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2014-06-24 12:30:33

The Tower at PNC Plaza Reflects PNC's Continued Leadership in Green Building PITTSBURGH, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today celebrated the topping off of its new global headquarters, The Tower at PNC Plaza. Officials, labor dignitaries, construction workers, PNC's employees and project partners gathered to sign the final steel beam before it was placed atop the building structure. The 33-story, 800,000-square foot tower is...

2014-06-06 12:26:42

PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures, announced today that it has been recognized as on the region's healthiest employers by the Pittsburgh Business Times. MSA, employing more than 1,300 people in the Pittsburgh region, was recognized with the Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania award for its commitment to...

2014-05-22 20:21:56

PITTSBURGH, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced the winners of the 50th annual Golden Quill Awards during an awards presentation tonight at the Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, Pittsburgh. The Golden Quills competition recognizes professional excellence in written, photographic, broadcast and online journalism in Western Pennsylvania. Winners and finalists of the 2014 Golden Quills are: Spot/Breaking News, Radio Winner: KDKA Staff,...

2014-05-15 20:22:43

Nominees in Beaver, Butler, and Lawrence Counties Recognized For Student Talent in the Arts MIDLAND, Pa., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 21, the 20(th) Annual Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center. These awards recognize individual artistry and honor the dedication and professionalism of students and educators and their schools' commitment to performing arts education. Nominations for awards for...

2014-04-22 00:20:53

- Tour Kicks Off Thursday, July 31 - LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kings Of Leon announced a third leg to their 2014 MECHANICAL BULL TOUR. Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the band will kick off the summer amphitheater tour on Thursday, July 31 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis, Mo. Joining the Kings Of Leon on select dates this summer will be Young The Giant and Kongos. Tickets for the general public go on sale starting Friday, April 25 through the...

2014-04-16 08:35:42

United Way of Westmoreland County's luncheon celebrates 2013 campaign, honors Kennametal Inc., other corporate contributors LATROBE, Pa., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a lunchtime gathering on Wednesday, April 16 at the Conference Center at Saint Vincent College, United Way of Westmoreland County (UWWC) and its partners, including community donors, corporate supporters, nonprofit partners and volunteers, will celebrate the nearly $3.8M raised during its 2013 campaign. The...

2014-04-11 12:22:20

PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new No. 1 atop the Honor Roll list ranking the top-performing school districts in Western Pennsylvania, according to the 10th annual Pittsburgh Business Times 2014 Guide to Western Pennsylvania Schools, which is being released today. Our latest ranking places the Mt. Lebanon School District in the overall top spot, supplanting Upper St. Clair School District, which was No. 1 for the past eight years running. The PBT Honor Roll...

2014-04-11 08:27:08

PITTSBURGH, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid an increasingly competitive environment for world-class talent, and against the backdrop of the Affordable Care Act, the Pittsburgh Technology Council announced today several new and expanded initiatives targeted toward Pittsburgh's technology and manufacturing communities. The Pittsburgh Technology Council, which has served advanced manufacturing, information technology and life sciences-related firms for more than 30 years, unveiled a...

2014-03-17 23:24:15

The Jim Recht Agency, LLC - Farmers Insurance Group (http://www.farmersagent.com/jrecht), located at 2520 Mosside Blvd. Suite 4A, in Monroeville, has been serving Monroeville for nearly two years. Differentiated service and excellent products at competitive prices has caused Jim to expand his agency and have a grand re-opening. Monroeville, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Hundreds of satisfied customers have chosen The Jim Recht Agency for the quality of the products and the personalized...

2014-02-28 12:22:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has announced the appointment of Susan "Susie" Shipley to the Port of Pittsburgh Commission where she will serve as commission chair. Shipley is the president of the Western Pennsylvania and Ohio Valley region at Huntington Bank. A dynamic business leader with over 25 years of domestic and international banking experience, Shipley has an impressive track record of building businesses and strong cohesive...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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