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2014-07-09 16:20:56

BETHESDA, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will offer several media briefings and opportunities at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow. These events underscore Lockheed Martin's position as the world's leading global security and aerospace company, a trusted partner for governments around the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO Information about featured Lockheed Martin products is available on the company's 2014...

2014-07-09 12:23:05

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues an aggressive effort to restore power to customers in Maryland and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia following the summer storm that downed trees and wires in the region beginning last night. As of 9:00 a.m., Potomac Edison has restored more than 51,000 of the approximately 96,000 customers who lost power since the event began. The hardest hit Potomac Edison areas...

2014-07-09 08:28:43

GLENWOOD, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Healthcare Interactive, Inc. (www.hciactive.com) announced that it has secured $8M in Series A funding led by Grotech Ventures and Harbert Venture Partners. Healthcare Interactive (HCI) focuses on consuming massive amounts of healthcare data from existing systems in order to present this information, along with analytic measures, in an actionable way. Using patented technology and flexible architecture, the company empowers...

2014-07-08 23:08:43

Attendees will learn how to market to prospects during their self-education stage and how to measure social media’s return on investment. Beltsville, Maryland (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based public relations and marketing software, today announced two upcoming webinars in July. These instructional, hour-long sessions will be lead by Tom Martin, author of “The Invisible Sale,” and Nichole Kelly, CEO at Social Media Explorer | SME Digital....

2014-07-08 20:22:28

WINCHESTER, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the newest national builder in the competitive Washington, D.C., Metro Market, Trilogy by Shea Homes has found immediate success with buyers, outpacing expected sales from the moment the community opened. When Shea Homes opened their first Virginia resort community -- Trilogy at Lake Frederick -- in late June, the initial release sold out in the first week, and the second release is quickly following suit. This makes Trilogy at Lake...

2014-07-08 12:25:11

New event brings together the company's extensive channel ecosystem to drive innovation BETHESDA, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthEngine, the leading provider of wealth intelligence, prospecting solutions, and marketing services for higher education, healthcare, luxury, and financial services, announces the inaugural WE Partner Summit 2014. This is the company's first multivendor business and technology forum designed specifically for technology partners, developers, and...

2014-07-08 08:39:01

New HX based terminals suitable for global military operations GERMANTOWN, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, has recently teamed with Tampa Microwave to embed their HX-based modem into the Tampa Microwave ManPack family of small tactical satellite terminals. The terminals range in size from 45cm to 1.3m and feature WGS and FIPS compliant Hughes HX technology that can support X, Ku-...

2014-07-08 08:35:57

Comprehensive HughesON(TM) Managed Network Solution Includes Wireless Back-Up to Support Australian Retailer's UK Launch GERMANTOWN, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smiggle, a fast-growing Australian stationery brand, announced today that it has selected Hughes Europe to provide its market-leading HughesON managed network services to all Smiggle's UK stores. The comprehensive solution comprises business broadband DSL, including voice services, connecting Smiggle stores to the...

2014-07-07 23:00:09

Outstanding academic achievements and exceptional promise secures PGCC students a place at University of Maryland this Fall. Largo, MD (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Prince George's Community College is proud to announce that exceptional student, Valencia A. Danner, has been named a Kelly Regents Scholar, and will attend the University of Maryland, College Park this Fall on a full scholarship. The Regents Scholars Program was established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents to...

2014-07-07 10:26:13

IIASA China’s richest provinces have an outsized environmental impact on the country’s water-scarce regions, according to new research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Maryland. Many developed regions in China are not only drawing from their own water resources but also contributing to water depletion in other water-scarce regions of the country through imports of food and other water-intensive goods, according to the new...


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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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