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2014-10-28 23:12:55

Greenbee Parking, the fastest growing parking service in America, has just revealed an all new series of parking deals for all travelers using the St. Louis (STL) airport. With these new cheap STL airport parking rates, Greenbee customers can expect more savings and lower travel budgets. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Greenbee Parking has announced their new deals for the upcoming travel season. As always, the young service provider has not failed to wow us with their flexible...

2014-10-28 16:20:34

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighty-six projects in 35 counties will improve safety and mobility with $84 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund investments from Act 89, the state's transportation plan. "All types of transportation drive our economy and Act 89 gave us the tools to ensure our non-highway modes receive the funding they need to maintain a connected transportation system," PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch said. "These are vital investments that...

2014-10-28 12:30:16

Part of Select Group to Earn J.D. Power's Certification PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan has once again been recognized for contact center excellence under the J.D. Power 2014 Certified Contact Center Program(SM). This is the fourth time since 2009 that UPMC Health Plan has earned call center certification, having previously done so in 2009, 2011, and 2012. UPMC Health Plan earned the distinction through a combination of voice-of-the-customer feedback and...

2014-10-28 08:41:20

Statewide Pennsylvania Online School First of its Kind to Charter NHS Chapter WAYNE, Pa., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agora Cyber Charter School, an accredited, online public charter school for Pennsylvania students in grades K-12, accepted 50 new members to its National Honor Society (NHS) and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) chapters this month. A ceremony was held in Mechanicsburg, PA on October 5, 2014. In 2010, Agora became the first cyber school in the nation...

2014-10-28 08:35:47

NEW STANTON, Pa., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to widespread concern about proper protection against viral outbreaks, Discount Safety Gear, a subsidiary of Online Stores, has produced a biohazard Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kit and public service video on how to put on and remove the gear to avoid contamination. The kit consists of all the pieces for medium-level protection against hazardous materials. It can be purchased here:...

2014-10-27 23:09:19

San Diego company brings mobile-device-charger vending to Oakland International Airport. Oakland, Calif. (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 FuelRod, a San Diego-based technology company announced today that it has extended access to its “ready-to-go” mobile charger vending systems to Bay Area travelers through a partnership with Oakland International Airport (OAK). FuelRod’s patented vending machines allow customers to buy portable chargers for mobile phones and tablets for just twenty...

2014-10-27 16:28:01

The Congressman and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative will serve as a keynote speaker at the group's 25th Annual "State of the States in Brain Injury" conference and will be recognized for his advocacy on brain research WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative will deliver a keynote address tomorrow, October 28, in Philadelphia to 100 key State and federal government employees...

2014-10-27 16:27:30

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a hotbed for sustaining growth within Digital Health, few global markets are so positioned to thrive as the Greater Philadelphia region. In a joint study by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA, CEO Council for Growth, Ernst & Young LLP, Fairmount Partners, and the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT), the Greater Philadelphia region's strength and potential in Digital Health is explored, with more...

2014-10-27 16:25:47

One Direction Lincoln Financial Field tickets are available in designated markets, and QueenBeeTickets.com is a popular online stop for deep discounts on today's most popular events. One Direction's Philadelphia concert is scheduled to dazzle fans in and near Pennsylvania on September 1, 2015. Tickets are on sale to the general public this Saturday for stops on the On The Road Again Tour, but serious fans are deciding to obtain seats from secondary market providers during the presale period....

2014-10-27 16:24:35

Patients with less internalized weight bias experience greater weight loss DANVILLE, Pa., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Internal weight bias - or the negative feelings people have about their own weight - influence the success people have after undergoing weight loss surgery, according to a Geisinger research study to be published in the December issue of Obesity Surgery. The Geisinger study, which is currently available online, is considered the first and only study to...


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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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maffling
  • To stammer.
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  • A simpleton.
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