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2014-02-12 23:31:01

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a non-profit independent school for students with special needs is hosting an annual fundraiser. The event is entitled “Red Carpet Gala” and will be held on March 1, 2014 at 7 p.m. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Special needs school Cumberland Academy of Georgia was interviewed this week about the upcoming fundraising event on March 1, 2014. The Gala is an annual event for Cumberland, a school for Asperger’s and other learning differences. The...

2014-02-12 08:31:50

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust (AFT) expressed its disappointment today in a proposal by Governor Martin O'Malley to cut funding for farmland protection in Maryland in half, said Jim Baird, Mid-Atlantic Office Director for AFT. "Until now, Gov. O'Malley has supported full funding for farmland protection in Maryland, however, we are disappointed his budget proposal this year includes $23 million in cuts for the state's agricultural easements...

2014-02-12 08:29:13

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, will announce financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 on Monday, March 10, 2014, after market close. The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results with additional comments and details. Participants from the Company will be...

2014-02-12 08:28:34

Brain Science Research Consortium Unit harnesses power of key research faculty from multiple disciplines to propel understanding of brain function and to develop novel new therapies offering hope for those living with neurological disorders BALTIMORE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, Ph.D., MBA, announced today the establishment of a new brain science research unit that will bring together faculty from multiple...

2014-02-11 23:28:02

3M's new 800 series portfolio introduces new temporary surface protection tapes in an organized fashion for easier product selection with enhanced product performance. Westminster, Maryland (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division released a new portfolio of temporary surface protection tapes to the US market and these are available at Strouse. This portfolio of adhesives aims to provide a temporary surface protection solution for every surface and process....

2014-02-11 16:22:35

Prepared to Respond Should Heavy Snow Affect Parts of Company's Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Service Areas AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) utilities in Maryland, West Virginia, eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey are monitoring developing weather conditions and preparing for the possible impact of up to a foot of snow in some areas over the next several days. Current weather forecasts indicate that heavy snow could affect...

2014-02-11 12:30:24

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With statistics showing the U.S. falling behind in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and careers, National 4-H Council and HughesNet announced today a new partnership to introduce more American youth to hands-on, community-based STEM learning. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/NE29456LOGO ) The partnership includes a sponsorship from Hughes Network Systems, the operators of HughesNet, to...

2014-02-11 08:22:38

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephanie C. Hill, vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) Civil business, has been named the 2014 Black Engineer of the Year for her outstanding leadership during a 27-year engineering career and commitment to promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. This distinction, the highest honor given at Career Communications Group's...

2014-02-10 23:22:17

Meritus Health Joins the Explorys Network to Acquire Deeper Insight Into Trends Throughout the Continuum of Care, Aggregate and Analyze Population Health Data Across Disparate Systems and Locations Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Meritus Health, a 257-bed, acute-care, non-profit hospital located outside of Baltimore, MD, complemented by 16 primary and specialty physician practices, has selected...

2014-02-10 23:21:08

The spring is the time when the real estate market booms throughout the country, so professionals advise homeowners to get a jump start on preparations during the winter months. The team at SecuritySystemReviews.com put together a list of tips to help people ensure homes are market-ready. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Undoubtedly, the U.S. real estate market has seen a tremendous boom recently, and that’s expected to continue for the foreseeable future. Homeowners who...


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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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