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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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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