Keystone State

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Noun1.Keystone State - a Mid-Atlantic stateKeystone State - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg - a battle of the American Civil War (1863); the defeat of Robert E. Lee's invading Confederate Army was a major victory for the Union
University of Pennsylvania, Penn, Pennsylvania - a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Mid-Atlantic states - a region of the eastern United States comprising New York and New Jersey and Pennsylvania and Delaware and Maryland
Allentown - a city in eastern Pennsylvania; an industrial and commercial center
Altoona - a town in central Pennsylvania
Bethlehem - a town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia; an important center for steel production
Erie - a port city on Lake Erie in northwestern Pennsylvania
Gettysburg - a small town in southern Pennsylvania; site of a national cemetery
capital of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg - capital of Pennsylvania; located in southern part of state
Chester - a city of southeastern Pennsylvania on the Delaware river (an industrial suburb of Philadelphia)
City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia - the largest city in Pennsylvania; located in the southeastern part of the state on the Delaware river; site of Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed; site of the University of Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh - a city in southwestern Pennsylvania where the confluence of the Allegheny River and Monongahela River forms the Ohio River; long an important urban industrial area; site of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh
Alleghenies, Allegheny Mountains - the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia
Allegheny, Allegheny River - a river that rises in Pennsylvania and flows north into New York and then back south through Pennsylvania again to join the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh which is the beginning of the Ohio River
Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains - a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
Lehigh River - a river in eastern Pennsylvania that flows southeast into the Delaware River
Monongahela, Monongahela River - a river that rises in northern West Virginia and flows north into Pennsylvania where it joins the Allegheny River at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River
Susquehanna, Susquehanna River - a river in the northeastern United States that rises in New York and flows southward through Pennsylvania and Maryland into Chesapeake Bay
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The tour, which is visiting communities across the Commonwealth, provides free town hall meetings to alert residents of the Keystone State to the need to make sure the Pennsylvania General Assembly passes a substantial tax on deep natural gas drillers in the Marcellus Shale formation.
Wolf has heeded the call of Pennsylvanians, who strongly support a severance tax on natural gas drilling in the Keystone state ," said John Norbeck, acting president and CEO of PennFuture.
The tour provides free town hall meetings to alert residents of the Keystone State to the need to make sure the Pennsylvania General Assembly passes a substantial tax on deep natural gas drillers in the Marcellus Shale formation.
27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center believes most diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the Keystone State get shortchanged when it comes to financial compensation for this asbestos exposure form of cancer, because they did not know how to differentiate between what are the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys who consistently get the best financial results for their clients, any lawyers, or law firms that are not that great.
PHILADELPHIA -- Commonwealth Youthchoirs has announced their Seventh Annual Gala Concert featuring the premiere choirs in Keystone State Boychoir and Pennsylvania Girlchoir, with opera and Broadway star, bass-baritone David Pittsinger.
The Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center is dedicated to making certain diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in the Keystone State receive the best possible compensation for this rare form of cancer by ensuring they have access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation experts, who are also licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania.
To help increase awareness about this issue in the Keystone State and to help save lives, Good2Go introduced this discount in the hopes that it would prompt others to take action and incentivize those who install text blocking devices to be safer, more responsible drivers.
The Keystone State deserves more - world-class regulations, fairly and quickly enforced throughout the state.
Across the Keystone State 1,005 independent community pharmacies serve patients, employ 10,040 people and contribute greatly to local and state tax revenue," said NCPA CEO B.
55 New Keystone State Agents in '09, More Planned For 2010
12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced that it has launched advertisements commending Congressman Bill Shuster for his support of policies that will grow the economy and create jobs in the Keystone State.
WASHINGTON -- Early reports from Union of Unemployed members in the Keystone State suggest that the unemployed there are turning out in high numbers and voting with a vengeance.

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