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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...

2013-12-09 23:23:53

Students in the M.S. in ISEM program will learn how to plan, engineer/re-engineer, and manage the systems to support modern digital enterprises. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 A May 2013 article on the website ScienceDaily states that 90 percent of the world’s data has been generated over the last two years.1 This, coupled with recent and rapid technological advancements, has created the phenomenon of “big data”—large datasets that cannot be analyzed via traditional...

2013-11-21 23:21:17

The nationally known conservative group, American Future Fund Political Action, released its first ads today in Pennsylvania as part of a multimedia advertising campaign to drive support for holding conservatives feet to the fire to uphold free market principles. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The nationally known conservative group, American Future Fund Political Action, released its first ads today in Pennsylvania as part of a multimedia advertising campaign to drive support...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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