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2010-10-25 15:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Austin Burke announced today that the commonwealth will invest $200,000 to help a Reynoldsville, Jefferson County, manufacturer expand and create 10 new jobs.

2010-09-09 06:00:00

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Kid Companions is a chewable and wearable therapy accessory that is safe, stylish and effective. The chewelry is recommended by occupational therapists and parents, especially for special needs children.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.