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2014-09-20 12:20:17

Volunteers Complete 1812 Trees Initiative BALTIMORE, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CSX and the Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) today completed the final tree plantings of the 1812 Trees Initiative, a multi-year campaign to plant 1,812 trees in Baltimore. The initiative celebrates the Star-Spangled 200, the bicentennial celebration of America's national anthem, which was written in Baltimore during the War of 1812. This event follows CSX's recent sponsorship of...

2014-09-19 23:08:36

SNBL Clinical Pharmacology Center, Inc. (SNBL CPC), a 96-bed clinical pharmacology research unit specializing in complex early-phase trials, announced today the successful completion of a validation study of the NeuroCart. The study validated the NeuroCart as an effective tool for detection of benzodiazepine-evoked pharmacodynamic CNS effects. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 SNBL Clinical Pharmacology Center, Inc. (SNBL CPC), a 96-bed clinical pharmacology research unit...

2014-09-19 23:05:19

Baltimore-based web and software development firm, The Canton Group, was selected by the Xaverian Brothers to design and develop new website aimed at increasing online donations. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 The Canton Group, Baltimore’s leading web development firm, has created and launched a new website for the Xaverian Brothers. The new site aligns the Catholic order of Brothers with their mission to help, encourage and edify one another through a life of Gospel witness lived in...

2014-09-18 08:31:43

BALTIMORE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) teams with area businesses for a citywide revitalization initiative in Baltimore's police districts to better serve their communities. The police districts are in critical need of renovations to strengthen their ability to serve all Baltimore City communities. Many of the districts are rundown, with poor ventilation systems, inadequate fitness facilities, restrooms, dining and meeting facilities. This...

2014-09-17 23:13:32

The first ETC competition to Design and Paint a Mural inside ETC's Highlandtown Technology and Innovation Center will allow MICA students to compete for a cash award and to be the designer and painter of the mural. The theme for the mural is “Ride the ETC Wave of Innovation.” Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers http://www.etcbaltimore.com) –Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center–is creating a Mural Design...

2014-09-14 04:20:17

Star-Spangled Spectacular Draws Huge Crowds to Baltimore BALTIMORE, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vice President Joe Biden, Governor Martin O'Malley and an extensive roster of celebrities and elected officials joined visitors from across the United States as they flocked to Baltimore's famed Inner Harbor and the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine last night to take part in the centerpiece events of the week-long Star-Spangled Spectacular. The celebration of the...

2014-09-13 23:03:01

The Hearing and Speech Agency will host a variety of free events to celebrate Deaf awareness Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Deaf Awareness falls on the last full week in September. Each year The Hearing and Speech Agency hosts a week-long celebration with events and activities. All events use American Sign Language (ASL) as the main form of communication. Voice interpretation will be provided upon request. This year, the schedule includes an ASL film night, a yoga class, a...

2014-09-12 12:20:38

Nonstop Flights Between Baltimore/Washington and Costa Rica to Begin March 7, 2015 Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to add its first destination in Central America with daily roundtrip service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) and Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose,...

2014-09-11 12:31:00

The Mariner Group supports the 25th sailing season of the historic Pride of Baltimore COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mariner Group and its parent company, ARES Security Corporation, recently donated an iPad to the historic Pride of Baltimore II, a famous reconstruction of the early 19(th) century Baltimore clipper ship. Using the CommandPost(TM) iPad app, the ship's captains can now access CommandBridge(TM)--Mariner's award-winning situational awareness...

2014-09-09 23:03:32

The National News Team charges full speed ahead with the addition of Beasley Broadcast Group. Naples, FL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The National News Team charges full speed ahead with the addition of Beasley Broadcast Group. Whitaker will make his debut on WJPT FM 106.3 on September 29th. The Beasley Broadcast Group, based in Naples, FL, owns and operates 44 radio stations across 8 states. Nearly 41% of Beasley stations are located in the nation’s top 50 markets such as Philadelphia,...


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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
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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