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2014-09-21 23:02:24

Garrison Forest School is the first independent school in the Baltimore region to partner with Charm City Run on an employee wellness program. Owings Mills,

2014-09-18 20:22:57

NCQA ranks KPMAS #13 health plan in America ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept.

2014-09-18 08:27:08

Technology partners, developers, and consultants gather to discuss role of big data in the channel ecosystem BETHESDA, Md., Sept.

2014-09-17 23:14:47

Set to take place at the Olde Breton Inn in Leonardtown, Maryland, the semi-formal event will recognize the hard work and dedication of those who seek treatment at Walden to address their individual

2014-09-17 23:10:33

Premium Verizon wireless retailer opens second location in Southeast Maryland CHARLOTTE HALL, Md.

2014-09-17 16:27:44

WealthEngine streamlines prospecting for marketers, fundraisers, and financial professionals by empowering customers with the contact data to make prospect lists actionable BETHESDA, Md., Sept.

2014 Global Hawk
2014-09-17 03:00:21

NASA’s Cloud Physics Lidar (CPL) instrument, flying aboard an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft in this summer’s Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel, or HS3, mission, is studying the changing profile of the atmosphere in detail to learn more about how hurricanes form and strengthen.

2014-09-16 12:35:50

Graduate Degree Opportunities Available for UC Irvine Extension Students IRVINE, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-16 12:31:01

Study finds HIV medication specialist improved care, lowered costs ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept.


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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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