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2014-02-18 16:26:17

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department received an application filing from Highmark, Inc. which seeks department approval for the merger of Highmark and Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. "The highest priority in our review of this application is to see that consumers will be protected and the impacted health insurers remain financially strong and the market competitive," Insurance Commissioner Michael...

2014-02-11 12:25:58

Programs celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross is hosting a series of free dental programs at its Capital Blue health and wellness retail store at the Promenade Shops in Center Valley, Pa., to teach children how to keep their teeth and gums clean and healthy. The programs are in celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month. "It is important that children learn at an early age how to keep their teeth clean...

2014-02-04 16:23:53

True cost to our public lands still unknown HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014-2015 budget proposed today by Governor Tom Corbett factors in $75 million in drilling revenue to be accrued via the lifting of a moratorium on further leasing of state park and forest lands for gas development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/DC57616LOGO) "This will place more and more of the budget burden on the backs of public lands," said Cindy Dunn,...

2014-02-04 12:27:22

PinnacleHealth Implants Newly Approved Device to Replace Failing Aortic Valves HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute recently became the first hospital in the country to implant via direct aortic access the Trans Catheter CoreValve® after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Dr. Brijeshwar Maini and Dr. Mubashir Mumtaz, co-directors of the Heart Valve Clinic at PinnacleHealth, were also the first in...

2014-01-30 16:25:36

ALL-STAR LINEUP, INTERACTIVE PRIZES & DAILY GIVEAWAYS AT BOOTH #463 TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader In Outdoor TV, is the presenting sponsor of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) inaugural Great American Outdoor Show, taking place in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania from Saturday, February 1(st) through Sunday, February 9(th). The Great American Outdoor Show celebrates the outdoor traditions treasured by millions of Americans and their...

2014-01-30 12:27:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Susan Corbett today invited artists across Pennsylvania to apply by Feb. 28 for an opportunity to showcase their work in Art of the State(®): Pennsylvania 2014, a juried art exhibition. The exhibition will run from June 21 to Sept. 7 at The State Museum in Harrisburg. Artists who are Pennsylvania residents can compete in five categories: -- Painting -- Works on paper -- Photography -- Sculpture --...

2014-01-28 12:21:44

Seven public hearings already in the books, two more scheduled in February HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennFuture today applauded the decision by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to extend the public comment period on proposed new regulations for oil and gas development - Chapter 78 of the DEP's regulations - for 30 days. Citizens may now comment, either in writing or at two additional public hearings helmed by the Environmental...

2014-01-24 16:20:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young Pennsylvanians interested in pursuing environmental careers are invited to apply by April 15 for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' summer residential camp, DCNR Secretary Ellen Ferretti said today. "Exploring Careers Outdoors Camp has become one of DCNR's strongest success stories since beginning 12 years ago," said Ferretti. "We've successfully worked with hundreds of young people to hone their...

2014-01-16 23:01:46

Harrisburg criminal defense and DUI firm, The McShane Firm, announces that it has moved to a new, larger office location in Harrisburg. The move was fueled by the growing number of clients and attorneys in the firm. Harrisburg, Pa (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Pennsylvania’s leading DUI and criminal defense law firm, The McShane Firm, announces that it has moved to a new office location to better serve its clients. The spacious 14,000 square feet office building boasts of new training...

2014-01-16 16:22:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts today announced the regional championship locations for the 2014 Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. High school-aged finalists will compete for a chance to represent their region at Pennsylvania's state championship to be held at the Governor's Residence in March. Each student memorizes and performs three poems selected from print and online poetry anthologies. Students are...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.