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2014-06-03 12:23:37

Students from 23 counties and the city of Baltimore will each receive $10,000 BALTIMORE, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the 24 winners of its 12th annual Engineering Scholars program, which will provide $240,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors across Maryland interested in studying engineering, computer science, physics or math. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO "Northrop Grumman is pleased to once...

2014-06-03 12:21:22

BALTIMORE, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy recently awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract to provide engineering design services for the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) that helps protect the fleet from numerous naval warfare threats. This $10 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract includes options, which if exercised would bring the total contract value to $182 million. As the only system capable of launching anti-air, anti-submarine, surface-to-surface and...

2014-06-02 23:01:02

Get your fertility questions answered. Join Ricardo A. Yazigi, M.D., in Towson, MD on Sunday, June 8th at 11:00 a.m. to learn more about infertility treatment options and the unique financial programs available at Shady Grove Fertility. Towson, MD (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 On Sunday, June 8, future parents from the greater Baltimore region will have the opportunity to learn about the newest fertility treatments and insurance options from Shady Grove Fertility’s Dr. Ricardo A. Yazigi and...

2014-06-02 16:23:43

BALTIMORE, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agriculture Law Education Initiative has recently launched an Infoline phone number for the agricultural community to call. The Infoline phone number directs callers to legal information resources related to their agricultural operation. The Infoline, (410) 706-7377, is answered by staff at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. "A central goal of the Initiative is to assist in the preservation of...

2014-06-02 08:33:14

Transaction creates global leader in end-to-end consulting and specialty engineering services BALTIMORE and CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Associates and RJA Group announced today that they have reached a definitive merger agreement between the two companies, which will position the combined organization as a global leader in providing a range of specialty engineering and consulting services in the commercial, institutional, industrial and power marketplaces. The...

2014-06-02 08:31:03

Provides Urine Drug Monitoring Services and Solutions to MVP Plan Physicians BALTIMORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced a new agreement with MVP Health Care(®) to provide urine drug monitoring services to MVP plan members in New York, Vermont and New Hampshire. Ameritox's services will be a covered benefit in all health plans offered by MVP, including Medicare and Medicaid. "Ensuring the safety and...

2014-06-02 08:25:35

BALTIMORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vitamin(®), the boutique branding and PR firm, announced today that it has been retained as the exclusive public relations partner for Ellin & Tucker, one of Baltimore's largest accounting firms. As part of the partnership, Vitamin will lead Ellin & Tucker's public relations strategy, including ongoing media relations, speakers' bureau programming and general PR counsel. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "Ellin &...

2014-05-30 23:16:54

Dr. Bhubaneswar (Bud) Mishra joins InSilico Medicine Inc, a Baltimore-based bioinformatics and drug discovery company specializing in cancer and aging research and personalized medicine in age-related diseases. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 InSilico Medicine, Inc, engaged in cancer and aging research for drug discovery and developing personalized approaches to extending productive longevity is proud to announce the addition of Prof. Bud Mishra to its board of scientific advisors....

2014-05-29 23:18:18

The third annual conference will focus on pharmaceutical quality systems. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 O'Neal, Inc., an integrated engineering and construction firm, will be exhibiting at the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) cGMP Conference in Baltimore. The event will take place at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel from June 2-4, 2014. “The ISPE cGMP Conference is an excellent opportunity for us to connect with leaders in the pharmaceutical industry and share...

2014-05-28 12:27:47

BALTIMORE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates Michael Busch and Chancellor of the University System of Maryland William E. "Brit" Kirwan received Regional Visionary Awards at the Greater Baltimore Committee's Annual Meeting on May 22 in Baltimore. The award, which recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the betterment of the Greater Baltimore region, was presented to Busch for his role as an advocate for...


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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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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