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2014-05-30 23:13:41

This series of classes, "Better Living Though Hypnosis," are on how to overcome life's challenges and become the person you desire to become. They deal with helping you learn strategies on how to overcome personal tragedy, business failures, relationship failures, and all of the many other challenges we face in daily life. Crofton, Maryland (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Beginning in June, the Omni Hypnosis Training Center® of Washington, DC will be offering one-hour classes,...

2014-05-30 12:24:18

- Bach to Rock Debuts Rock Stars at Battle of the Bands XIV Student Music Showcase - BETHESDA, Md., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bach to Rock (B2R), America's music school for students of all ages, announced today that B2R Battle of the Bands XIV will take the stage in June for another jam band showdown. Hundreds of local students will bring their musical talents to Empire, The Fillmore Silver Spring and Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club on June 14, 15 and 21, 2014, for a chance to win...

2014-05-30 12:24:14

Fans Can Score Prizes on Marriott.com/TravelVictories and Share Their #TravelVictories on Social Media BETHESDA, Md., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a way to get into the action this summer? As part of their partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) has teamed up with U.S. Men's National Team member Omar Gonzalez and soccer legend Alexi Lalas to announce its "Gonzalez And Lalas: Defenders of Travel" campaign. In a lively pursuit of...

2014-05-29 23:04:37

TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT) professional services firm, was selected as a finalist for the 2014 Government Contracting Firm of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland at the 26th Annual Industry Awards held on May 15, 2014 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT)...

2014-05-29 20:20:20

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. and NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In three separate flight tests on May 27th, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II aircraft demonstrated air-to-air combat capability, completed the first flight test with the next level software load and accomplished a landing at the maximum test speed and drop rate. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140529/92431 In the Point Mugu Sea Test Range airspace off the Central...

2014-05-29 16:22:22

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance across its Potomac Edison area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on nearly 1,400 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the...

2014-05-29 12:25:29

Inky's Smart, Simple, Safe Email App Interprets Your Messages and Sorts Through Your Inboxes Quickly, Helping You Move on With Your Day BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Inky team, creators of the popular, free, cloud-enabled desktop email client for Mac and Windows, today announced Inky's extension to iOS devices. Inky's smart app for iPhone and iPad has a simple, intuitive interface and organizes multiple email accounts - whether you have one or five - into one...

2014-05-28 23:11:52

Mental Health Plays a Critical Role in Risk of Mortality and Chronic Disease Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Few people will be thinking about heart disease, diabetes or other chronic “physical” conditions in connection with Mental Health Awareness Month — observed each May — but a variety of studies show they should. Research indicates that the cost of treating chronic conditions doubles when a comorbid mental health condition exists. For example, having a mental illness...

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,...


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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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