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2014-03-13 23:00:17

Rock legends Queen will be performing a series of 2014 North American tour dates featuring front man Adam Lambert. TicketProcess.com has now made an abundance of tickets available to the general public for their mid-summer show at the Merriwether Post. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Several decades ago, Queen established their place as one of the most skilled, most popular and most culturally important bands in the world. Last fall, they redefined themselves by joining forces with Lambert at a...

2014-02-14 23:21:15

Sequoia Holdings, Inc. signs new lease to expand internal training & development activities. Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Sequoia Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of software development solutions to the U.S. Intelligence Community, today announced it will be opening a new office in Herndon VA. Founded in 2012, Sequoia has witnessed explosive growth with its federal government clients. Recently, the company was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as a 2013 Best...

2014-02-04 12:30:19

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Design Remodeling Specialists, Inc. of Fairfax County, Va. -- one of the fastest-growing small companies in the region -- today announced that 2013 was the most successful in its 26 years. Revenues of $9.3 million last year reflect a 30% increase over just five years ago. In addition, during 2013, Inc. Magazine named Sun Design for the fourth time to its list of America's fastest growing companies, Virginia Business Magazine...

2014-02-04 12:20:59

Announcement made on the 73rd Birthday of the USO ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the 73(rd) birthday of the USO, the USO of Metropolitan Washington announced it is adding Baltimore to its name to reflect its strong presence throughout Maryland, including the greater metropolitan Baltimore region. USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore's (USO-Metro) geographic service area includes Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland. USO-Metro is a 501(3)(c)...

2014-01-30 23:33:02

Pasquali Realty Group states the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced positive trends in December compared to the same month last year. Burke, VA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 According to the latest reports, compiled from data from residential real estate sales transactions throughout the region, The Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in December compared to the same month last year. Median sale prices were up throughout the region and days on...

2014-01-22 04:22:06

Conference Rental's office located in Beltsville, Maryland supports all-size events in the area. The company announced this week an increase in their local equipment inventory in order to respond to the rising demand for conferencing technology, especially for multilingual events. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Conference Rental's office located in Beltsville, Maryland has emerged as a key rental center for the San Francisco-based company. Originally opened in 2012,...

2014-01-17 23:03:26

American States Utility Services (ASUS) will use Deltek CLM to manage its contracts, mitigate risk, and maintain government compliance. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, announced that American States Utility Services (ASUS) has selected Deltek Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) as its contract management system. ASUS, a subsidiary of...

2014-01-14 23:20:49

Megaformer Pilates has finally made its way from New York and LA to Bethesda, MD. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Megaformer Pilates has finally made its way from New York and LA to Bethesda, MD. Sculpt Studio is happy to announce their grand opening on January 25th. The studio has 10 Megaformer machines waiting to sculpt area residents via intense 50 minute workouts that include cardio, strength training and sculpting movements. Local fitness guru Mary Farber and her...

2014-01-08 08:25:07

2014 Also Marks National Museum of American History's 50th Anniversary and Centennial of Its First Ladies Exhibition WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will commemorate several major milestones in 2014: the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner, the country's most famous flag, and the moment when it signified the survival of the young nation in 1814; the centennial of the First Ladies exhibition at the...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'