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2014-10-01 08:30:53

Infographic Marks Corporate Health, Wellness Company's 20th Anniversary BALTIMORE, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The last 20 years in fitness have come a long way from the days of Jack LaLanne and Richard Simmons. While the goal of better health is the same, exercise regimens and approaches today are influenced heavily by their predecessors. Fitness continues to evolve, fueled by improvements in our understanding of the human body, coupled with the implementation and advancement of...

2014-09-30 16:30:58

Company Taps Stan Rich to Lead Company Operations in the Market BALTIMORE, Md., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced it is expanding its existing market capabilities in Baltimore, extending its network into Tide Point, Hunt Valley, Towson and Owings Mills. In addition, the company has named Stan Rich vice president and general manager for its Baltimore market operations. The...

2014-09-29 23:09:00

Confetti Recycled Wine Glasses by Bambeco Voted as Natural Living Favorite Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Bambeco, the leading brand in stylish and sustainable home furnishings and décor was named the 2014 Natural Living category winner at the 29th annual Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore. The Baltimore headquartered e-retailer took home the top award for their Confetti Recycled Wine Glasses, which transform trash into treasure, and will be recognized with this...

2014-09-29 23:06:58

For the 4th consecutive year, Baltimore's and Maryland's first Accelerator, AccelerateBaltimore, will be launched with continued support from The Abell Foundation. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) http://www.etcbaltimore.com, Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation centers, announced today that The Abell Foundation will continue its support of AccelerateBaltimore™ for 2015. Six companies will be selected for this...

2014-09-26 23:00:23

Mercy Medical Center has announced the opening of The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy, the first center in Maryland specifically designed and dedicated solely for the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Mercy Medical Center has announced the opening of The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy, the first center in Maryland specifically designed and dedicated solely for the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. The...

2014-09-25 20:22:36

BALTIMORE, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clear Guide Medical announced that its first clinical product, the CLEAR GUIDE ONE, was cleared by the United States' Food and Drug Administration on September 19, 2014. This opens the door to marketing and sale of the device in the United States. In addition, following a recent assessment of its quality management system by the British Standards Institute (bsi.), Clear Guide Medical has been recommended for certification to ISO...

2014-09-24 16:24:59

Baltimore's weather-predicting crustacean thinks warm temperatures will hang around for a little bit longer this autumn HUNT VALLEY, Md., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of OLD BAY's 75(th) Anniversary and "The Can that Connects Us" celebration, Baltimore Bill, The Weather-Predicting Crab, returned to the waters of the Inner Harbor to make his annual fall forecast for the region. The verdict: don't put your flip flops away just yet! We're in for a warm fall! In front of an eager...

2014-09-23 16:20:53

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mariner Group augmented the security efforts of Maryland's Natural Resources Police and other federal, state and local agencies for Baltimore's Star-Spangled Spectacular and Sailabration Sept. 10-16. Mariner provided CommandBridge situation awareness support to the Incident Command Center at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore. The CommandBridge displays and on-site staff helped maintain safety and security during several high-profile...

2014-09-23 12:27:42

Attendance Doubled and Over $115,000 Raised to Fight Lung Cancer WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation's Breathe Deep Baltimore walk last Saturday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards was a great success, bringing together 1,020 participants, double the number from last year, and raising over $115,000 for critical lung cancer research, surpassing this year's goal. LUNGevity Foundation was joined by Baltimore residents, the lung cancer community, and...

2014-09-22 16:25:55

Comcast Has Now Connected More Than 1.4 million Americans, Including 29,700 Low-Income Marylanders, to Internet at Home BALTIMORE, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today hosted a special event at Digital Harbor Foundation (DHF) in Baltimore to help raise awareness about the importance of closing the digital divide and kick off the fourth year of Internet Essentials, the company's innovative broadband adoption program. Also announced at the event was the extension of the Internet...


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2005-06-14 09:47:24

The Bullock's oriole (Icterus bullockii) is a small blackbird. At one time, this species and the Baltimore oriole were considered to be a single species, the Northern oriole. Adults have a pointed bill. The adult male is orange on the underparts, face and rump with black everywhere else; they have a white wing patch. The adult female is grey-brown on the upper parts, dull yellow on the breast and belly and has wing bars. Their breeding habitat is the edges of deciduous and mixed woods...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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