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2014-10-15 16:27:22

Millersville University Professor Unveils Documentary MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Dr. Chang continues to build his work and expose social issues in a high quality professional manner that captures the film festival world and will impact many viewers," said colleague and Millersville University of Pennsylvania associate professor Dr. Jennifer Wood. Ask anyone in Millersville's communication and theatre department and they'll tell you that Dr. Changfu...

2014-10-15 16:26:05

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revenue from table games play at the 12 Pennsylvania casinos was $59.2 million in September 2014, according to a report released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. That represented a 3.56% increase in revenue from table games play during September of this year compared to September of 2013. The monthly report, posted on the Board's web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, also shows $8.5 million in tax revenue...

2014-10-15 12:38:28

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellen DeGeneres, who announced the creation of her new lifestyle collection, E.D., in July, will launch E.D. On Air, a new seasonal home collection created especially for QVC, on Friday, October 24 at 8 PM (ET). DeGeneres will broadcast live from the Los Angeles set of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to debut the line. E.D. On Air will bring together DeGeneres' love of design, home decor and holiday gift giving across multiple product...

2014-10-15 12:32:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett signed House Bill 1654 into law at an event in the Capitol today, expanding newborn screening requirements to assist in early detection measures that will help to improve care for children diagnosed with certain rare disorders. Corbett was joined by prime sponsor of the bill, Rep. Angel Cruz (D-Philadelphia); other members of the General Assembly; Secretary of Health Michael Wolf; and Physician General...

2014-10-15 12:23:55

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC QB/BB: BNET). Senator Elder Vogel, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate Agriculture Committee, recently announced plans to re-introduce PA Senate Bill (SB) 994, the Major Watershed Improvement Act, in January 2015. The Bill, which has the support of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, PennAg and the National Milk Producers Federation, is projected to save Pennsylvania up to $1.5B annually in Chesapeake Bay...

2014-10-15 12:23:39

ThinkCentre Thin Clients Deliver Virtualization Solutions Combining VMware Technology with Lenovo End-to-End Offerings KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- VMworld Europe 2014 -- This week at VMworld 2014 Europe Devon IT is showing the expanded Lenovo thin client portfolio - including the ThinkCentre M32 and M73 thin clients - now running a fully unified operating system and thin client management suite. Lenovo's LeTOS and WES7 operating system options, with...

2014-10-14 16:24:54

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society estimates that about 232,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the United States during 2014, which is what makes fundraisers like Play for P.I.N.K. recently held in Harrisburg so important. Hosted by The Country Club of Harrisburg, the inaugural event held on Oct. 6 raised nearly $100,000 for cancer research. "For its first year, the results of this local Play for P.I.N.K....

2014-10-14 08:21:09

State of Pennsylvania Permits Electric Vehicle Operators to Set Fees Based on Kilowatt Hour Usage MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging" or the "Company"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that the Public Utility Commission of the State of Pennsylvania will permit owners and operators of EV charging stations to implement kilowatt hour ("kWh") pricing within...

2014-10-13 23:07:47

Paul R. Yagelski recognized as a Distinguished Toastmaster for participation in the Toastmaster International Education Program Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Rothman Gordon attorney Paul R. Yagelski has been recognized as a Distinguished Toastmaster for participation in the Toastmaster International Education Program. Distinguished Toastmaster recognition is the greatest honor that can be earned by a member of the Toastmasters organization. Only a few of more than...

2014-10-13 23:04:40

Allegheny Health Network Hospital Voted Pittsburgh Region's Highest Quality Healthcare Provider by Local Consumers PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) has once again received the National Research Corporation’s (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for Western Pennsylvania. Based solely on the views of healthcare consumers, the award identifies hospitals that have the highest quality and image in their respective markets. A leading analyst of healthcare...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin