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2008-12-31 13:54:57

Pennsylvania plastic container company Constar International Inc.

2008-12-29 10:14:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Christmas ends, one movie producer predicts 2009 will be "The Year of The Blue Dress," a non-political comedy about Bill & Monica and their secret story.

2008-11-30 00:46:37

One of the last independent bookstores in Philadelphia, and likely the city's oldest bookstore, is closing its doors, its owner says. Robin's Bookstore, founded in 1936 by the current owner's grandfather, will be shuttered Jan. 31, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Saturday.

2008-10-06 00:00:24

'The Little Garden' Erin Bode (Native Language) It is difficult to typify singer Erin Bode, but she makes that potential problem into one of her strengths. On "The Little Garden," her vocal style is more in the nouveau-folk genre.

2008-08-07 03:00:21

By Dan DeLuca and Michael Klein, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug.

2008-08-06 03:00:50

By Matthew Spolar, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 6--HARRISBURG -- Homeowners and businesses seeking new ways to produce and conserve energy can register online for updates on the state's new $650 million Alternative Energy Investment Fund.

2008-08-06 03:00:47

By Dan Hardy and Dylan Purcell, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug.

2008-08-05 12:00:59

By Larry Eichel, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 5--Speaking in Montgomery County, Republican presidential candidate John McCain yesterday called on Congress to return from its summer recess to deal with the nation's energy crisis.

2008-08-05 00:00:17

PHILADELPHIA _ Vowing that the starvation death of 14-year-old Danieal Kelly would not be in vain, Philadelphia Mayor Nutter yesterday suspended seven more workers at the Department of Human Services and said "no child will again face the same fate." Speaking with obvious emotion, Nutter repeatedly excoriated the city workers involved in Kelly's case, and he apologized to Philadelphians for City Hall's failure to save the girl's life.

2008-08-04 18:00:19

By Larry Eichel, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 4--Speaking in Montgomery County today, Republican presidential candidate John McCain called on Congress to return from its summer recess to deal with the nation's energy crisis.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]