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2011-03-11 00:00:28

Ohio Municipality Has Selected Flow Line Options' Tracer 1000, an Advanced Radar Level Transmitter, for Its Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). The Radar Level System is Currently Being Used to Accurately Measure the Influent Water Flow at the Plant. Macedonia, OH (PRWEB) March 10, 2011 Flow Line Options Corp. (Flo-Corp), a leading manufacturer and national supplier of measurement and control instrumentation, today announced that the City of New Philadelphia, Ohio Wastewater Treatment...

2011-02-01 10:09:00

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his State of the Union Address on Jan. 25, President Obama emphasized the importance of connecting every part of America in the digital age to help businesses expand their footprints and to help first-responders be better prepared for emergencies. "It's about a firefighter who can download the design of a burning building on to a handheld device ...," President Obama said. NaviGate(TM) by Lauren Innovations is a web-based technology...

2010-11-01 21:19:20

Ignoring topography, efficiency, expense and even their own surveyors' recommendations, regional railroad officials in the mid-19th century diverted a new rail line around New Philadelphia, Ill., "the first town in the United States planned, platted and legally registered by an African American," a University of Illinois researcher reports. The bypass pushed what would have been a fairly straight, even run of railroad tracks from Griggsville, Ill. to Hannibal, Mo., in a wide, hilly arc around...

2010-09-07 16:54:00

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Electronic Data Payment Systems (EDPS) has been named to the 2010 Inc. 5000 list of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) Electronic Data Payment Systems specializes in providing electronic payment processing services to small and medium sized businesses, retailers, wholesalers, mail/phone order companies,...

2009-01-23 09:12:59

A remote western Illinois field could someday yield tourists instead of crops, adding to the state's legacy of racial equality that already includes Abraham Lincoln and the nation's first black president. Once an integrated town that flourished decades before the Civil War broke the grip of slavery, the lost community's potential as a heritage attraction got a boost last week when it was designated a National Historic Landmark by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne. Landmark status...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.