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2014-09-11 16:22:47

READING, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) electric utility operating companies - Pennsylvania Electric (Penelec), Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power) and Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) - were recently recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Energy Association of Pennsylvania, an association of the Commonwealth's electric and natural gas utilities. The safety awards are selected annually by the association's Accident Prevention Committee. The...

2014-09-11 16:22:44

Honored for 11th Time in the Past 13 Years AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) remains among the nation's leading utilities in promoting economic development, according to Site Selection magazine. This marks the eleventh time in the past 13 years the company has received this honor. In 2013, FirstEnergy helped attract more than $3 billion in third-party capital investment to its Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia and Maryland service areas that...

2014-09-11 12:25:14

American Businesswoman, Writer and Television Personality Appears in Public Service Announcements for QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes on Sale" WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to a great pair of shoes, Ivanka Trump is an expert. As a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur, she knows that power shoes can help a woman feel like she is ready to conquer the world. This year, Trump is digging in her heels to help fight breast cancer through her involvement with...

2014-09-11 12:22:30

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William H. Spence, chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), will participate in a panel discussion on the topic "Integrated Model Evolving" at the Wolfe Research Power and Gas Leaders Conference in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 17. The 75-minute panel will be webcast live starting at 8 a.m. Eastern time. The webcast will be accessible through PPL's website. An archived replay will be available for 30...

2014-09-11 08:30:13

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Vennum, a partner in Burleson LLP's Pittsburgh location, will present Strategies for the Oil & Gas Industry, speaking at two events hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), the continuing education arm of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/DA38500LOGO The seminar will be given on Sept. 15 at the PBI Professional Development Center in Pittsburgh, and again on Sept. 17 at...

2014-09-10 23:06:43

Becker's Hospital Review Names150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know," which features some of the brightest leaders involved in financial aspects of the healthcare industry. These men and women have demonstrated excellence in healthcare financial management by leading some of the largest, most prominent and financially...

2014-09-10 16:20:41

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee, released a statement on the announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that the City of Philadelphia has been awarded $2.5 million for the Roosevelt Boulevard Multi-Modal Study. The DOT grant came from the National Infrastructure Investments or TIGER VI Discretionary Grants Program. In May, Fattah wrote to Transportation...

2014-09-10 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James J. Laychak, President of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, accepted the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of the Pentagon Memorial today. The Pentagon Memorial, along with the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA and the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York received the medal honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks that day. The Pentagon Memorial's medal will ultimately be on display...

2014-09-10 12:20:57

- Concessions Updates Follow Substantial Investment in New Concessions in Terminal B this Spring - BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRMALL® USA, developer of the leading airport concessions model in North America and operator of the AIRMALL at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), continues to enhance the traveler experience at BOS with recent improvements to the Terminal E food court. The renovations include numerous cosmetic updates to the food court, along with the...

2014-09-09 23:10:45

Addition of five new senior staff members solidifies Sage ERP market leadership while expanding company presence on both coasts. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 RKL eSolutions LLC, a top Sage ERP partner headquartered in Pennsylvania, has announced the hiring of five new senior staff members. Taking what management calls a “balanced approach” to growth and hiring, the move further enhances the company’s position among elite Sage 100 ERP, Sage 500 ERP, and Sage ERP X3...


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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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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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