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2014-08-21 08:26:27

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reports on the progress of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in seven southern states (Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia) will be formally released and discussed in a forum hosted by The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government of the State University of New York, the Brookings Institution, and the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania on...

2014-03-17 16:21:32

WEIRTON, W.Va., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) today received the "Man of Steel" award from the Cold Finished Steel Bar Institute in recognition of his longstanding support for the domestic steel industry. Senator Rockefeller has announced he will retire when his current term expires in January 2015. For the past three decades, Senator Rockefeller has championed efforts to ensure the long-term viability of the United States steel industry,...

2014-03-17 12:22:31

Union Welcomes Opportunity to Work with Sen. Sherrod Brown PITTSBURGH, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW International President Leo W. Gerard on the career of West Virginia's senior Senator and former Governor, Jay Rockefeller, who will retire when his term expires next year. The USW will honor Sen. Rockefeller with a lifetime achievement award at a ceremony today in Weirton, W.Va....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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