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2014-02-27 08:21:19

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Maryland House Economic Matters Committee and the Maryland Senate Finance Committee are considering two, very similar bills that have the potential of harming lower income motorists" stated Sandy Bass-Cors, executive director, The Coalition for Auto Repair Equality (CARE). "If passed, House Bill 574 and Senate Bill 487 would require motorists who need vehicle replacement parts to specifically sign for the use of...

2014-02-26 12:25:21

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG) has named Dr. Pim Suwannarat Chief of the Department of Genetics. The department provides genetic consultation for Kaiser Permanente members in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. Dr. Suwannarat joins MAPMG from Kaiser Permanente Northern California, where she was part of the Genetics Department at the San Francisco Kaiser Permanente Medical Center. Dr. Suwannarat trained in...

2014-02-26 08:29:16

BALTIMORE, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UM) BioPark and UM Ventures announced today that Advanced Metrics, a successful early-stage UM, Baltimore (UMB) startup has moved from offices on the University's campus to the BioPark. Advanced Metrics is leveraging software development and data expertise to provide solutions for the healthcare industry. It has moved quickly into commercialization since establishment only a year ago. Two employees will develop the...

2014-02-25 23:31:11

Engineering Firm Principal Denounces 'Invention Submission' Scam Outfits; Offers Gratis Assistance to Independent Inventors Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Contract Engineering Services, an engineering design, build and consulting firm, has announced a new initiative to assist independent inventors. "CES has long assisted independent inventors with their engineering needs, but now we want to 'step up' that assistance”, said Steven Pedersen, P.E.,...

2014-02-25 23:30:25

InfoSnap, Inc., the leading provider of online registration management systems for K-12, is pleased to announce the expansion of a partnership with Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 (IU 13). Through the partnership, educational services are extended, via a preferred pricing model, beyond the state of Pennsylvania to include New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 InfoSnap, inc., the leading provider of online registration management systems for...

2014-02-25 23:04:22

On Rare Disease Day, February 28, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association and PH community will celebrate the approval of three new PH treatments since October 2013 and join the National Organization of Rare Disorders in spreading the word that more needs to be done for the nearly one in ten Americans living with a rare disease. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 On Rare Disease Day, February 28, the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community will celebrate the approval of three...

2014-02-25 12:25:02

Plus International World Premiere in New Zealand and Strong Collaboration with NASA Continues OWINGS MILLS, Md., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maryland Public Television (MPT), the presenting station for the new, original half-hour preschool series Space Racers, shared recent reports that over 50% of U.S. markets have expressed interest in airing Space Racers, with another 20% considering the series starting on or after May 2, 2014. These percentages include most of the...

2014-02-25 04:22:02

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, announces the debut of Krill Omega Defense(TM), an omega krill supplement that delivers total-body support. BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced the launch of Krill Omega Defense(TM), a unique krill supplement formulated by Julian Whitaker, MD, that supports and maintains the health of the body's key biological...

2014-02-24 16:25:44

Physicians represent the best of the best in the Northern Virginia area ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One hundred thirty-seven Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group physicians were recognized as "Top Doctors" by Northern Virginia Magazine in its February issue. The annual "Top Doctors" list is compiled based on peer and panel recommendations. The physicians represented in the list include experts in dozens of medical specialties, from allergy to urology....

2014-02-24 12:31:40

Los Alamos Nominates CNSI for Department of Energy Small Business of the Year Award GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNSI today announced it has been selected by Los Alamos National Security LLC (LANS) to continue its work providing telecommunications support and related services at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). LANS has managed operations at the Laboratory since 2006 and CNSI was selected in 2008 to support telecommunications at the Laboratory. As part of...


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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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