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2014-12-09 12:31:00

The Global Hotel Company Earns 15 Coveted Adrian Awards From The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International BETHESDA, Md., Dec.

2014-12-09 12:25:46

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven area teachers have been awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) grants from FirstEnergy Corp.

2014-12-08 23:08:17

Gift card exchange company released their 2nd Annual Frugal Holiday Gift Guide for the Top 10 Gift Cards of 2014. COLUMBIA, Maryland (PRWEB) December 08, 2014

2014-12-08 12:22:36

Mineta Transportation Institute's free report can help agencies plan for fluctuations SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec.

2014-12-05 23:01:28

MyWay Mobile Storage provides portable storage units to 2014 Special Olympics of Maryland Fall Sports Fest. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) December 05, 2014 MyWay

2014-12-05 20:21:40

Company to Close 34 Corporate Centers, Transition 17 Locations to Franchise Owners OWINGS MILLS, Md., Dec. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc.

2014-12-04 12:28:15

House, Senate Legislation Address one of the Biggest Flaws in CMS Bidding Program WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-04 00:22:24

OASIS Standard Edition Enables Commercial Agribusinesses to Make Smarter Decisions to Grow More Food ODENTON, Md., Dec.

2014-12-02 23:07:16

Equity Communities in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virgnia received honors at The 2014 PACE Awards. (PRWEB) December 02, 2014 Equity Management


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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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