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2014-08-05 23:07:56

Search Engine Academy Washington DC made the Baltimore Business Journal's weekly Top of the List for August 1, 2014. The weekly list featured the top five fastest growing woman-owned businesses in the Baltimore, Maryland area. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The Baltimore Business Journal named Search Engine Academy Washington DC (SEA DC) as one of the top five fastest growing woman-owned business in the Baltimore Maryland area for their weekly Top Of the List feature. "I...

2014-08-05 23:00:15

The event will provide day-long training for accessibility coordinators, web developers, and anyone implementing web accessibility. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program will co-host Web Accessibility Training Day on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. During the morning sessions of this all-day event, representatives from a range of different governmental, educational, and...

2014-08-05 16:26:26

New $1 Million Double Gold Slot Machine is the 1st of its Kind in Maryland and the Northeast Region to Offer Players a Chance at a Million Dollar Payout HANOVER, Md., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland Live! Casino is giving customers a chance to hit the jackpot for a cool Million Dollar payout with the new $1 MILLION DOUBLE GOLD SLOT MACHINE, the first of its kind in Maryland and the entire Northeast region. Starting Saturday, August 9 at 11:00pm, slot players can try their luck...

2014-08-05 08:22:38

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering today announced the launch of a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site in Southern Maryland. With support from the University System of Maryland, the site will bring together leaders in academia, industry, and government to accelerate UAS research. Congressman Steny Hoyer, who represents the district in which UMD and its UAS Test Site are located,...

2014-08-04 23:09:24

Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center–will host its inaugural Techy Thursday Happy Hour on Thursday, August 14th at its Highlandtown Technology and Innovation Center as part of its strategic outreach plan. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)–Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center–will host its inaugural Techy Thursday Happy Hour on Thursday, August 14th at its Highlandtown Technology and...

2014-08-04 23:08:34

The Children's Environmental Health Network's Executive Director, Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, has been appointed to the Maryland's Children's Health Protection Advisory Council. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, the executive director of the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN), has been appointed by Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland to the Maryland Children’s Health Protection Advisory Council (CEHPAC) for a four year term. Regarding her...

2014-08-04 23:05:55

Grant proposals must address factors contributing to poor birth outcomes, infant mortality. Baltimore (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) is committing up to $3.3 million over the next three years in programs seeking to improve birth outcomes and lower infant mortality rates in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia. CareFirst, the region’s largest health insurer, has issued a request for proposals from community health centers, nonprofit...

2014-08-04 08:33:03

HR4x00 Branch Gateway honored for branch networking security and performance innovations GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded it a 2014 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for its HR4x00 Branch Gateway....

2014-08-02 23:02:06

Steven H. Heisler, The Injury Lawyer, says women who were secretly photographed by Johns Hopkins gynecologist can still join class action lawsuit. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 On July 21, 2014, the Johns Hopkins Health System announced it has reached an agreement to settle the class action lawsuit filed October 24, 2013, in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Case No. 24-C-13-001041 MM, on behalf of thousands of women who allegedly were surreptitiously recorded during...

2014-08-01 16:24:08

BALTIMORE, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Jonathan Schochor, Chairman, Plaintiffs' Steering Committee, regarding Jane Doe No. 1, et. al. v. Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al., No. 24-C-13-001041. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7281851-dr-nikita-levy-patients-class-action-settlement/ If you were a patient of, or were treated by Johns Hopkins Hospital gynecologist,...


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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
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.