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2014-09-19 23:05:12

Stevie Wonder will be headlining at the following venues and cities in 2014: Key Arena in Seattle, WA; TD Garden in Boston, MA; Madison Square Garden (MSG) in New York, NY; United Center in Chicago, IL; Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, MI; Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA; Air Canada Center in Toronto, MGM Grand Garden Arena in Oakland and Verizon Center in Washington, DC. This popular ticket reseller is offering their customer appreciation discount code STEVIE-WONDER-2014...

2014-09-19 23:01:32

Defendant Xarelto manufacturers want several lawsuits dismissed from Pennsylvania state court, arguing that there is no connection with the state. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 According to a report from HarrisMartin dated September 17, the manufacturers of the embattled blood-thinner Xarelto, named as defendants in several lawsuits filed in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, have moved the court to dismiss those suits because the alleged circumstances of the...

2014-09-18 23:09:00

Ira Katz brings more than 30 years in pharmaceuticals to the magazine's editorial advisory board. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 International management consulting firm Insigniam announced that its consultant, Ira Katz, has been named to the editorial advisory board for Applied Clinical Trials. Applied Clinical Trials is a global, peer-reviewed publication with coverage that features the process of managing clinical trials at the intersection where pharmaceutical product...

2014-09-18 23:05:02

Pre-Orders Now Open for Highly Anticipated Fever Smart Thermometer, Featuring Continuous Monitoring, Cloud Connectivity, Alert Notifications and Full Integration with iO8 and Apple’s Healthkit Platform. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Fever Smart (http://www.feversmart.com) today announced the company has begun production of its highly anticipated smart patch thermometer, the first wearable device that allows parents to monitor their children’s temperature continuously and...

2014-09-18 16:27:48

--The first of its kind, Center to offer children and families in South Philadelphia integrated healthcare, literacy and recreation services in one location-- PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and City officials hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking today to announce the Community Health and Literacy Center, a CHOP-City partnership that will provide healthcare, literacy and recreational services in one location for children and...

2014-09-18 12:26:31

The Institute of Museums and Library Sciences has awarded funding to The Mütter Museum, La Salle University Art Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Wagner Free Institute of Science WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that four museums in his Philadelphia district will receive grant awards totaling $524,485 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The Institute--a federal agency...

2014-09-18 12:26:08

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Terror Behind the Walls, America's largest haunted house, is located inside the massive, castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This extraordinary theatrical production, consistently ranked among the top haunted attractions in the nation, runs on select evenings from September 19 through November 8, 2014. Terror Behind the Walls begins with a critical decision for visitors: should they explore the...

2014-09-18 08:33:06

New U.S. Wealth Report reveals wealth in technology and energy-centric cities is on the rise NEW YORK, MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A continued economic recovery, strong equity market performance, rising real estate values, and an "energy renaissance" that pushed U.S. oil production to its highest levels in over 20 years, boosted the population and wealth of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs)(1) in the U.S. to record levels in 2013, according to the U.S. Wealth...

2014-09-17 23:01:13

Goliath recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the Philadelphia region Conshohocken, PA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Goliath Technologies, the leading provider of Proactive IT Operations solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a spot on the Philadelphia 100® list of the fastest- growing, privately-held businesses in the region. “We are pleased to be recognized as one of the Philadelphia region’s fastest growing companies,” said Thomas Charlton, Chairman...

2014-09-17 08:36:39

Newer Eateries Rule the List; Winning Restaurants Span 29 States with California, Oregon, and Pennsylvania Restaurants Making the Strongest Showing and the Cities of Portland and Philadelphia Boasting the Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of our country's progressive food and dining culture, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014...


Latest Philadelphia Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 10:58:27

Symbol: RUPH2 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DC, KY, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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2012-06-15 02:46:15

Symbol: PAPH Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PACAS2 Panicum capillare L. var. sylvaticum Torr.   PALI4 Panicum lithophilum Swallen   PAPHT Panicum philadelphicum Bernh. ex Trin. var. tuckermanii (Fernald) Steyerm. & Schmoll   PATU Panicum tuckermanii Fernald Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at...

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2012-06-15 09:06:11

Symbol: ERPH Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae...

2012-06-15 09:06:12

Symbol: ERPHP2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ERPHP4 Erigeron philadelphicus L. ssp. provancheri (Victorin & Rouss.) J.K. Morton   ERPR14 Erigeron provancheri Victorin & Rouss. Distribution: ErigeronphiladelphicusL. var.provancheri(Victorin & Rouss.) B. Boivin distribution:USA(NY, VT),CAN(ON, QC) Classification:      ...

2012-06-15 09:06:12

Symbol: ERPHP Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ERPHG2 Erigeron philadelphicus L. var. glaber Henry   ERPHS Erigeron philadelphicus L. var. scaturicola (Fernald) Fernald   ERPU13 Erigeron purpureus Aiton Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN,...

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.