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WHITE PLAINS, Md., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Maryland's first modern medical resort officially opened its doors with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 27.

2015-03-03 23:06:02

Bose, EMD Millipore, Linear Technology, University of Maryland and Western Digital Honored at First Annual Event and Awards Milpitas, Calif.

2015-03-03 16:20:32

BETHESDA, Md., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) engineers were recognized with Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY) awards during the 2015 AAEOY Awards Gala held

2015-03-03 08:43:13

Major High-Throughput Technology Upgrade of Conventional C-Band Satellite Network GERMANTOWN, Md., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia's premier satellite communications services

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Bambeco®, the leading brand of stylish, sustainable home decor and furnishings, will reveal its newest product line at this year’s Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim, California,

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48 Days of Blue campaign strives to raise awareness for the world’s aquatic treasures Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 Did you know that

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Projects Will Enhance Service and Help Meet Future Load Growth WILLIAMSPORT, Md., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp.

2015-02-28 23:03:18

Smile Savers Dentistry Receives Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service During their Visit to Elkhorn Middle School in Columbia, MD. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB)

2015-02-27 23:16:30

PRS Guitars, the #3 US electric guitar manufacturer with instruments played by musicians and bands as diverse as Carlos Santana, Periphery, Blake Shelton, Alter Bridge and John Hiatt, to name


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The Story And News Behind This Past Weekend’s Derecho (June 29-July 1)
2012-07-02 08:00:47

This past weekend we saw a massive line of storms impact large areas of the country from Iowa to Maryland in what is known as a Derecho. What is a Derecho? The best way to define this weather feature is by describing a large mass of t-storms combining together to form an elongated region of storms which can create intense surface winds that can blow in excess of 60mph reaching well into the 100 plus mph range. These winds are also known as straight line winds. What happens is, as these...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Annapolis Maryland
2012-07-16 17:06:13

If you live in Annapolis Maryland or the Baltimore Maryland area this is what you can roughly expect to see when it comes to your heating and cooling budget. The above graph shows the situations that occurred during previous phases of all three events such as normal conditions along with EL-Nino and La-Nina. The left side is a normal month of March that shows the Heating Degree Days can exceed 600, while during a EL-Nino phase warming occurs which is represented by the drop in Heating...

2012-06-14 11:30:18

Symbol: RHMAM2 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RHDE3 Rhexia delicatula Small   RHFI3 Rhexia filiformis Small   RHLA8 Rhexia lanceolata Walter   RHMAE Rhexia mariana L. var. exalbida Michx.   RHMAL Rhexia mariana L. var. leiosperma Fernald & Grisc. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC,...

2012-06-14 12:35:13

Symbol: POMA8 Group: Dicot Family: Polygalaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   POHA7 Polygala harperi Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, NJ, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

2012-06-15 05:45:40

Symbol: LEMA15 Group: Lichen Family: Lecideaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Lecideaceae Genus   Lecidea Ach. – lecidea lichen Species   Lecidea marylandensis H. Magn. – Maryland lecidea lichen

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.