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2009-01-13 10:00:00

New Pennsylvania poll finds strong support for nuclear energy HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of community leaders, technical experts and others who believe nuclear energy is vital to Pennsylvania's future today announced the formation of a coalition to advocate for nuclear energy and increase awareness of the environmental and economic benefits it brings to the Commonwealth. Pennsylvania is the nation's second largest producer of nuclear energy and gets more than one-third...


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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