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2014-09-16 08:36:40

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Y-Prime, Inc., a premier eClinical products and consulting company, today announced the appointment of Blaise Hall as Director of Finance. Hall will lead the company's financial processes, including financial reporting, revenue forecasting and budgeting. Hall is a finance expert who brings more than 15 years of experience in clinical research and pharmaceutical finance. He brings to Y-Prime a breadth of experience that includes lead...

2014-09-16 08:32:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of United Concordia Dental can now book appointments online with participating network dentists at UnitedConcordia.com, thanks to a partnership between LocalMed and the national dental wellness company. "Members can book an appointment with one of our dentists using the 'Schedule Now' button located on the Find a Dentist page of our website," said Jim Shade, vice president of network operations at United Concordia. "We are happy...

2014-09-16 08:31:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is incredibly passionate about compensation for individuals diagnosed with this asbestos exposure form of cancer, especially if they live in New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania, and they offer victims, in these states instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, who are also among the leaders in mesothelioma compensation nationwide. If a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma does not want to...

2014-09-15 23:06:14

Alpha Chi Omega Announces Partnership with The Jed Foundation Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Leading women’s fraternity Alpha Chi Omega announced today its partnership with The Jed Foundation, an organization whose mission is to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students. Alpha Chi Omega is the first women’s fraternity of the National Panhellenic Conference to affiliate with The Jed Foundation, joining men’s fraternities Sigma Chi and Sigma...

2014-09-15 23:02:54

Pennsylvania health insurance organization to offer private exchange for purchasing medical and specialty insurance products PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Array Health, an independent provider of private insurance exchange technology, today announced that Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania, has selected the Array Spectrum™ Private Exchange solution for its online private health insurance exchange...

2014-09-15 12:22:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians are being asked to nominate their favorite trail for the 2015 Trail of the Year, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti announced today. The designation is coordinated by DCNR's Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Committee to elevate public awareness of the thousands of miles of trails available for public enjoyment in Pennsylvania. DCNR also is accepting applications for eight...

2014-09-15 12:22:35

BERWICK, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Monday (9/15). PPL Susquehanna decided to shut down the generating unit for inspection based on data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine, which indicated that a few blades had potentially developed small cracks. With the unit shut down, workers performed an inspection and replaced one row of...

2014-09-15 12:20:39

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and OTG Management LLC today announced plans to transform the dining and retail experience at the airline's hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and create unparalleled services and amenities for United's customers. The program will combine leading-edge technology, award-winning dining and renowned design. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145845 The $120 million capital investment for the project will...

2014-09-15 08:28:46

Almost 300 newborn events were reported to the Authority with more than nine percent of the events contributing to serious patient harm HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 300 newborn events, including family members dropping their newborns after falling asleep, newborns slipping out of family members' arms to the floor and newborns receiving bumps to their heads while being cared for by their families are highlighted in an article from the September Pennsylvania...

2014-09-15 08:25:34

-- University of Pennsylvania Takes #1 Spot for the First Time in the List's History -- LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Playboy magazine today announced the release of its highly-anticipated Top Party Schools rankings. This year's list includes 10 schools, with the University of Pennsylvania taking top honors. The much-talked-about rankings are featured in the magazine's October 2014 college issue (on newsstands and iPlayboy.com Friday, September 19). This is the ninth time...


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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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'