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2014-10-30 12:23:28

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced that Patricia Diaz Dennis and Robert J. Stevens have been elected to the company's board of directors effective Jan. 1, 2015 to serve as directors until the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which is expected to be held on April 28, 2015. Dennis, retired as senior vice president and assistant general counsel of AT&T in November 2008, was responsible for AT&T corporate...

2014-10-29 16:31:48

Chromalox 6060 controller comes packed with features and flexibility for a variety of simple and complex applications PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromalox, a leader in advanced thermal technologies, today announced the availability of a sophisticated 1/16 DIN single loop temperature and process controller. The Chromalox model 6060 controller offers such features as two PID sets, multiple inputs and outputs, heat/cool operation, soft start function, self-tuning startup, and...

2014-10-29 12:35:38

Fictional Baymax in the Movie "Big Hero 6" Embodies New Research on Soft Robotics PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Don Hall saw a robot arm made of balloons while visiting Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute several years ago, he knew instantly that Baymax, a pivotal character in the animated feature he was co-directing for Disney, also would be an inflatable robot. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO That movie, "Big Hero 6,"...

2014-10-29 08:26:19

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc.'s (NYSE: CNX) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.0625 per share, payable on December 2, 2014, to shareholders of record on November 10, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120416/NE87957LOGO CONSOL Energy Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based producer of natural gas and coal. The company is one of the largest independent natural gas exploration, development and production companies, with...

2014-10-28 08:29:01

One Direction Heinz Field tickets are available from secondary providers, and QueenBeeTickets.com has lowered its prices across its ticket inventory. One Direction's Pittsburgh concert will entertain fans in and around Pennsylvania on August 2, 2015. Tickets go on sale to the general population on Saturday, but dedicated fans are turning to the secondary market to secure their seats beforehand. OSHKOSH, Wis., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- QueenBeeTickets.com has been...

2014-10-28 08:24:51

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) had adjusted net income(1 )in the 2014 third quarter of $20 million, or $0.09 per share, after adjusting for unusual items, which are listed in the EBITDA reconciliation table on page 11. Adjusted EBITDA(1) was $236 million for the 2014 third quarter, compared to $178 million in the year-earlier quarter. Cash flow from operations in the just-ended quarter was $293 million, as compared to $196 million in the...

2014-10-27 12:26:47

Special Appearance by Harold Baines PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 14(th) store in Maryland and 600(th) store nationwide on Friday, November 7(th) at Waterside Village at Easton (28564 Marlboro Avenue). DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, November 9(th). The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m....

2014-10-27 12:26:44

Special Appearance by Blair Wiggins PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 32(nd) store in Florida and 598(th) store nationwide on Friday, November 7(th) at 5955 Naples Blvd. DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, November 9(th). The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday. "Addictive Fishing" host...

2014-10-27 12:26:42

Special Appearance by Allan Houston PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 18(th) store in New Jersey and 599(th) store nationwide on Friday, November 7(th) at Wayne Towne Center (76 Willowbrook Blvd). DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, November 9(th). The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m....

2014-10-27 12:26:33

Special Appearance by Brian Orakpo PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will be opening its 15(th) store in Maryland and 602(nd) store nationwide on Friday, November 7(th) at Francis Scott Key Mall (5500 Buckeystown Pike). DICK'S three-day grand opening celebration will run through Sunday, November 9(th). The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m....


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2012-06-18 04:57:13

Symbol: CRPO11 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: L48    N Distribution: CrataegusporrectaAshe distribution:USA(IL, PA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

Tyrannosaurus
2012-03-21 21:47:44

Tyrannosaurus, meaning “tyrant lizard,” was a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (68 to 65 million years ago). It was among the last non-avian dinosaurs to exist prior to the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event. Perhaps the most famous Tyrannosaurus species, T. rex, was named in 1905 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, president of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH). Teeth belonging to Tyrannosaurus were first discovered in 1874 by A. Lakes near Golden...

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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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