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2014-05-28 23:08:22

The Capital Gazette of Annapolis released the 6th annual publication of the Capital’s Readers Choice Awards in a special section in the Capital’s Sunday, May 18th issue. Residents of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County were able to cast their votes for their favorite local businesses in almost 200 categories. The voting began on Sunday March 3rd and concluded on Sunday March 31st. Annapolis, MD. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Capital Gazette of Annapolis released the 6th annual publication...

2014-05-28 23:02:34

Brivo Systems, worldwide leader and innovator of cloud-based physical access control, will celebrate its 15-year anniversary on May 29 at its Maryland headquarters, just outside of Washington, DC. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Brivo Systems, worldwide leader and innovator of cloud-based physical access control will celebrate its 15-year anniversary on May 29 at its Maryland headquarters, just outside of Washington, DC. Well known within the physical security industry for introducing simple,...

2014-05-28 16:26:51

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Righttime Medical Care is pleased to announce its 12th urgent Care Center in Germantown, Maryland, and the company's fourth location in Montgomery County. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO Located at 19777 Frederick Road (State Route 355), just south of Middlebrook Road, Righttime Medical Care is open from 7 a.m. to midnight, 365 days a year. Righttime's clinical team cares for injuries and illnesses in people of...

2014-05-28 16:24:14

NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Make Meaning, the award-winning entertainment and events destination for fun with creativity is expanding its East Coast presence with the opening of its sixth U.S. location at Bethesda Row in Bethesda, Maryland, on Monday, June 9(th). Make Meaning has been awarded the "Best of New York" honor by New York Magazine and has five additional locations nationwide - two in New York City as well as locations in Dedham, Massachusetts, Thousand Oaks, California...

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...

2014-05-28 08:32:56

ROCKVILLE, Md. and SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Policy researchers from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), the University of Virginia, and EMBO today released a report detailing the challenges faced by regulators with the increased use of more sophisticated synthetic biology technologies to engineer plants and microbes and some options for dealing with these challenges. The authors conclude that while the United States governmental agencies tasked with oversight of products...

2014-05-27 23:03:11

Team Rocket Power, an all-girl team from Maryland that competed in the 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) co-sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association, exhibited their rockets for President Obama at the White House Science Fair this morning. The three-girl team was invited to join the White House's celebration of a range of national programs that encourage students to engage and excel in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 27,...

2014-05-27 20:22:41

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. ("Hannon Armstrong") (NYSE: HASI), a leading provider of debt and equity financing for sustainable infrastructure projects, today announced that Jeffrey W. Eckel, President and CEO of HASI, will present at the upcoming investor conferences: FBR Energy Technology SummitDate: Wednesday, May 28, 2014Grand Hyatt - New York, NY Cowen 42nd Annual Technology, Media &...

2014-05-27 16:22:42

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO What: U.S. Census Bureau officials will host a news conference to announce the opening of a temporary local census office in Silver Spring, Md., and to discuss the testing of 2020 Census operations in 2014. The 2014 Census Test area includes approximately 200,000 housing units in portions of Washington, D.C., and...

2014-05-23 23:02:19

Baltimore based web and software development firm, The Canton Group was selected by The Abell Foundation to design and develop new website aimed at helping the foundation make a difference in quality of life in Baltimore City and Maryland. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The Abell Foundation has launched a new website with the help of Baltimore based web and software development firm, The Canton Group. The Canton Group was selected by The Abell Foundation to develop a site that would convey the...


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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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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