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2015-04-28 08:37:28

MARRIOTTSVILLE, Md., Apr. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bon Secours Health System will hold a two-day Diversity and Inclusion Summit, Tuesday, April 28 through Wednesday April 29.

2015-04-27 23:01:24

On May 5, people living with pulmonary hypertension (PH) and their loved ones will ask their social media friends around the world to join their fight against a life-threatening disease too often

2015-04-27 16:30:21

It's in the public's hands now; America chooses the 2015 Future Chefs national winner GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no surprise to learn that students' top five favorite

2015-04-27 16:21:17

BETHESDA, Md., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) reaffirms its commitment to sustainable growth and environmental performance with the release of a report that demonstrates

2015-04-27 12:23:02

Airport Activities including Yoga, Free Massages and Walking Trails Happening April 27 - May 1 BALTIMORE, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, the AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International

2015-04-24 12:27:52

ODENTON, Md., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective May 1, 2015, software license prices for the Operation and Agriculture Supply Information System (OASIS) Ultra-light and Standard Editions are

2015-04-23 23:06:03

New 9-meter Ku-band gateway and upgrades to existing 5-meter antennas expand Globecomm’s Maryland Teleport Plano, TX, USA (PRWEB) April 23, 2015 ASC

2015-04-23 12:29:22

The easy-to-use app allows students to search for and identify available scholarships based on individual preferences and key criteria COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-04-23 12:28:45

Company's Network Investments Increase Reliability, Fuel Innovation and Economic Growth BALTIMORE, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland's consumers, businesses and government agencies continued

2015-04-22 23:06:19

“Re-Clothe NY” campaign collected more than 100,000 pounds of textiles during America Recycles Day ABINGDON, Md.


Latest Maryland Reference Libraries

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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.