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2014-07-24 08:29:15

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second season of TLC's genealogy documentary series "Who Do You Think You Are?" will feature "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson searching through his family history with help from Carnegie Mellon University historian Scott Sandage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Premiering at 9 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, July 30, the episode will show Ferguson -- who thought that he came from a "nice, normal family" --...

2014-07-23 23:25:25

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Up-Helper, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 After her C-section an inventor from Baltimore, Md., rubbed her elbows raw while using them to lift herself up, and she saw her father having the same problem during a hospital stay. "This inspired me to design a way to prevent this problem," she said. The UP-HELPER helps a user lift him- or herself up. It also helps prevent injury. Overall, it...

2014-07-23 23:07:58

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is attempting to submit this idea, the Thumb Cushion, to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 "The rubber top of my game stick broke off, and it cost $60 just to replace it," said an inventor from Milwaukee, Wisc. "This inspired me to design a better way to ensure comfort when using a game stick." The Thumb Cushion enables a user to use a game stick more comfortably. It prevents discomfort and pain, and it...

2014-07-23 20:21:20

Adjusted EPS of $0.60 reflects ongoing challenges PITTSBURGH, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Inc. (NYSE: MSA) today reported results for the second quarter of 2014. Quarterly Highlights -- Revenue was $282 million, down 1 percent from the second quarter of 2013. Income from continuing operations was $22 million or $0.59 per basic share. -- Products developed within the last five years drove 32 percent of...

2014-07-22 12:29:33

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Care Behavioral Health Organization today released guidelines for treatment and recovery practices involving the use of methadone, an opioid used to treat opioid addiction. The guidelines* - titled, "Supporting Recovery from Opioid Addiction: Community Care Best Practice Guidelines for Recovery-Oriented Methadone Maintenance" - are intended to provide direction for physicians, clinicians, agencies, and systems in the Community Care...

2014-07-22 08:29:01

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boxing legend MIKE TYSON and Iron Mike Productions Presents "The Pride of Pittsburgh" on Friday, August 8th at CONSOL Energy Center and telecast LIVE on FOX Sports 1, headlined by the Steel City's favorite son, SAMMY "The Who Can Mexican" VASQUEZ. Advance tickets for "The Pride of Pittsburgh", starting at $50 are available through the Dick's Sporting Goods Box Office at CONSOL Energy Center, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or...

2014-07-21 23:05:58

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is working to submit this client's idea, the Micro Guitar, to companies for their review and possible feedback. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 An inventor from Baton Rouge, La., has designed a new type of guitar for both seasoned musicians and music beginners. "As a winner of many musical awards, I want to offer musicians a new way to make music," he said. Easy to use and compatible with all amplifiers, the MICRO GUITAR provides a more...

2014-07-21 23:05:02

Joseph F. Cvitkovic, Ph.D., of Jefferson Hospital, was selected by the American Psychological Association to testify on legislation that would give behavioral health facilities access to Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments. PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 An Allegheny Health Network psychologist is one of three behavioral health specialists invited by the American Psychological Association (APA) to participate as panelists in a Senate staff briefing sponsored by the Behavioral...

2014-07-21 23:01:40

Joseph A. Macerelli appointed Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mediator and Arbitrator by the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Grogan Graffam, P.C. is pleased to announce that shareholder Joseph A. Macerelli was recently appointed an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mediator and Arbitrator by the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Macerelli has participated in numerous...

2014-07-21 12:21:27

YORK, Pa., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith Turbo Inc. will deliver 60 DIWA.5 automatic transmissions to Gillig, LLC this summer, which will be used in clean diesel buses bound for the Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAT) transit system in Pittsburgh, PA. Voith's DIWA.5 transmission allows for very smooth gear shifts, which reduce wear and tear and increase driving comfort in city transit buses. Additionally, its overdrive 4(th) gear optimizes fuel-friendly engine speeds in...


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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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