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2014-12-11 23:04:19

Firm Receives 2014 Baltimore Mayor’s Business Recognition Award, and is Voted a “Top Workplace” by the Baltimore Sun Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) December 11,

2014-12-11 16:20:24

Service between Houston and six destinations in three countries to begin in October 2015, subject to government approval: Cancun, Mexico City, Puerto Vallarta, and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico;

2014-12-11 08:30:42

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:30:23

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aesculapius Awards of Excellence for 2014 were announced today by Dr. Peter G.

2014-12-11 08:22:07

FREDERICK, Md., Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR), the second largest U.S.

2014-12-10 23:06:21

The headmaster of Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a school for children with autism in Atlanta, made a guest appearance recently on an educational program on America’s Web Radio. Atlanta,

2014-12-09 23:02:40

Leader in Hair Restoration Opens New Location in Towson, MD Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) December 09, 2014 Hair Club (

2014-12-09 20:21:44

Leading Weight-Management Company Expands Product Line OWINGS MILLS, Md., Dec.

2014-12-09 12:31:00

The Global Hotel Company Earns 15 Coveted Adrian Awards From The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International BETHESDA, Md., Dec.


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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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