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2014-04-10 16:21:40

BALTIMORE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Petroleum & Resources (NYSE: PEO) today declared an interim dividend of $0.10 per share, payable June 2, 2014, to shareholders of record May 14, 2014. This dividend represents the second payment this year toward the Fund's annual 6% minimum distribution rate commitment. In 2013, the Fund paid out distributions at an annual distribution rate of 7.2%. Details regarding the Fund's annual 6% minimum distribution rate...

2014-04-10 12:21:22

BALTIMORE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joel Oppenheimer has been named a senior vice president of STV. Oppenheimer is the firm's Baltimore office manager and head of STV's Transportation & Infrastructure practice in Maryland. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DC02811 Oppenheimer has more than 30 years of experience in transportation planning and engineering design. He joined STV as a vice president in 2005 and is currently serving as the deputy program...

2014-04-09 23:25:13

Social Solutions Global, Inc., a Baltimore-based software firm providing industry-leading performance management tools to more than 16,000 human service providers, today announced the launch of its Volunteer Impact Program (VIP), their corporate volunteer program that provides Social Solutions employees with paid time to volunteer in their communities. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Social Solutions Global, Inc., a Baltimore-based software firm providing industry-leading performance...

2014-04-08 23:29:15

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association embraces Deeds’ leadership in combating stigma and promoting mental health reform.The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) is pleased to announce Senator Creigh Deeds will lead a keynote session at the upcoming Recovery Workforce Summit: 2014 PRA Annual Conference, June 22-25, 2014, in Baltimore, Maryland. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) is pleased to announce Senator Creigh Deeds will lead...

2014-04-04 23:30:35

Master’s in Professional Studies (MPS) Program will Fulfill Region’s Need for Qualified Health IT Professionals Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is accepting applications for its new Health Information Technology Master’s Program, offered beginning fall 2014. As technology infiltrates the healthcare industry, the health IT field continues to grow at a rapid pace. The industry presents significant career potential, with postings...

2014-04-04 23:24:34

Baltimore-based life insurance and annuity company Fidelity & Guaranty Life is returning as a corporate sponsor of World T.E.A.M. Sports’ April 25-27 Face of America bicycle, hand cycle and recumbent ride from the Pentagon to Gettysburg. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 World T.E.A.M. Sports announced today that Baltimore-based life insurance and annuity company Fidelity & Guaranty Life is returning for a second year as a corporate sponsor of the non-profit’s April 25-27...

2014-04-04 16:20:31

Teamsters Stand With Durham School Services Drivers and Attendants in Recovering Wages BALTIMORE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a district court judge approved a $1.25 million settlement that Baltimore City school bus drivers and attendants reached with their employer, Durham School Services. The settlement covers damages for 372 class members over unpaid wages dating back to 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We are very pleased that...

2014-04-03 12:33:30

Hexaware to present and exhibit testing solutions and services to IT decision makers at upcoming event BALTIMORE, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT, BPO and consulting services, today announced that the company will be exhibiting and presenting four sessions including, "SLA Monitoring & Validation Automated Framework for a Mobile Business Application," "Industrialization of Testing Services," a "Testing Tools Information Exchange...

2014-04-01 23:23:32

April 16 happy hour includes live music, raffle and special food and drink menu with ticket and tip proceeds to benefit the r2i Tour de Cure Team for the American Diabetes Association's ride on May 3. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 R2integrated, a Baltimore-based digital marketing and technology agency, has formed a team of cyclists to participate in the May 3 Greater Chesapeake Tour de Cure, the American Diabetes Association’s largest fundraiser to help stop diabetes. As part...

2014-03-31 23:01:24

TalkingTree Creative and Baltimore Improv Group have formed a partnership looking to develop digital comedy short skits. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Who said corporate video can't be funny? A new partnership between the Washington D.C. video production company Talking Tree Creative and Baltimore Improv Group is looking to create a series of digital short comedy skits. The filming will begin in April and the pilots are planned for release shortly after. President of...

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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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  • 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.'