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia mourns the loss of Richard Maxwell Armstrong, Jr., a longtime friend of the Hospital and Chairman of its Board of Trustees for nearly 20 years. A resident of West Chester, Pa., Mr.

2010-05-19 10:35:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- People are falling more in love with the With Love, Philadelphia XOXO(TM) tourism marketing campaign, and this summer promises to be filled with affection in the City of Brotherly Love as year two of the popular campaign gets underway.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.