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2015-03-12 12:29:24

Healthcare Facilities Are Encouraged to Standardize Codes Statewide to Avoid Confusion HARRISBURG, Pa., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency code terminology used to notify staff

2015-03-12 08:27:38

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) encourages all Pennsylvanians to protect public health and the environment by honoring National

2015-03-11 20:21:26

Committee will increase transparency about the regulatory process HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced

2015-03-11 16:21:44

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston-based Annova LNG, LLC today filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to initiate a review of the potential development

2015-03-11 12:24:16

Historic Investment in Education Through a Severance Tax on Oil and Natural Gas, $3.8 Billion in Property Tax Relief Highlight Bold Proposal HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-03-11 12:23:54

ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on Wednesday (3/11) approved applications filed by PPL Electric Utilities Corporation and PPL Interstate

2015-03-11 08:28:03

New Location and Employees Expand Client Services ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- H.I.M.

2015-03-11 08:27:57

PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, March 14th, The Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania will be unveiling its new custom $100,000 Disaster Response Unit (DRU) to the public

2015-03-10 20:21:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved funding to support new Alternative and Clean Energy


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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...

rape2_001_pvd
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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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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