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2015-04-27 16:30:34

All Future Applications Will Now Go Through New System HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Wolf today announced the successful transition of 121,234 individuals

2015-04-27 16:25:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania will join states across the nation this week in recognizing April 27 through May 1 as Air Quality Awareness Week. "As

2015-04-27 12:26:36

Residents May See Small Helicopters Hovering Over Electrical Equipment AKRON, Ohio, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Power Company (Penn Power), an indirect subsidiary of

2015-04-27 12:23:05

Airport Activities including Free Yoga, Massages and Tasting Events Happening April 27 - May 1 BOSTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, the AIRMALL at Boston Logan International

2015-04-27 12:23:02

Airport Activities including Yoga, Free Massages and Walking Trails Happening April 27 - May 1 BALTIMORE, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, the AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International

2015-04-25 08:20:57

Comcast Employees Join Friends and Family Members in Making a Lasting Difference on America's Largest Single-Day Corporate Volunteer Effort PITTSBURGH, April 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday,

2015-04-24 08:28:18

QVC for Apple Watch® is now available in the US, UK and Germany WEST CHESTER, Pa., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, QVC,

2015-04-24 08:25:07

First NEC Director and Top Economic Advisor to Two U.S.

2015-04-23 16:31:03

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Friday, April 24, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), will deliver remarks at two community-wide events in Philadelphia.

2015-04-23 16:27:34

-- Former Inmates and Officers Return to Abandoned Cellblocks to Share Memories with the Public -- PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern State Penitentiary will


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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...

rape2_001_pvd
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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.