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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...

2014-02-24 08:35:01

Middle East country builds out a highly secure network across over 100 countries GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that it has won a $69 million, three-year contract to provide the foreign ministry of a Middle Eastern country with a highly secure private satellite network and services across more than 100 countries on six continents....

2014-02-24 04:23:55

BETHESDA, Md. and BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KoolSpan, Inc. announced today at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, a strategic partnership to enable KoolSpan's TrustCall® secure voice communication with the Trustonic(TM)-base Trusted Execution Environment (TEE). KoolSpan's TrustCall provides a cost-effective and secure voice solution for smartphones. The global partnership will enable KoolSpan's voice security encryption to use Trustonic's TEE,...

2014-02-21 23:02:56

Westin Baltimore Washington Airport - Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning, Class Action Lawsuit filed. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The law firm of DISCEPOLO LLP has filed a Class Action Lawsuit alleging negligence against the Westin Baltimore Washington Airport - BWI Hotel on behalf of the injured guests who suffered carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning during the Valentine’s Weekend (2/15/14-2/16/14). The Class Action is McKisset, et al. v. Brentwood BWI One LLC, filed in the Circuit...

2014-02-21 23:00:08

Researchers, from the University of Maryland and Ozyegin University in Turkey, have developed a framework to track and incorporate social media influence into product innovation. College Park, MD (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 Researchers at the University of Maryland and Ozyegin University in Turkey have developed a framework for companies to track and incorporate social media influence into product innovation – resulting in better products that more effectively meet the needs of...

2014-02-21 12:25:31

CROFTON, Md., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caruso Homes' Symphony Village Clubhouse has been named the Gold winner for the Best 50+ Clubhouse (Over 6,000 Square Feet) category in the 2014 Best of 50+ Housing Awards presented by the National Association of Home Builders 50+ Housing Council. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140221/PH69569 The Best of 50+ Housing Awards honor excellence and innovation in the design, development, lifestyle and marketing of housing for the mature...

2014-02-20 23:00:36

Runners and walkers can register online at raceit.com. Hagerstown, MD (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Will the luck of the Irish carry you to the finish during the Saint Patrick’s Day Run for Your Luck 5k? Open to runners and walkers of all ages, the annual event sponsored by the Washington County Recreation Department, City of Hagerstown and the Washington County Community Free Clinic will take place Saturday, March 15, 2014, beginning at 8:30 a.m. For highlights from last year’s race,...

2014-02-20 16:26:43

Medifast Is Recognized for Superiority in Growth, Innovation, Culture, Leadership and Business Model OWINGS MILLS, Md., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, today announced that it has earned a position on the 2014 Mid-Market Elite list for Chief Executive magazine. The award, which recognizes leading mid-market companies, is presented...

2014-02-19 23:31:30

Last week the FDA officially revealed its new roadmap for electronic format submission on their website. The publication of these high level documents will create a good discussion between attendees at the PhUSE Computational Science Symposium which will take place March 16th to 18th in Silver Spring, Maryland. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 On February 6th, 2014 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration further enforced the usage of electronic data standards. On their...


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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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