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2014-10-24 23:00:36

Panel Examines Whistleblowers, False Claims Act & "Big Corporations Behaving Badly." Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 In the wake of the Wall Street meltdown, banking fraud and historic pharmaceutical False Claims Acts settlements in the billions, why are CEOs not going to jail? The American Law Journal host Christopher Naughton welcomes former Assistant U.S. Attorneys Joe Poluka of Blank Rome and Joseph Trautwein of Trautwein & Associates, Patrick Burns...

2014-10-24 08:24:08

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new hip hop collaboration, Little League baseball's Taney Dragons are celebrated in song and verse. The Philadelphia team that captured America's hearts with their inspired play is the subject of "Taney Street," a musical composition performed by Force 9. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154211LOGO During their improbable run into the semifinals at the 2014 Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA, the Dragons...

2014-10-23 23:08:47

The Philadelphia 100 Award is one of the area’s most sought after honors. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LEAF”), a specialized equipment leasing and finance company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, was recently recognized as one of the Philadelphia region’s fastest growing privately held companies. The honor was bestowed by the Entrepreneur’s Forum of Greater Philadelphia in conjunction with the Philadelphia Business Journal and the...

2014-10-23 08:33:52

5K Run/Walk Presented by Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in the United States only six percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer will survive more than five years. On November 1(st) nearly 6,000 supporters will join the movement to change the future for this disease and double survival by 2020 at PurpleStride Philadelphia presented by Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. The 5K timed run and awareness walk will raise...

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 23:12:29

Technology services firm recognized as one of the region's fastest growing companies Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 J2 Solutions, Inc. (J2), a leading technology services firm, has been recognized as one of Philadelphia’s fastest growing companies. This is the first time J2, listed at #9, has made the Philadelphia 100 list. Conducted by the Wharton Small Business Development Center, The Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Business...

2014-10-21 23:10:21

Medical Guardian has earned a top spot on the Philly100 List for the second year in a row. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 For the second year in a row, Medical Guardian earned a spot on the coveted Philly100 List, which recognizes the fastest growing privately owned companies in Philadelphia. Down from #41 in 2013, Medical Guardian landed the 29th spot on the 2014 list. Founded in 1988 by the Entrepreneur’s Forum of Greater Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Business Journal and...

2014-10-20 12:27:54

Association Recognizes National Philanthropy Day by Releasing Results of Faces of Philanthropy Survey at Nov. National Philanthropy Day Gala PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you know what philanthropists look like? Chances are good that you are wrong. The next generation of philanthropist may bear little resemblance to the donors of yesteryear, concludes a newly-released survey by the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Greater Philadelphia Chapter (AFP-GPC)....

2014-10-20 08:27:52

CHALFONT, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week marks the launch of the ASCEND Digital Marketing Summit 2014 presented by AWeber. The two-day conference taking place October 23rd and 24th in Philadelphia boasts an all-star lineup of speakers who are recognized around the world as influencers in the digital marketing and technology industries. Presenters include: -- Ann Handley, Marketing Profs, Chief Content Officer -- Wil Reynolds, SEER, Founder -- Peter Shankman,...

2014-10-17 23:07:38

The Who concert tickets for Philadelphia, PA, at Wells Fargo Center; Pittsburgh, PA, at Consol Energy Center; Newark, NJ, at Prudential Center; New York, NY, at Madison Square Garden; and Boston, MA, at TD Garden are on sale to the general population today. Trusted ticket provider QueenBeeTickets.com is offering a substantial selection of tickets for The Who at fair prices while seats last. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com has a wide selection of affordably...


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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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Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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