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2014-10-07 12:29:02

Imperial Systems has changed the roof design of all CMAXX Cartridge Dust Collectors to have a solid one-piece roof. JACKSON CENTER, Pa., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Imperial Systems has changed the roof design of all CMAXX Cartridge Dust Collectors to have a solid one-piece roof. The updated roof on the CMAXX is fully reinforced and slightly positively bowed to make the unit stronger and assist with water runoff. Even with these changes, the CMAXX dust collection system still...

2014-10-07 12:26:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than a month to go before the state's November 4 General Election, AARP Pennsylvania today released non-partisan voters' guides featuring positions from Pennsylvania Gubernatorial, Congressional and state legislative candidates on critical health and financial security issues. Voters of all ages may view the guides at www.aarp.org/yourvote. "AARP wants to make sure our 1.7 million Pennsylvania members and all voters...

2014-10-07 12:23:25

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it has filed a complaint with the state Environmental Hearing Board requesting a $4.5 million civil penalty from EQT Production Company of Washington, Pa., for a major pollution incident in 2012 at the company's Phoenix Pad S location in Duncan Township, Tioga County. "EQT fails to recognize the ongoing environmental harm from the significant amount of...

Research Shows How Giant Clams Harness The Sun
2014-10-07 03:38:15

University of Pennsylvania Evolution in extreme environments has produced life forms with amazing abilities and traits. Beneath the waves, many creatures sport iridescent structures that rival what materials scientists can make in the laboratory. A team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Santa Barbara, has now shown how giant clams use these structures to thrive, operating as exceedingly efficient, living greenhouses that grow symbiotic...

2014-10-07 08:29:36

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Absorption Systems, a leader in preclinical contract testing of drugs, biologics, and medical devices, announces that it has been subcontracted by the German pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA to work on a new pediatric formulation of praziquantel. Merck was awarded a grant for this project by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium. The objective of the project is to develop and register a new...

2014-10-07 08:29:26

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) has appointed Karen Flynn President of the company's Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems business. Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems is a global business unit within West, and is the company's largest, generating annual sales revenue of nearly $1 billion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131029/NE05658LOGO "Karen has a strong track record of growing revenue, while maintaining high team...

2014-10-06 12:33:42

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a partnership with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to deliver a first-of-a-kind executive education program for Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) and Chief Customer Officers (CCOs). The two-week course, titled "The CMO Advantage: Evolving Beyond the Digital Revolution," will explore the increasing importance of the CMO in the C-Suite. The intersection of marketing and technology in today's...

2014-10-06 12:29:19

HANOVER, Pa., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Snyder's of Hanover continues to support gluten-free living by partnering with the Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) for the months of October and November. From October 1(st) - November 30(th), Snyder's of Hanover will donate $.05 from every specially marked bag of Snyder's of Hanover Gluten-Free Pretzels sold to the CDF up to $25,000. The partnership is helping to fund research, treatment and raise awareness of celiac disease -- an...

2014-10-03 23:04:55

Grand Opening Event is Saturday, October 11th from 10 am to 7 pm Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver opens its Lawrenceville location at 4743 Plummer Street., Pittsburgh, PA 15201 with a Grand Opening event on Saturday, October 11, from 10 am until 7 pm. The new 23,000 sf location is the 15th store for the home improvement center chain, which was founded in 1962. It is also the first new Busy Beaver store to open in eight years. The Lawrenceville location...

2014-10-03 12:23:40

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board posted on its web site today the monthly report for total revenue generated from the play of slot machines at casinos during September. According to the report, September gross revenue from slot machines at the 12 operating casinos was $180,311,642 or 3.9% lower when compared to the $187,803,113 in gross revenue generated in September 2013. Tax revenue in September of this year was...


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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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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