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2015-03-25 08:31:52

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is beginning a new campaign focused on making certain that diagnosed victims of this rare form of cancer, who were

2015-03-25 08:27:19

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While many states have pushed for new laws to legalize the use of marijuana for medical reasons, there are few well-controlled studies

2015-03-25 08:21:41

Survey also finds texting while driving varies by gender, region, age ERIE, Pa., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pop quiz: What percentage of drivers have brushed or flossed their teeth

2015-03-24 23:01:37

Bucks County attorney John F.

2015-03-24 23:00:44

A video contest open to all Pennsylvania junior and senior high school students (grades 7-12) to raise awareness for Fragrance-Free schools was announced today by Women for a Healthy Environment.

2015-03-24 12:31:55

PITTSBURGH, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan has retained its financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) from A.M.

2015-03-24 12:23:14

Charitable Organizations and Veterans' Service Organizations Awards Announced HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Military and Veterans

2015-03-24 12:22:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has selected four 501(c)3 non-profit organizations to receive $500,000 in grants for

2015-03-24 08:36:48

NEW HOLLAND, Pa., Mar.

2015-03-24 08:28:53

Just Born Quality Confections Partners with Hockey Team to Hatch the Sweetest Zamboni® Machine on Ice BETHLEHEM, Pa., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Though spring is finally here, it is still


Latest Pennsylvania Reference Libraries

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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.