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2013-12-30 08:22:45

ALTOONA, Pa., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Sheetz Convenience Restaurants on the issue of Act 89 of 2013 and its impact on Pennsylvania road improvements: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061212/CLTU039LOGO) The lack of funding available for repairs on Pennsylvania roads and bridges has taken a significant toll on PA drivers, including our customers, our employees and the many trucks that serve our 464 stores throughout the Commonwealth...

2012-10-24 04:00:04

POS Supply Solutions´ Extensive Selection of Gas Station Paper Roll and Ribbon Supplies Are In Stock and Available for Immediate Delivery Danvers, MA (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 POS Supply Solutions, Inc. (POS Supply) has expanded their offering of gas station paper roll and ribbon supplies. In addition to their stock gas station paper roll offering, POS Supply also offers custom printed paper rolls and cleaning cards. POS Supply´s line of gas station paper roll and ribbon supplies...

2008-07-12 21:00:16

By Ryan Schuster, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 12--Gas prices have set records this year and are hovering at about $4 a gallon. But gas station owner Paul Helgeson said despite high prices, he is essentially breaking even selling gas at Odin's Belmont Service in Grand Forks. "I would rather not have the gas," Helgeson said. "It's a liability to me. There are times we are selling gas at cost or below cost." In the face of surging credit card fees and slimmer margins, some gas stations...

2008-06-22 15:00:21

By Kristine Owram, THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO - When Judy Creighton went to buy some flowers for a friend recently, she discovered her credit card had been frozen. Someone, it seems, had stolen the number in order to procure some big-ticket items. Not stereo systems or big-screen TVs, mind you. Tanks of gasoline. "I said, 'Is this quite common?' the Hamilton freelance writer said as she recalled her conversation with the bank that issued her card. "They said, 'Yeah, it is now. People...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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