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2011-08-17 12:30:00

PENNSYLVANIA FURNACE, Pa., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today addressed the Government and Industry Luncheon at Ag Progress Days detailing his support for Pennsylvania's number-one industry. "Pennsylvania agriculture is not just a traditional industry; it is both a tradition and an industry. We need to preserve the culture of independence and hard work that farmers embody. We need to make certain our farmers succeed," said Corbett. The state budget Gov....

2011-08-11 14:14:00

Area Residents May Notice Increased Noise HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An artillery live-fire exercise will be conducted between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 p.m., Aug. 13-14 at Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County. Live-fire exercises using 155-millimeter artillery, conducted approximately six times a year, are announced in advance to alert area residents to the potential for increased noise levels. Fort Indiantown Gap offers more than 17,000 acres and 140...

2011-06-16 12:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the following recent appointments: Health Care Cost Containment Council Frances Ward, Ph.D., R.N., C.R.N.P., Philadelphia Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Committee Keith B. Snyder, Camp Hill Robert Williams, Sinking Spring Dr. Edward Mulvey, Pittsburgh Judge Kim Berkley Clark, Pittsburgh Joseph Puglio, York Robert Listenbee,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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