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2014-10-23 23:05:25

Louisa Quittman, Director of the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Financial Education, to Keynote Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 PwC US and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) announced that registration opened today for the fifth PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The professional-development opportunity targeting educators, principals, administrators and superintendents from the eastern United States, will be held at...

2014-10-23 12:24:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA), which works to turn environmental values into Pennsylvania priorities, announced its endorsement of Tom Wolf for Governor of Pennsylvania. "It's clearly time for a change in Harrisburg," said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of CVPA. "We need new leadership that will protect our air, water and public health and will recognize both the environmental and economic benefits of clean energy. Tom...

2014-10-23 08:35:51

RADNOR, Pa., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR Corporation (NASDAQ: VWR), a leading, independent provider of laboratory products, services and solutions, announced it will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2014 after the market closes on Thursday, November 6, 2014, and will hold a conference call before the market opens the following day at 8:30 AM eastern time (ET) to discuss its financial results for the third quarter of 2014 as well as future expectations....

2014-10-23 08:30:48

Color Alive! joins Crayola's growing portfolio of digital product offerings for tech savvy kids EASTON, Pa., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crayola, a colorfully innovative brand for over 110 years, announced plans to launch Color Alive!, the first augmented reality product offering among its growing digital portfolio, in early 2015. Partnering with leading 4D company DAQRI, Color Alive! will feature an innovative offline and online play experience through color and 4D technology,...

2014-10-23 08:30:39

New Equestrian Lifestyle Channel Is Available To Armstrong Customers FORT WORTH, Texas and BUTLER, Pa., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ride Television Network, Inc. and Armstrong are pleased to announce that on October 13(th), Armstrong began offering RIDE TV to customers in Butler, PA, Boardman, OH, Zelienople, PA and Harrisville, WV. RIDE TV is available in both high definition and standard definition on channels 235 (HD) and 489 (SD) as part of the company's Extra Pack....

2014-10-23 08:23:22

MEDINA, Minn., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania General Assembly recently voted to expand the choices of citizens in the state, while protecting the environment, by passing legislation that allows low speed electric vehicles (LSVs), known in Pennsylvania as Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs), to travel on approved roads with a posted speed limit of no more than 35 miles per hour. With Governor Tom Corbett's signature, Pennsylvania joins 46 other states that have...

2014-10-22 23:14:39

Lamps.com is the 4th Fastest Growing Company in Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Lamps.com has been recognized as Philadelphia 100’s 4th fastest growing, privately held company in the Greater Philadelphia region. With 1291% growth between 2011 and 2013, Lamps.com attributes its success to four things: a great domain, pride in site design, a devoted and knowledgeable team, and a real dedication to customer experience. They offer an extensive collection of...

2014-10-22 23:10:56

Greenbee Parking, a rising new airport parking firm, has been applauded as one of the most popular and preferred provider for travelers using the Charlotte (CLT) airport. The latest CLT airport parking reviews amongst their clientele show that their innovative offers and affordable deals have made a tangible difference to the parking experience here. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Greenbee Parking, the young and dynamic parking service, has proven once again that it is one of the...

2014-10-22 20:21:32

Pennsylvania joins a growing number of states to pass legislation or resolutions allowing for a comprehensive approach to state compliance with EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA), along with labor, businesses and electric ratepayers statewide praise Gov. Corbett for signing into law House Bill 2354. This measure which passed the House and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support establishes...

2014-10-22 16:21:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trick-or-treaters everywhere are gearing up with excitement for a night filled with candy as Halloween quickly approaches. While brushing twice a day and visiting the dentist every six months are preventive measures, children's teeth also benefit by limiting the candy they consume. This Halloween the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) encourages children to donate some of their candy to the Halloween Candy Buyback Program....


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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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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.