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2010-04-28 14:12:00

CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The ECHO Chain Saw Carving Team plans on "Keeping the Dream Alive" by carving masterpiece wood sculptures at Pocono Raceway from June 4-6 to benefit Victory Junction, a special camp for children with serious medical conditions, founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty and now a NASCAR community project.

2010-04-23 09:36:00

BOSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (NYSE: PG) - Gillette® [PG], the world's leading grooming brand, today announced that it will sponsor the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on June 6, 2010. The event will be titled the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 Presented by Target.

2010-02-26 16:11:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort (http://www.mountairycasino.com/), has retained Rubenstein Public Relations to represent the casino resort for public relations and messaging (http://www.rubensteinpr.com).

2010-01-07 11:00:00

Annual Honor Celebrates Waterway's Value, Salutes Community Involvement HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.

2009-12-22 12:00:00

Portion of Route 611 in Monroe County named for Trooper Joshua D. Miller HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today signed Senate Bill 1070, designating a portion of Route 611 in Monroe County as the Trooper Joshua D.

2009-11-10 14:46:00

$4.1 Million in Loans to Help Two Development Projects Become Reality HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G.

2009-10-05 10:54:00

PARADISE TOWNSHIP, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort will roll out the red carpet -- as well as a Vietnam-era helicopter and tank, jeeps and Humvees -- during its Salute to America's Veterans Nov. 6th through 8th at the resort.

2009-08-03 16:34:33

Denny Hamlin went 50 races without a win but that streak ended Monday with a victory in No.

2009-08-02 17:40:29

Sunday's Sprint Cup Pennsylvania 500 at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., was postponed until Monday afternoon due to rain. NASCAR officials waited two hours after the scheduled start time, but decided to postpone the race 24 hours when they concluded there would not be enough daylight to complete the race Sunday. When you're sitting here and see blue skies at one end and dark clouds on the other end, it's really frustrating, NASCAR President Mike Helton said shortly before the decision...

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