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2014-10-14 23:08:30

VideoLink's seventh video studio location makes live TV appearances and HD video production easier for area businesses. Newton, MA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 VideoLink LLC, a full service video production company headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, announces the launch of its seventh video studio location. VideoLink has partnered with Caprock Energy and Regus to bring an HD video studio to Frederick, Maryland, conveniently serving executives and businesses in the I-270 corridor...

2014-10-14 08:32:30

Leading Health Plan Expands Relationship with Inovalon to Implement Integrated Solutions That Identify and Close Gaps in Assessment, Documentation, and Quality of Care Improvement BOWIE, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading technology company providing advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to the healthcare industry, announced that it has expanded its relationship and entered into a multi-year relationship with Elderplan,...

2014-10-13 23:06:29

IT director will participate in ERP panel Crofton, Md. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Force 3, delivering the best in federal security, collaboration, next-generation networking and support solutions, today announced that Erin Boensch, our Director of Information Technology, will appear as a speaker at Dreamforce, held this week, October 13 through 16 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Salesforce.com’s annual user and developer conference, Dreamforce, is the world’s largest...

2014-10-13 16:22:57

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based health services provider ComplexCare Solutions (CCS) has chosen Synaptic Advisory Partners to implement its Salesforce.com-powered population health management platform, Synapse(TM)-- a highly customizable, cloud-based application designed to help care teams gain a full 360-degree view of the patients in their population. As part of the partnership, Synaptic will work with ComplexCare Solutions to tailor Synapse to meet...

2014-10-13 08:23:14

Fifty of the most affordable and ecologically-sound U.S. colleges are ranked in a new web article by Best Choice Schools. PARKER FORD, Pa., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College students who are concerned with environmental issues can now explore 50 of America's "greenest" and cheapest universities in a new web article by Best Choice Schools. The "50 Great Affordable Eco-Friendly Colleges" in the article are all recognized leaders in energy conservation and sustainability, and they...

2014-10-10 23:01:09

An industry leader in providing Data Quality Assurance solutions to businesses, DvSum has unveiled a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) that’s designed with both business and IT users in mind. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Representatives with DvSum announced today that it has officially launched a new Data Quality Assurance software-as-a-service using its patented DataPARC solution. “It’s a cloud based software-as-a-service and is unlike anything else in the market,”...

2014-10-10 12:20:37

New Travel Options Now Available at southwest.com as Daily Service Between San Jose, Costa Rica, and Baltimore/Washington Begins March 7, 2015, Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today published an initial flight schedule for new, daily nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport and Juan Santa Maria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica, facilitating connecting service...

2014-10-10 08:22:43

To Premiere At The AFI In Silver Spring SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Writer, artist, and former Adventure Theatre MTC Board Chair, Trish Glowacki, announces the launch of WARNING: Take Only as Directed, a short film based on a personal tragedy that will serve to reduce parent and teen prescription drug abuse, November 5, 2014 at the AFI in Silver Spring. In 2010, an estimated 66,517 emergency department (ED) visits involving nonmedical use of...

2014-10-09 16:27:38

First Study of a Promising Ebola Vaccine Undertaken in West Africa BALTIMORE, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Professor Myron M. Levine, MD, Director of the Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), and UM SOM Dean E. Albert Reece MD, Ph.D., MBA, announced today that the CVD, in conjunction with its sister institution, The Center for Vaccine Development of Mali (CVD-Mali) and the Ministry of Health of Mali, have begun a...

2014-10-08 23:05:18

After 29 years of building Italian food franchises in DC, Maryland and Virginia, Pizza Boli’s is expanding its reach into Pennsylvania with a new restaurant in York. Pikesville, MD (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Award-winning pizzeria giant Pizza Boli’s is opening its newest restaurant on the east coast. On Saturday, October 11th, Pizza Boli’s will celebrate the grand opening of its new store in York, Pennsylvania. Pizza Boli’s is already a hometown favorite in Maryland, DC and...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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