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2014-06-19 08:26:35

--Public Awareness Campaign Emphasizes that One Organ Donor Can Save Eight Lives-- PITTSBURGH, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every organ donor has the potential to save eight lives, which is the foundation of the new public awareness campaign from the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE). Using multiple channels such as outdoor, television, print and radio advertising, transit wraps, a brand new website and social media, CORE is encouraging individuals to "LiVE: 8" and end the...

2014-06-18 23:07:59

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is attempting to submit the Therapeutic L.R. to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 "I have to travel by plane frequently, so I know the leg problems that can result from sitting in the same position for long periods," said an inventor from Beverly Hills, Calif. This inspired him to design an alternative, therapeutic way to sit. The patent-pending Therapeutic L.R. provides an alternative way to sit for...

2014-06-17 23:11:43

Graduates meet hiring demands in the region for qualified nurses. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Pittsburgh Technical Institute has announced that the Board of Commissioners for the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) recently granted initial accreditation of the college's Practical Nursing program. A site visit was conducted this spring by a team comprised of peer leaders in nursing education to evaluate the program's mission, administrative capacity,...

2014-06-17 23:01:28

Today, VoIP Innovations launched an industry changing Hosted Billing Platform that is completely integrated with their Wholesale VoIP BackOffice. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 VoIP Innovations announced today that they launched a Hosted Billing Platform that is unlike anything else in the Wholesale VoIP industry. The new platform gives VoIP resellers a fully hosted billing system for as little as $50 per month. This product isn’t just for VoIP Innovations clients, it’s...

2014-06-17 16:23:56

PITTSBURGH, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Clermont to their three-day grand opening. The celebration runs Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29 at the new Sandhill Commons location, 1325 Sandy Grove Ave. Special extended hours will be in effect all weekend. The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday. Throughout the weekend,...

2014-06-17 16:23:46

Special Appearance Saturday by Jared Sullinger PITTSBURGH, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, invites Seabrook to a three-day grand opening celebration, Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29, at its new Seabrook Town Center location (700 Lafayette Road). The store opens at 8:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. Sunday. DICK'S will host several giveaways, including a free...

2014-06-17 12:29:35

PITTSBURGH, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Health today announced that two of its senior executives will assume new roles as part of the company's growth strategy and mission to deliver comprehensive, affordable, high quality health care services to its customers and the communities it serves. Karen Hanlon, who joined the company in 1997 and has served as the company's Senior Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis since 2009, has been named Executive Vice President...

2014-06-17 12:22:41

PITTSBURGH, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Duquesne Light Company has approved the declaration of the following preferred stock dividends, payable July 1, 2014, to all holders of record at the close of business on June 16, 2014. Class of Stock Amount Per Share -------------- ---------------- 3.75% Preferred $0.46875 4.10% Preferred...

2014-06-12 16:27:20

Bayer MaterialScience LLC presents prestigious award during the International Bridge Conference® PITTSBURGH, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overcoming project challenges ranging from hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and winter storms to lack of funding and precise navigation clearance requirements, the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge opened in October 2012. Spanning the Elizabeth River and linking Chesapeake to Portsmouth, Va., the bridge received the prestigious Gustav Lindenthal Medal...

2014-06-10 23:09:57

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is working to submit the Instant Access to appropriate companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 "I observed that the SWAT team needed a better way to gain access to a locked vehicle with someone or something inside it," said an inventor from Somerset. Ky., "so I conceived of my design to meet this need." Ideal for emergency-service workers and law enforcement, the compact and easy-to-use, patent-pending INSTANT ACCESS...


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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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.