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2014-07-07 12:21:07

One Death, Reports of Intrusions Raise Concerns HARRISBURG, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the June 1 death of a Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission worker in a work-zone crash and reports of public vehicles entering work zones or narrowly missing workers, PennDOT and the commission today called on drivers to use caution and obey laws in work zones. "There will be a lot of construction work this year because of our transportation plan, so PennDOT and other...

2014-03-20 16:22:54

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority will begin accepting applications for the PA Small Water and Sewer Program to support smaller projects to improve public water supply and sanitary sewer systems. "Having up-to-date water and sewer systems and facilities is critical to both economic growth and public safety," Secretary Alan Walker...

2014-01-03 12:23:51

Players over 18 Invited to Visit Lottery Booth at Farm Show Complex HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Moola" is the new, cow-themed, $1 Pennsylvania Lottery instant game paying tribute to the Pennsylvania Farm Show. It is available at the Farm Show and at Lottery retailers statewide. Moola offers 20 top prizes of $5,000 and players can win up to five times on each ticket. Scratch to reveal a "COWBELL" (CWBELL) symbol and win the prize shown under it. Reveal...

2013-12-31 16:22:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visitors to the 2014 Pennsylvania Farm Show can enter their photographs from this year's show in the annual photo contest and win prizes. "Each Farm Show brings a new set of memories to capture and share," Agriculture Secretary George Greig said. "Don't miss the chance to show off your best 2014 Farm Show snapshot and compete for cash and a VIP parking space." Anyone visiting the show is eligible, and the top three entries will be...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.