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2014-04-22 16:21:01

42 Percent Higher Than the National Average for Businesses NORTH BETHESDA, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitzgerald Auto Malls recycled over 80 percent of all solid waste generated at Fitzgerald dealerships, 42 percent higher than the national average for businesses. In Montgomery County, MD, Fitzgerald has continued to consistently exceed the 50 percent recycling requirement. As a result, Fitzgerald diverted 2,646 tons of waste from the landfill. Fitzgerald Auto Malls is the...

2014-04-22 12:20:47

Downloadable iOS and Android compatible application to enhance STEM education BETHESDA, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] launched a mobile application, Lockheed Martin USASEF, which will allow students to navigate a wide variety of exciting technologies and hands-on demonstrations within its 56,000 square foot exhibit space at the upcoming USA Science & Engineering Festival, April 26-27, 2014 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in...

2014-04-22 08:38:14

Broadband Satellite Solution Monitors and Controls Terrestrial TV Towers GERMANTOWN, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the world's leading provider of broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has signed a contract to supply Kazteleradio Corporation, Kazakhstan's national broadcasting operator, with a comprehensive HX broadband satellite solution to monitor and control the country's national digital terrestrial...

2014-04-21 12:29:26

Space Exploration Panel Will Be Featured on Lockheed Martin Stage April 26 BETHESDA, Md., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to STEM education, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is pleased to announce it will feature an interactive space exploration panel for student attendees at the upcoming USA Science & Engineering Festival. Visitors to Lockheed Martin's stage will have two opportunities to learn about spectacular experiences in space, ask questions...

2014-04-21 08:25:59

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) announced today the appointment of Shady Grove Adventist Hospital President John A. Sackett to its Board of Directors. Mr. Sackett is filling a vacancy on the BHI board left by William G. "Bill" Robertson, who recently announced that he was leaving his post as President and Chief Executive Officer of Adventist HealthCare for a position in Washington state. "The addition of John to the BHI Board of...

2014-04-21 08:25:43

OWINGS MILLS, Md., April 21, 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 first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Monday, May 5, 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 Michael C. MacDonald,...

2014-04-21 08:21:02

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Alliance to Save Energy have announced the winning schools in Maryland's PowerSavers Challenge, a competition aimed at inspiring students to educate family and friends about the benefits of energy efficiency. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b For the challenge, students learned how to use energy diagnostic tools, studied how buildings work as systems, calculated energy...

2014-04-18 23:07:23

Preston Hyundai, the premier Delaware and Maryland Hyundai Dealer, has a great selection of the 2014 Hyundai Azera. Preston Hyundai feels the Azera is a top choice among luxury sedans. Hurlock, Maryland (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Preston Hyundai, the premier Delaware and Maryland Hyundai Dealer, has a great selection of the 2014 Hyundai Azera. The design of the Azera is inspired by nature. Hyundai’s fluidic sculpture has won over many admirers. The Azera luxury sedan is a sophisticated...

2014-04-18 23:07:05

Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Provider, Sport and Spine Rehab will field a team, otherwise known as the SSR United, and take part in the DC Scores Cup 2014. Rockville MD (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The DC SCORES Cup is the largest annual charity soccer tournament in the area and is one of the organization’s biggest fundraisers. The World Cup-style, round robin co-ed tournament was created in 2003 and pits teams from local law firms and corporations against each other for a day of fun and...

2014-04-17 23:11:12

The Omni Hypnosis Training Center® of Washington DC. is providing students the choice of either taking the class in seven consecutive days or take it over three weekends in June. This training consists of module- based sessions, open discussion, and hands-on, practical exercises that allow the students to learn well beyond just basic theory into true understanding. Crofton, MD (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The Omni Hypnosis Training Center® of Washington DC announces two options for...


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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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