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2014-10-28 23:01:30

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is hosting the Baltimore Walk for Hope at the Baltimore Zoo to help raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension - a rare disease of the lungs that affects

2014-10-28 16:26:45

Research Expected to Inform Future Discussions around CMS Five-Star Quality Measures and Promote Additional Improvements in Care BOWIE, Md., Oct.

2014-10-28 08:29:11

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc.

2014-10-25 23:00:21

United States Senator Barbara Mikulski, Lockheed Martin and Kaiser Permanente Honored by Prince George’s Community College at the 2014 Partners for Success Awards Dinner and Gala

2014-10-24 16:27:21

One of the nation's first high schools to qualify as a Cyber High School TOWSON, Md., Oct.

2014-10-23 23:11:29

The award-winning studio releases air dates for the Baltimore, Maryland area. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2014

2014-10-23 23:08:52

Preston Hyundai has just received a Hyundai Star Award for the #1 Service Satisfaction Dealer in the District for the 3rd Quarter of 2014.

2014-10-23 12:29:59

More than 125 regional physicians and healthcare executives leverage pioneering ACO experience MIDDLETOWN, N.Y., Oct.

2014-10-23 08:35:26

Senior Government Officials and Business Executives gather to Discuss Big Data, Cloud and Emerging IT Trends BOWIE, Md., Oct.


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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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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
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