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2014-07-30 08:29:47

MORRISVILLE, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most dentists are good clinicians, but it's the business side of running a practice that stresses them the most and limits their success in the profession. Many of the troubling issues that dentists deal with in their practice are explored in a new book, A Drive to Excellence: Building a High Performance, Patient-Centered Dental Practice. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/130888 Photo -...

2014-07-29 23:14:21

Greenbee Parking, a rising young airport parking service, has announced cheap and discounted Roanoke airport parking rates in their upcoming offers. Now all their customers using the Roanoke (ROA) airport will have options to save a bundle on their airport parking expenses very easily. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a fast growing airport parking service in North America, has just released new parking deals for their customers using the Roanoke (ROA) airport. In their...

2014-07-29 23:01:19

MHS students harvest and deliver fresh produce to children during summer. HERSHEY, Pa. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Milton Hershey School® (MHS) has partnered with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to distribute fresh produce to local children living in needy communities. The school’s Agricultural and Environmental Education (AEE) interns are participating in the joint venture. “This collaboration between Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Milton Hershey School is a great example of...

2014-07-29 16:20:43

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Commercial Airport Baggage Handling Systems (Barcode Systems, RFID Systems, and Vacuum Systems) Market - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global commercial airport baggage handling systems market was estimated to be $23.31 Billion in 2013 and is expected to register a CAGR of 7.17% to reach $37.86 Billion by2020. The BHS...

2014-07-29 12:30:19

70,000 sq.ft. creative and colorful family attraction to open summer 2015 ORLANDO, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's most loved brands is bringing its Sunglow to the Sunshine State. Crayola announced today that it will open a new Crayola Experience, a colorful family attraction, in the heart of Florida's top family destination: Orlando. The new location is slated to open summer 2015 in The Florida Mall and will feature 25 hands-on attractions that offer hours...

2014-07-29 12:23:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help identify the factors contributing to the poor health of the Susquehanna River and begin taking steps to improve the river's condition "before it becomes too late to repair the damage." In a July 28 letter to EPA Administrator Shawn Garvin, Executive Director John Arway said the agency supports...

2014-07-29 08:33:42

TRAFFORD, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Value Behavioral Health of Pennsylvania, Inc. (VBH-PA), a ValueOptions® company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced that David Rosenthal, M.D., M.H.A., has accepted a position as the organization's Medical Director. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130624/PH36534LOGO In his new position, Dr. Rosenthal will oversee VBH-PA's medical utilization and review process, and develop and implement...

2014-07-29 08:32:56

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center is 100 percent focused on making certain all diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Pennsylvania get the best possible compensation by doing everything possible to ensure they are dealing with some of the nation's best mesothelioma attorneys, who are also licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. For more information, diagnosed victims of this rare form of cancer or their family members are urged to...

2014-07-28 23:08:22

Maternal and Family Health Services is seeking nominations for the Rose Allan Tucker Award, which will be presented at the agency’s 43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors on October 29th at the Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre. Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Maternal and Family Health Services is seeking nominations for the Rose Allan Tucker Award, which will be presented at the agency’s 43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors on October 29th at the Westmoreland...

2014-07-28 20:20:27

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bipartisan bill to rename Philadelphia's iconic 30th Street Station in honor of former U.S. Representative William (Bill) H. Gray III passed the House of Representatives on a voice vote today. Introduced in June by Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), with the support of the full Pennsylvania delegation, the legislation honors the late Philadelphia Congressman for his outstanding public service career, including his leadership on...


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Allegheny National Forest
2013-10-30 09:24:27

The Allegheny National Forest is a National Forest that can be found in northwestern Pennsylvania. The forest covers 513,175 acres of land. In the forest is the Kinzua Dam, which impounds the Allegheny River to create Allegheny Reservoir. The administrative headquarters for the Allegheny National Forest can be found in Warren. It has two ranger stations, one in Bradford, McKean County and one in Marienville, Forest County. The forest lies in the heart of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas...

2012-06-14 08:07:31

Symbol: USPE Group: Lichen Family: Parmeliaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Parmeliaceae Genus   Usnea Dill. ex Adans. – beard lichen Species   Usnea pensylvanica Mot. – Pennsylvania beard lichen

2012-06-14 09:31:34

Symbol: SPPE6 Group: Moss Family: Splachnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   TEPE3 Tetraplodon pennsylvanicum (Brid.) Sayre Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Funariales Family   Splachnaceae Genus   Splachnum Hedw....

2012-06-14 10:58:32

Symbol: RUPE3 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   RUAB2 Rubus abactus L.H. Bailey Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, IL, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

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2012-06-14 11:36:19

Symbol: RAPE2 Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, AZ, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SD, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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