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2015-03-11 23:09:41

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) students were invited to submit concepts around the theme Ride the Wave of ETC Innovation, ultimately competing to have their mural design showcased at

2015-03-11 23:05:10

Myosenji Buddhist Temple will host a free series of educational seminars about Buddhism for the public, beginning March 22, 2015, in honor of Washington, D.C.’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival.

2015-03-11 08:36:15

JUPITER System to be Showcased at Satellite 2015 Show, Including New Gateway Optimized for Conventional Satellite Systems GERMANTOWN, Md., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With an expanding presence

2015-03-10 16:28:36

HUNT VALLEY, Md., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutics International, Inc.

2015-03-09 23:03:00

The network security company adds to its portfolio of expert certifications Crofton, Maryland (PRWEB) March 09, 2015 Force 3, the network security company,

2015-03-09 16:37:07

BETHESDA, Md., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott International, Inc., (NASDAQ: MAR) will become the first global hospitality company to offer Apple Pay.

2015-03-09 04:20:22

Automakers Shoot the Messenger for Honest Practices ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An automobile is a milestone purchase in the lives of most consumers.

2015-03-06 23:03:40

US Sports Football Camps expands to provide football camps to youth players in the Maryland area. San

2015-03-06 16:21:04

GREENBELT, Md., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years of science this April 2015 with a variety of events open to the public.

2015-03-05 23:04:32

The 11th International Conference on Military Geosciences (ICMG), to be hosted June 15-19, 2015 by Nevada’s Desert Research Institute (DRI) at the U.S.


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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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  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
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